Paul Dale Roberts
Roberts was born on January 17, 1955 in Fresno, California. He has an Associate Degree in Criminology. In 1977, Roberts for one year was a firefighter with the California Division of Forestry. Firefighting was not his cup of tea.
Roberts from 1973 to 1976 served with the US Army’s D.S.T. (Drug Suppression Team) C.I.D. (Criminal Investigation Division) in Germany, working undercover narcotics. From 1979 to 1986 Roberts served in the US Army’s Military Intelligence. Working at PIC-K (Photo Interpretation Center in Korea). Roberts held a Top Secret S.B.I. (Special Background Investigation) clearance as an Intelligence Analyst, later receiving an H-Identifier with OPFOR (Opposing Forces), where Roberts wore a Soviet uniform, ski mask and trained elite troops like US Army’s Special Forces, 101st Airborne, Air Force Special Operations, Delta Force, 82nd Airborne, Marine Recon the Soviet Threat and W.E.F.T. (Wings, Engine, Fuselage, Tail section) in identifying Soviet aircraft.
Roberts from 1976 to 1979 became involved in professional dancing and was a dance instructor for Arthur Murrays. Roberts danced with Jeff Kutache’s Dancing Machine in Lake Tahoe and Reno. Roberts appeared as an extra in movies like Rollerboogie and Skatetown USA. He later captured the Guinness Book of World Records for disco dancing 205 hours, in which Ripley’s Believe it or Not featured him in a cartoon, which can be seen here: http://www.centralhome.com/ballroomcountry/disco-days.htm
and here: http://www.discomusic.com/people-more/6789_0_11_0_C/
Comic Book Career:
Roberts became involved in reviewing comic books and interviewing comic book creators for Jazma Online! www.jazmaonline.com Roberts published one comic book entitled The Legendary Dark Silhouette, that will be made into a movie by independent movie producer Howard Nash. The movie promotion for his comic book can be seen here: http://tldsmovie.org/
Paranormal Investigator Career:
Roberts in 2004 became a paranormal investigator and with 400 investigations under his belt and 400 paranormal articles he has written lead him to be in documentaries. From History Channel’s Monsterquest (Mothman episode) to Conversations of a Serial Killer by Two Four Productions to Showtime’s Penn & Teller Bullshxt – Mayan Prophesy of 2012 to Mysteries of Angels and Demons by Ives Street Entertainment to Michael Jackson: You are not Alone/In Search of his Spirit, that can be seen here:
Roberts is also a Fortean investigator in which he investigates ALL things paranormal from Mothman, Chupacabra, UFOs, Crop Circles, Ghosts, Poltergeists, Demons and more. Roberts is the HPI (Haunted and Paranormal Investigations International) General Manager. www.hpiparanormal.net His business partner Shannon McCabe is the owner of HPI. Significant investigations by HPI are the Skinwalker Ranch in Utah, looking for Natalee Holloway’s ghost in Aruba, UFOs and Bigfoot at Mount Shasta, UFOs and USOs at Monterey Bay.
Roberts writes community stories and does interviews for the Sacramento Press, former columnist for Haunted Times Magazine, has written small blurbs for Newsweek, Time, National Geographic Traveler and People Magazine. Roberts is a former columnist for Vamperotica by www.vamperatica.com/Brainstorm Comics; Writer’s Digest; WebBound; Just Comics and More by Genesis Publications. Roberts now writes for online magazines such as Chatterbrew Magazine www.chatterbrew.com; Lorena’s Angels http://www.lorenasangels.com/; Ceri Clark’s All Destiny Magazine.
Roberts articles are featured in legendary Brad Steiger’s books and Timothy Green Beckley’s books. Roberts and Shannon McCabe have a paranormal book coming out called HPI Chronicles due out March 2011 by Publish America.
Roberts is an international traveler and has been to over 50 countries and territories. He has taken lessons flying a helicopter and Cessna airplane. He has taken lessons in skydiving. He has rappelled Moaning Caverns, rode on a hot air balloon along Napa Valley, flew in a glider along Calistoga. He has Para-sailed in Thailand.