Tag: Dorner

Reward money decided in Dorner case

Big Bear, CA, May 8, 2013 – It was announced today that a decision has been made as to who will receive the reward money offered by authorities  in the case of Christopher Dorner.  James and Karen Reynolds, who were held hostage in their condo near Bear Mountain Resort by Dorner, will receive the bulk of the $1 million reward money at 80% or $800,000,  15% will be awarded to Danny McGowen, who reported Dorner’s burning pick up truck in the forest near Bear Mountain and 5% will be awarded to a truck driver, R. Lee McDaniel, who spotted Dorner outside a gas station.  None of the money will go to Rick Heltebrake, who was car jacked by Dorner while law enforcement were in pursuit, as authorities determined that his phone call did not aid in the capture of Dorner.  Christopher Dorner was an ex-LAPD who began targeting fellow law enforcement officers and their families after posting a manifesto of his intentions.  He was killed in a shoot out with police in a cabin in the area of Seven Oaks on February...

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Dorner Manhunt Intensifies In The Big Bear Area

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 12, 2013 – According to the Press Enterprise all mountain roads are closed, including Highway 18, 330 and Highway 38,” Sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said. “No one’s coming off the mountain and no one’s getting off.” No injuries have been reported. Shortly after 12:30, a woman called to report she was tied up and there were two other people inside the home. As sheriff’s deputies responded, shots were heard in the area and a stolen white Dodge pickup was seen fleeing the area. Sheriff’s officials found a white pickup truck with a sniper rifle in the backseat, according to sheriff’s dispatchers. The pickup was described as a camp truck from Camp Tahquitz. Police searched the home, where no hostages were found. The suspect was described as having a silenced handgun. River Road is blocked off Highway 38 and all other roads are being blocked down the mountain Dispatchers also found smoke grenades in the area. Highway 38 is now closed. Authorities believe the vehicle was heading toward Highway 38 from Glass Road. The vehicle is a Dodge white 2008 4-door pickup. Fish and Game units were shot at and returned...

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