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Saturday, October 18, 2008

"PERSON OF INTEREST" in the Cole Puffinburger case, Jesus Gastelum

10/18/2008 - 3:34

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) is looking for another "PERSON OF INTEREST" in the Cole Puffinburger case, Jesus Gastelum.

Investigators want to talk with Gastelum about the abduction.

In a news conference this afternoon, LVMPD officials said they were thankful for the assistance of the media in the AMBER Alert issued earlier this week.

They say the AMBER Alert has "run it course" and now they are looking for information that will lead them to the child.

For Updates visit our forum Here.

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AMBER Alert Abruptly Canceled, Press Conference at 4pm EDT

AMBER Alert Abruptly Canceled, Press Conference at 4pm EDT

According to abcnews online the AMBER Alert for Cole Puffinburger has been canceled.

They gave no reason for the cancellation. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced a news conference to be held at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).

I will update our Main Forum at From Whispers to Roars before I update this Blog.

To view Cole's thread click on our name above.

Fingers are crossed, I don't think this is going to be good.

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Grandfather of abducted Nevada boy arrested

Grandfather of abducted Nevada boy arrested

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The grandfather of a kidnapped 6-year-old Nevada boy was arrested in Southern California after police named him a "person of interest" in the abduction.

Clemons Fred Tinnemeyer was arrested late Friday in Riverside by United States Marshals, according to San Bernardino County Sheriff's records. He was being held at the Central Detention Center in the city of San Bernardino.

Investigators said they believe the child's kidnapping may be linked to Tinnemeyer's drug dealings with Mexican nationals.

U.S. Marshals' and Las Vegas police officials had no further information about the arrest early Saturday. San Bernardino County sheriff's officials did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

The boy, Cole Puffinburger, was abducted from a Las Vegas home Wednesday morning by three men posing as police officers. Police said they believe the men were Mexican drug dealers and that the kidnapping at gunpoint was a "message" to Tinnemeyer.

Tinnemeyer, 51, may have stolen millions of dollars from the Mexican nationals, said Officer Cris Johnson, a Las Vegas police spokesman. Johnson declined to say what role Tinnemeyer played in the drug operation or whether the kidnappers were seeking a ransom.

Police believe methamphetamine was involved, Johnson said. A nationwide Amber Alert remained in effect after two men tied up Cole's mother and her boyfriend at their house Wednesday and abducted Cole.

Las Vegas police Capt. Vincent Cannito said a third man was believed to be involved and that police had "several" other persons of interest in the case, but no suspects in the abduction.

Authorities also were investigating whether other family members had ties to the drug operation, Johnson said. "Money is a huge factor, obviously.

Drugs are a huge factor," Johnson said. "The only innocent person involved in this entire operation is the boy."


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