Wednesday, November 30, 2016: Join Dana Tonight at 9 PM ET for The Dana Pretzer Show Discussing Missing Persons Cold Cases

Please join Dana Pretzer tonight at 9PM ET for The Dana Pretzer Show where he will be discussing missing person’s cold cases with his guests:

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  • Anne Gavin, CDN Missing Persons Advocate, co-founder of the Charles KJ Horvath-Allan Foundation & Volunteer with Cal Advocates for the Missing
  • Denise Allan, mother of missing Charles KJ Horvath-Allan.
  • Wendy Bosma, mother of missing Mike Bosma

California Police Reopen 16-Year-Old Cold Case of Missing Woman, Diana Rojas

As reported at FOX News, the California police have reopened a 16 year old missing persons cold case for Diana Rojas after receiving an anonymous tip. Diana Rojas was 27 when she disappeared in October 2000.According to accounts, she was a church worker and the mother of a 2-year-old and Long Beach police believe she was murdered.

Diana Rojas

California homicide detectives reopened the 16-year-old cold case of a missing woman last week after getting an anonymous tip.

Diana Rojas was 27 when she disappeared in October 2000. She was a church worker and the mother of a 2-year-old and Long Beach police believe she was murdered, though they have no suspect.

The tipster called cops to say where the woman’s body had been buried, KNBC-TV reported.

Following the tip, police drove 100 miles northeast to Ridgecrest on Thursday and dug four holes in the desert with the help of a backhoe and ground penetrating radar, according to the station.

After several hours the search was called off in the middle of the afternoon, the Long Beach Press-Telegram reported.

UPDATE I: Search Begins for Remains in 16-Year-Old Long Beach Cold Case.

Excavation began Thursday in the Kern County desert as authorities conducted a search for remains in connection with the disappearance of a Long Beach woman 16 years ago.

Diana Rojas, 27, was last seen Oct. 20, 2000, at an apartment in the 5500 block of Ackerfield Avenue, where she lived with her 2-year-old daughter, according to the Long Beach Police Department. She is believed to have been murdered.

Her pickup was never found. It was a 1992 Nissan Extended Cab pickup, black with white pinstripes, with Texas license number BY3242. Police circulated her photo and listed her description as being of Filipino and Hispanic descent, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 115 pounds, with brown hair and eyes.

U.S. Rep. John Conyers’ Son, 21 Year Old Carl Conyers Missing in Houston, TX (Update: Found Safe)

Carl Conyers, the son of US Rep. John Conyers (MI-D), has been missing since Tuesday, November 15, in Houston, Texas. Conyers was last seen by his roommate Tuesday afternoon on the 3700 block of Southmore in Houston.  The apartment is not far from the university campus where he is a student. Anyone with information is asked to contact Houston police at 713-884-3131 or 832-394-1840.

Carl Conyers

U.S. Rep. John Conyers on Thursday said he is “very worried” after his 21-year-old son was reported missing Tuesday from his apartment near the University of Houston.

“We’ve notified the FBI,” Conyers told The Detroit News about his missing son, Carl Conyers, who is a students at the university. “I’m very worried. It’s very unlike him. He’s a very stable young guy.”

At the U.S. Capitol Thursday, Conyers said his wife Monica is in Texas.

Carl Conyers was last seen by his roommate Tuesday afternoon on the 3700 block of Southmore in Houston, said Kese Smith, public information officer for the Houston Police Department. The apartment is not far from the university campus.

“We are working with the FBI and the Secret Service, and there is also an outside, private organization called Equusearch,” Smith said. “They’ve been contacted and they’ll be lending their assistance to help canvas the area.”

UPDATE I: Carl Conyers Found Safe and Unharmed.

The missing 21-year-old UH student and son of a Michigan congressman has been found safe.

The mother of Carl Conyers has confirmed that her son is alive and safe and back with her Friday morning.

Conyers’ mother, Monica, got the call from UH Police overnight. She says the details of how he was found are still unclear to her. She says her son needed a shower and hadn’t eaten. He’s now resting.

Conyers is the son of U.S. Rep. John Conyers, of Michigan, and his Monica.

21 Year Old University of Maryland Student Kaitlyn George Missing Since 11/10/16 in College Park, MD

21 year old University of Maryland coed Kaitlyn George has been missing since November 10, 2016 in College Park, Maryland.  She’s described as 5’3 120 pounds, last seen wearing a green jacket, black leggings and a black and white backpack. Her family says she was supposed to go camping Thursday with her boyfriend but never showed up. Kaitlyn George was last seen by her roommates at Allegany Hall Thursday afternoon around 4:00 p.m.

Kaitlyn George missing

The search continues for a missing student at the University of Maryland, 21-year-old Kaitlyn George. Police and family are pleading for the public’s help to find her.

Detectives are interviewing her friends and potential witnesses. Her family says she was supposed to go camping Thursday with her boyfriend but never showed up.

“It is out of character she’s a responsible young lady. She takes leadership training she got certified in outdoor rescue last summer,” said Jeanine Bryde, George’s Aunt.

George, who’s from New Jersey, was last spotted Thursday afternoon around 4:00 p.m.

Police say the 21-year-old student was last seen at Allegany Hall on the south side of campus, heading towards the Eppley Rec Center. Her family says she was being harassed before she went missing, but police don’t suspect foul play.

If anyone has any information regarding the missing Kaitlyn George , please contact University of Maryland Police Department at 301-405-3555.

UPDATE I: This is a security camera image of Kaitlyn George leaving Allegany Hall around 4:42 p.m. on Nov. 10 with a camping backpack and a pink bag.

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Two Des Moines, Iowa Police Officers Killed in Apparent Ambush Attacks … Suspects Still At Large

POLICE LIVES MATTER!!!

WHO-TV is reporting that two police officers were killed overnight in what is being called as an “ambush-style attack” in Des Moines, Iowa. The incident started at 1:06 a.m. Wednesday with a report of shots fired near 70th and Aurora. The first officer who arrived at that scene found an Urbandale police officer suffering from a gunshot wound. About 20 minutes later, a Des Moines police officer was found shot at the intersection of Merle Hay Road and Sheridan Drive. The names of the officers who were killed have not been released at this time in order to contact and notify their families first. So far, there has been no information about a potential suspect or suspects released by police. There have been no information on a suspect and no arrests have been made at this time.

VIDEO – ABC Action News

Two metro police officers are dead following what is being called an “ambush-style attack” and police say there is a “clear and present danger to police officers right now.”

According to Des Moines police the incident started at 1:06 a.m. Wednesday with a report of shots fired near 70th and Aurora. The first officer who arrived at that scene found an Urbandale police officer in his patrol vehicle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Twenty minutes later a Des Moines police officer was found shot in his patrol vehicle at the intersection of Merle Hay Road and Sheridan Drive. Both officers have died from their wounds.

VIDEO – AP

Des Moines Police are describing the shootings as ambush-style attacks.

At an early morning news conference Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department called the attacks a “cowardly act.” He also said, “Somebody out there is shooting police officers. We hope we find him before anybody else gets hurt, we definitely don’t want any of the public, in the community to get hurt but there is a clear and present danger to police officers right now.”

UPDATE I: Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek discusses the ambush … “There is a clear and present danger to police officers right now.”

As of a 5 a.m. press conference, police were still notifying the family members of the slain officers and planned to withhold the officers’ names, years of service and other details until later in the day, Parizek said.

Streets at both shooting scenes are closed as officers investigate, and classes have been canceled at Urbandale schools today. In Urbandale, the intersection of 70th Street and Aurora Avenue is closed, and in Des Moines, Merle Hay Road is closed between Urbandale Avenue and Hickman Road.

Police had no information on suspects as of 5 a.m. They could not say how many shots were fired or how many people may have been shooting.

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