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May 29, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
"Rainbow Man," recognized nationally for his multicolored wig and his antics and banners at televised sporting events, is believed to be a serial smoke-bomber, police said. Authorities identified Rollen Fredrick Stewart, 46, of Downey as the man suspected of setting off smoke bombs at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, a Christian bookstore in that city, the Trinity Broadcasting Network studios in Tustin and the lobby of the Orange County Register newspaper in Santa Ana.
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February 14, 1992 | DAVID REYES
The man whose "Jesus Saves" T-shirt and rainbow-colored wig made him easily identifiable during televised sporting events still remains an elusive figure, 10 months after police issued a warrant for his arrest. Rollen Fredrick Stewart, 47, a self-styled "televangelist" known as Rainbow Man, is wanted by police in connection with a rash of stink-bomb attacks in Orange County in 1991, said Santa Ana police investigator Ferrell Buckles.
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May 29, 1991 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man recognized nationally for his multicolored wig and his antics and banners at televised sporting events, was named in an arrest warrant issued Tuesday as the suspect in a series of stink-bomb attacks in Orange County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1991 | DAVID REYES and KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
ABC sports producer Chet Forte was amused at first when he saw the tutti-frutti wig and the "Jesus Saves" T-shirt move onto the television monitors of his control booth. But as the baseball season wore on, it became a constant source of irritation. "He got to be a terrific distraction," Forte said. "He would station himself behind home plate and our cameras would view over the pitcher's shoulder and it was very annoying seeing this guy waving the signs and all."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 14, 1992 | DAVID REYES
The man whose "Jesus Saves" T-shirt and rainbow-colored wig made him easily identifiable during televised sporting events still remains an elusive figure, 10 months after police issued a warrant for his arrest. Rollen Fredrick Stewart, 47, a self-styled "televangelist" known as Rainbow Man, is wanted by police in connection with a rash of stink-bomb attacks in Orange County in 1991, said Santa Ana police investigator Ferrell Buckles.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 30, 1991 | DAVID REYES and KEVIN JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
ABC sports producer Chet Forte was amused at first when he saw the tutti-frutti wig and the "Jesus Saves" T-shirt move onto the television monitors of his control booth. But as the baseball season wore on, it became a constant source of irritation. "He got to be a terrific distraction," Forte said. "He would station himself behind home plate and our cameras would view over the pitcher's shoulder and it was very annoying seeing this guy waving the signs and all."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 6, 1996 | GEOFF BOUCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In Ferrell Buckels' 21-year parade of the dead, the ice cream man with a bullet in his chest was first in line. Buckels was new to the Santa Ana Police homicide unit when he crouched over the hapless robbery victim in the back of his ice cream truck on a summer day in 1975. It would take Buckels seven years to cuff the killer on his first murder case, making it one of his toughest. "Sometimes they take awhile," Buckels recalled. "That's just how it is.
NEWS
May 29, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
"Rainbow Man," recognized nationally for his multicolored wig and his antics and banners at televised sporting events, is believed to be a serial smoke-bomber, police said. Authorities identified Rollen Fredrick Stewart, 46, of Downey as the man suspected of setting off smoke bombs at the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, a Christian bookstore in that city, the Trinity Broadcasting Network studios in Tustin and the lobby of the Orange County Register newspaper in Santa Ana.
NEWS
May 29, 1991 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A man recognized nationally for his multicolored wig and his antics and banners at televised sporting events, was named in an arrest warrant issued Tuesday as the suspect in a series of stink-bomb attacks in Orange County.
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