The following is a timeline of events, released by authorities and captured by a neighbor’s surveillance camera, in connection to the disappearance of Natalie Belmonte. The events are outlined in the arrest report of Gerard Lopes, who is charged with her murder. Authorities have said she was his adopted mother. All times are approximate:
Timeline of Events in Realtor's Disappearance
The timeline comes from the arrest report of Gerard Lopes
The latest on the case of Natalie Belmonte. (Published Thursday, Jul 21, 2011)
Updated at 8:23 PM EDT on Thursday, Jul 21, 2011
_ 2:49 _ The victim's vehicle (2007 Red Lexus es350) pulls into the driveway front-end first of her residence and two subjects exit same.
_ 5:08 _ A subject exits the residence and enters said vehicle at which time the driver backs out of the driveway and then repositions the vehicle by backing up to the garage at an angle towards the front doorand then re-enters the residence.
_ 5:12 _ A subject re-appears at the front door and appears to be dragging a large object to the rear of said vehicle and struggles to place same in the trunk. The subject re-enters the residence several times.
_ 5:16 _ The subject enters the vehicle and drives west on NW 5th St.
_ 5:24 _ The vehicle returns and pulls in and the subject re-enters the residence.
_ 5:45 _ The subject is observed exiting the front door of the residence and drags an object across NW 5th St. in a southerly direction and returns approximately five minutes later.
_ 6: 03 _ The subject exits the residence and is observed carrying an object over his shoulder across NW 5th St. in the same southerly direction and returns approximately five minutes later.
_ 6:16 _ A subject wearing a white tank top exits the residence with what appears to be two large white garbage bags and places them next to the left rear of the vehicle. The subject re-enters the residence.
_ 6:21 _The subject exits the residence carrying one large white garbage bag. The subject places the three bags in the trunk.
_ 6:23 _The subject enters the vehicle and drives west on NW 5th St.
_ 6:31 _ The vehicle returns and the driver re-enters the residence.
_ 7:41 _ A subject wearing a white T-shirt exits the residence and stands at the trunk of said vehicle and appears to be wiping the interior and exterior of the trunk and bumper.