[pct-l] Manhunt Closes PCT in Piutes
Gail Van Velzer
vanvelzer at charter.net
Fri Aug 7 14:06:03 CDT 2015
This is old news. It's been on Facebook all week. Not even residents are
allowed to go to their homes without a police escort.
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Sent: Friday, August 07, 2015 11:53 AM
Subject: [pct-l] Manhunt Closes PCT in Piutes
> "On Wednesday, the U.S. Forest Service issued an emergency order to close
> the Piute Mountains, a range in the Mojave Desert, as teams of deputies
> and SWAT officers searched for the suspected killer.
> All forest land and trails in the Piute Mountains and roads leading into
> the wilderness were closed. The Pacific Crest Trail also was closed from
> California 58 to Bird Springs Pass until further notice.
> Authorities think the gunman hiked over the Piute Mountains, possibly
> using the Pacific Crest Trail, to get to Weldon, 10 miles away, after
> kidnapping three men July 28."
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