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    Events since April 2004

    I was thinking that we could put together a timeline of significant events and Raven happenings since April 26th. I've been kind of hit-and-run lately, and I'm missing dates, so please feel free to fix them too. Please add as necessary and if you don't feel comfortable posting, pm me and I will post it.

    April 26, 10:30--Raven arrives home
    April 26/27, ??--goes to the pd to be questioned
    April 27, ??--returns home and friend alerts Christiansens of Janet's death, calling it a suicide.
    May ??-??--Buena Vista, VA for funeral/visiting friends
    May ??--attends Memorial Service in Annandale, VA
    May to ??--Stays with Christiansen family members
    May ??--Volleyball tournament
    Month of May--returns to Durham to collect belongings
    ??--Moves in with Karyn and Jim Bolten
    ??--Trip to Maine to (what was that called that he did?)
    ??--Starts working at Cingular
    ??--Fired from cingular
    ??--Starts working part-time at bike shop
    October 17 (I think)--Returns to Buena Vista, VA for SVU's homecoming
    October 24-31--Moab, for bikefest
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    Does anyone remember when Raven's various websites began to disappear?
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    Ravenstree.com
    I went to check on something at ravenstree.com this morning, and it seems that the site is no longer up and running.

    Pocketpcguy.com no longer works either, but, the domain appears to have expired on that one..

    The domain on ravenstree.com does not expire until 2011 if I remember correctly from Mr. A's WHOIS post.

    So whatever reason - someone took the site down, there's a techinical difficulty, something.... the site is not active (or was not about 15 minutes ago, today).


    This is a post from SES... and it looks like ravenstree went down around the 14th of June.

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    Thanks, guera for the help.

    Now another question, does it fit in the timeline after he moved in with Mommy and step-daddy? Before Maine? I know it had to have been before he started at cingular.
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    May 7, 2005 - Funeral for Janet Marie Christiansen and her precious baby she was carrying.

    June 3, 2005 -- Video surfaces showing Raven flashing his buck knife.

    July 22, 2005 - Prosecutors offer deal on Embezzlement Charges

    August 17, 2005 - News that police
    secure warrant to search involved all online activity from accounts, between April 1 and May 16, 2005.

    August 18, 2005 - Autopsy information released

    August 23, 2005
    - Raven pleads guilty to embezzlement (5 COUNTS)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jenifred
    May ??-??--Buena Vista, VA for funeral/visiting friends
    May ??--attends Memorial Service in Annandale, VA
    The funeral was Saturday, May 7th. The memorial was Monday, May 9th. The Sunday in between would have been Janet's first mother's day. I'm sure that was very difficult for her mother as well.

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    Woops sorry Guera, I decided to go in and edit my post so I could add more, thanks for the information though!
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    http://www.canyonbicyclesdraper.com/...s/about_us.htm

    Customer Assistance Staff
    Melissa PerryCasey RuffDavid BladesJason MerrellGreg DixonRaven Abaroa


    ...........the bike shop site shows that he's still there....appaerently they have no qualms when it comes to hirng a convicted felon.
    my opinion...........and i happen to agree with it.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by guera
    The funeral was Saturday, May 7th. The memorial was Monday, May 9th. The Sunday in between would have been Janet's first mother's day. I'm sure that was very difficult for her mother as well.
    That's right. Janet wasn't able to celebrate one Mother's Day, not one.

    Quera, what did you hear about the funeral and memorial service? We've heard conflicting reports of how raven and his mother acted.
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    Updated Timeline

    April 26, 10:30--Raven arrives home
    April 26/27, ??--goes to the pd to be questioned
    April 27, ??--returns home and friend alerts Christiansens of Janet's death, calling it a suicide.
    May 6-7--Buena Vista, VA for funeral/visiting friends (anyone know how many days he spent in BV? I know it was longer than just the day of the funeral)
    May 9--attends Memorial Service in Annandale, VA
    May to ??--Stays with Christiansen family members
    May ??--Volleyball tournament
    Month of May--returns to Durham to collect belongings
    June 3, 2005 -- Video surfaces showing Raven flashing his buck knife.
    July 22, 2005 - Prosecutors offer deal on Embezzlement Charges
    ??--Moves in with Karyn and Jim Bolten
    ??--Trip to Maine to (what was that called that he did?)
    ??--Starts working at Cingular
    ??--Fired from cingular
    August 17, 2005 - News that police secure warrant to search involved all online activity from accounts, between April 1 and May 16, 2005.
    August 18, 2005 - Autopsy information released
    August 23, 2005 - Raven pleads guilty to embezzlement (5 COUNTS)

    ??--Starts working part-time at bike shop
    October 17 (I think)--Returns to Buena Vista, VA for SVU's homecoming
    October 24-31--Moab, for bikefest

    Alright, I am unsure if the things in orange (like the color?) are in the correct places. Let me know if someone thinks otherwise.
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    Beach Volleyball Tournament

    Beach Volleyball Results


    Sand Daddy, on June 11-12

    http://www.spike.net/Beach/Beach%20...s%20Results.htm

    And in last place . . .

    Men's BB
    1. Jeff Sise/David Smith
    2. Ryan Baraga/Eddie Henseler
    3. Steven Pacyna/Jay Lennon
    3. Will Curley/Bac Heddeman
    5. Chris Rogala/Matt Uber
    5. David Johnson/Ted Weaver
    7. Mathew McElligatt/Erik Gedney
    8. Sean Casey/Aaron Combs
    8. Raven Abaroa/Raleigh Dowd

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - Janet Abaroa Time Li

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    July 6. 2005

    SES first notes that Raven's blog, (I assume on Ravenstree), was gone:

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - Raven's Website and Online Activity

    ... Seems that since yesterderday (I know, as I looked at it yesterday), that Raven's blog has been "updated" -

    in that, the narrative is gone, the comments section is gone, the mysterious "until we meet again" blog link that never worked is gone. All that remains is the profile and some other more generic type information...

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    On June 30th, we hear the first mention of Raven heading to New England:

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - General Discussions #6

    Unless he was heading up to Maine? Someone posted that he had family up there and was going to stay with them for awhile. Of course, I highly doubt he would be driving the Acura when he would be noticed so much more in the VX.

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    July 7 & 8, 2005

    July 7th:

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - For love or money?

    I've learned that Raven is now back on the east coast in either Maine or New Hampshire visiting family. I imagine he'll be heading this way again towards mid July as his court date approaches.

    July 8th:

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - Raven's Website and Online Activity

    I mentioned in a couple of the other threads that I verified Raven is back on the east coast now visiting his family in either Maine or New Hampshire. That same source confirmed that Raven is reviewing this forum on a regular basis.

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    So it seems that Raven was "spotted" a lot online during the early part of July yet we know that it was not to create a memorial site.

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    Post from July 26th

    Seems that Raven just so happened to be in Maine during this fun event. Includes canoeing, mountain biking, navigation, trekking/running and who can forget a big party at The Lodge at Mount Snow afterwards! (Of course, we have no idea if he participated in this while in Maine but if he was visiting his uncle at this time, I can't imagine that he had to sit at his uncle's house and wait for him to get back from an adventure race in Vermont)!

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - Places to look for Janet's killer

    It seems Raven will stop at nothing to look for his wife's murderer. It has been rumored that he looked on the beach volleyball courts. It is rumored that he has traveled to Utah to look on the mountain bike trails. Could he now have traveled to Maine to look with his uncle fred abaroa at the adventure race in Mt. Snow, Vermont??


    http://www.adventureracingzone.com/...t=293&view=next

    Link within that link:

    Adventure Racing Zone :: View topic - Team Razbo, Mt Snow, VT

    From fabaroa:

    Our Female racer dropped out and we are desperatly looking for a replacement for this race. We are a novice team just looking for experience and some fun. Send me an e-mail if you are interested. ar@xxxxxx

    General Course Info (events in alphabetical order, not necessarily race order)

    Total distance - approx 40 miles, although we will not reveal the breakdown of events, or if any of the events will be repeated etc will not be revealed until the MORNING of the start.
    Canoeing - The paddling will be on a lake(s) where wind may be a factor! Canoe Paddles and PFDs are available if needed, and personal paddles and/or PFDs are allowed, as long as they are Type III CG approved, non-inflatable.
    Mountain Biking - Good mix of 'cruisy' doubletrack, a little singletrack, steep climbing, and fun descents.
    Navigation - no specific 'orienteering' section, but teams will have to use their map & compass the entire race, as NONE of the course is marked
    Trekking/Running - Good blend of on and off-trail travel, where your navigational skills will be put to the test.


    The Schedule....

    Saturday, 16 July 2005 at Lodge at Mount Snow, near the main entrance to Mount Snow Resort, look for the Racing Ahead, Inc. banners, and RV.

    9am - 11am Pre-Race Clinics - PLEASE pre-register via email, you can pay on Saturday AM, the 16th, space is limited 2-hour Navigation Clinic - $15 per racer



    12noon - 6pm Registration – all racers must attend to fill out paperwork, do gear checks,

    one team member must complete the Navigation Review. Support Crews must fill

    out Waiver. Please don’t wait until the last minute. We will have many teams to get

    through Registration, and cannot complete check-in for all teams from 5 to 6pm.
    Golite/Timberland’s Sprint AR Team will be doing presentations/Slide Shows during registration.



    7pm Race Briefing; START location revealed



    Sunday – 17 July 2005

    5am – 5:45am Assemble at START



    5:50am One support crew member from each team will line up at the STARTING line to accept

    the Team’s Course directions, passport, and maps. The information must remain ‘rolled up’

    until the Race Director says go.



    6am Race Director will say “GO”, and Support Crews hurriedly find their teams and

    divulge the course. As soon as teams are comfortable with their plotted course,

    they may take off on the first leg. Support Crews may help with the maps as long

    as the Support Crew remains in the designated STARTING area.



    6pm Race Cut-Off – all teams will be at the Lodge at Mount Snow as full course finishers, alternate course finishers, as unofficial finishers or unranked finishers.



    7pm Party at The Lodge at Mount Snow - included in entry for all racers, an additional $12 per support, family or friends. MUST PRE-pay at Registration, buffet style sit-down meal and prize giving.
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    Eco USA - Grassroots Adventure Racing

    6/11
    Discover Portland Urban AR - ME
    eastern_mountain_sports- 1st - 38.00
    TriManiacs - 2nd - 34.00
    SPTU/Darn Tough Jeep - 3rd - 32.00
    Haywalkers - 4th - 30.00
    Wormtown - 5th - 29.00
    Strongbadia - 6th - 28.00
    Destination Unknown - 7th - 28.00
    Forza - 8th - 27.00
    Dam Beavers - 9th - 26.00
    Razbo - 10th - 25.00

    No idea if Raven would have been at this one but considering where they finished, I'd say it's possible.

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    Seems there are pretty high registration fees, etc., associated with this activity -

    Some of this sounds so Raven ...

    The A-Files on adventure.mountainzone.com

    Considering entering the adventure racing arena but intimidated by the high costs associated with the sport? You should be. It's a lot more expensive than bowling, archery, or ping pong. But the yields or dividends of the sport are high: Adventure racers get to travel the world and live in week-long states of endorphin rush and sleep deprivation. They get to experience exotic cultures, amoebic dysentery, and psychological group therapy. Hey, it should cost a lot.

    Sure, a team of three can race a weekend Hi-Tec for a reasonable fee, provided they live where the race is taking place. But we're talking about the biggies here, the expedition-style races that all fledglings are shooting for eventually. The Eco-Challenge (I wonder if this is the one mentioned above that Razbo did), The Raid Gauloises, and the Elf Authentic Adventure. Holy Grail stuff.

    ... Not only do you have to develop the initial relationships and contacts (schmoozing, phone calls, networking, trade shows), but good relationships are only maintained if you provide sponsors with the proof of your worth...

    ...Though some cynics call adventure racing a sport for the elite, that isn't altogether true.

    (Interesting article - remainder at link)

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    At least it's not LAST place ...

    New England Adventure Race Series - Race 2 Results

    2005 - Vermont - RESULTS



    2005 Official Results - 19 July 2005







    All-Male Teams

    FULL COURSE

    1st Canigetawitness II, The Congregation 8:20
    2nd Cogg Wild (Richer) 8:39
    3rd High Speed Vomit 8:48
    4th Lite Kinetic 11:02
    5th Razbo 11:13
    6th White Mountain AR 11:19
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    Is this adventure racing the same as geo-caching?

    Anyway, I'm not quite sure what I'm looking at here - it's a blog by someone that participates in this sport on a team called Shooting Stars. I don't think that this has any connection to Raven but I'm posting it for the pictures that the guy has on his blog to give a better idea of what's involved in this activity.

    SVS 2 - Shooting Star Adventure Race Report 2005 | n o i - training, racing, thinking

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    Friends sites

    We know that Raven signed up for MySpace on April 19, 2005.

    It seems that he probably signed up for Classmates.com around March 8, 2005 (or at least that's when he posted the announcement about Kaiden's birth).

    I don't have any idea when he signed up at Reunion.com but he definitely signed up there.

    And as of November 29th, 2005, he was listed as being one of the "newest members" at an Alta High School Reunion website.

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    March 8?--Signed up at classmates.com
    April 19--Signed up at myspace as single; don't know if it was a mistake or not
    April 26, 10:30--Raven arrives home
    April 26/27, ??--goes to the pd to be questioned
    April 27, ??--returns home and friend alerts Christiansens of Janet's death, calling it a suicide.
    May 6-7--Buena Vista, VA for funeral/visiting friends (anyone know how many days he spent in BV? I know it was longer than just the day of the funeral)
    May 9--attends Memorial Service in Annandale, VA
    May to ??--Stays with Christiansen family members
    May ??--Volleyball tournament
    Month of May--returns to Durham to collect belongings
    ??--Moves in with Karyn and Jim Bolten
    June 3, 2005 -- Video surfaces showing Raven flashing his buck knife.
    July ??-??--Trip to Maine/Vermont for competition(what was that called that he did?)
    July 22, 2005 - Prosecutors offer deal on Embezzlement Charges
    ??--Starts working at Cingular
    ??--Fired from cingular
    August 17, 2005 - News that police secure warrant to search involved all online activity from accounts, between April 1 and May 16, 2005.
    August 18, 2005 - Autopsy information released
    August 23, 2005 - Raven pleads guilty to embezzlement (5 COUNTS)
    ??--Starts working part-time at bike shop
    October 17 (I think)--Returns to Buena Vista, VA for SVU's homecoming
    October 24-31--Moab, for bikefest
    November 29--signed up at the Alta High Reunion website.

    Thanks JG for the searching. Something that I didn't realize, but look how close the dates are for the New England trip and the plea deal for the embezzlement. I wonder if he was in contact with his lawyer during the trip. Plus, weren't we up in the air on if he had to appear or not in court for that first date?
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    Volleyball

    Jen, the Sand Daddy volleyball tournament was June 11 and 12th.

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    Soccer League

    SES originally posted on September 29, 2005:

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - General Discussions #6

    ... Seems he's playing in an indoor soccer league in Salt Lake these days.

    This team is part of an organization called "Let's Play Soccer." Seems that Raven's team is called Mulletproof, and they play Tuesday nights at 9:30pm...

    This is pulled from the current page (standings as of 9/27/05):

    Players Name Team Name Goals Assists Points


    RAVEN ABAROA MULLETPROOF 3 5 8

    Here's a link to the weekly schedule:

    http://www.letsplaysoccer.com/main/...slschedule1.htm

    And finally, a link to the Salt Lake Indoor Soccer site:

    http://www.letsplaysoccer.com/main/...e/saltlake.html

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    Soccer League

    But as of December 13, 2005, terminatrixator posted:

    Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community - View Single Post - General Discussion #7

    ... I clicked on the link and actually Raven did not show up on there. I thought he was on Mulletproof and perhaps because of the publicity on Websleuths, they either decided not to announce Mulletproof's scores anymore, they dropped out, or they changed their name.

    (My addition - perhaps the season is over?)

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