72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, of Citrus Heights, was named as the suspect arrested in the decades long case. DeAngelo has been identified as a former police officer who worked in Auburn Visalia.

June 18, 1976:Rape in Rancho Cordova

July 17, 1976: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

August 29, 1976: Rape in Rancho Cordova

September 4, 1976: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

October 5, 1976: Rape in Citrus Heights

October 9: 1976: Rape in Rancho Cordova

October 18, 1976: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

October 18, 1976: Rape in Rancho Cordova

November 10, 1976: Rape near Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights

December 18, 1976: Rape in Carmichael

January 18, 1977: Rape in College Greens neighborhood in Sacramento

January 24, 1977: Rape on Primrose Drive in Citrus Heights

Feb. 7, 1977: Rape near Crestview Drive and Madison Avenue in Citrus Heights

March 8, 1977: Rape near Robertson and Whitney avenues in Sacramento

March 18, 1977: Rape in southwest Rancho Cordova

April 2, 1977: Rape near Madison and Main avenues in Orangevale

April 15, 1977: Rape near Madison and Manzanita avenues in Sacramento

May 3, 1977: Rape in College Greens neighborhood in Sacramento

May 5, 1977: Rape near Madison and Main avenues in Orangevale

May 14, 1977: Rape near Greenback Lane and Birdcage Street in Citrus Heights

May 17, 1977: Rape in Carmichael’s Del Dayo neighborhood

May 28, 1977: Rape near Sky Parkway in south Sacramento

September 6, 1977: Rape near Lincoln Village West in north Stockton

October 1, 1977: Rape near Tuolomne and La Riviera drives in Rancho Cordova

October 21, 1977: Rape in Foothill Farms

October 29, 1977: Rape near Woodson Avenue in Sacramento

November 10, 1977: Rape on La Riviera Drive near Watt Avenue in Sacramento

December 2, 1977: Rape near Brett and Revelstok drives in Foothill Farms

January 28, 1978: Rape near East Walnut Avenue in Sacramento

February 2, 1978: Murder of Brian and Katie Maggiore in Rancho Cordova

March 18, 1978: Rape in Stockton

April 14, 1978: Rape near Seamas and Riverside avenues in south Sacramento

June 5, 1978: Rape in Modesto

June 7, 1978: Rape at UC Davis

June 23, 1978: Rape in Modesto

June 24, 1978: Rape on Rivendell Lane in Davis

July 6, 1978: Rape in Davis

October 7, 1978: Rape near Treat Boulevard and Oak Grove Road in Concord

October 13, 1978: Rape in Concord

October 28, 1978: Rape in San Ramon

November 4, 1978: Rape in San Jose

December 2, 1978: Rape in San Jose

December 9, 1978: Rape in Danville

April 5, 1979: Rape in Fremont

June 2, 1979: Rape in Walnut Creek

June 11, 1979: Rape in Danville

June 25, 1979: Rape in Walnut Creek

October 1, 1979: Broke in and tied up a Goleta couple

December 30, 1979: Murder of Robert Offerman and Debra Manning in Goleta

March 13, 1980: Murder of Charlene and Lyman Smith in Ventura

August 19, 1980: Murder of Keith and Patrice Harrington in Dana Point. Patrice had also been raped

February 6, 1981: Murder and rape of Manuela Witthuhn in Irvine

July 27, 1981: Murder of Cheri Domingo and Gregory Sanchez in Goleta

May 4, 1986: Murder and rape of Janelle Cruz in Irvine

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