Case #: 72-03110

Date occurred: 02/27/1972

Location of crime: 22 Freeway at Fairview off ramp

Victim: Terry Powell

Case Synopsis: Powell was riding his motorcycle eastbound on the 22 Freeway Fairview off ramp. A vehicle pulled along side Powell and fired several gunshots at him. Powell was struck several times from the gunfire and later died from his injuries. Powell was an associate of the "Hangmen" motorcycle gang and was involved in an incident a week prior with the "Seekers" motorcycle gang.

The Garden Grove Police Department is seeking information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect(s) responsible for this murder. If you have information that could assist with this investigation or any other unsolved case, you can call the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5704 or Investigator Terra Ramirez at (714) 741-5800 or email