Big Bear Roads Closed in Manhunt Search

All roads leading in and out of Big Bear have been closed

Friday, Apr 5, 2013  |  Updated 10:46 AM PDT
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All major roads leading up into the mountains of the San Bernardino National Forest were closed to all traffic Tuesday afternoon because of the search for homicide suspect Christopher Dorner.

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The California Highway Patrol has closed all routes into Big Bear Lake.

Officers were manning those posts and were not allowing anyone to go up or come down at this time according to CHP spokesperson Mario Lopez.

The closures include:

  • State Route 38 at Bryant and at Valley of the Falls
  • State Route 330 at Interstate 210 and Highland
  • State Route 18
  • State Route 138

Lopez said the length of the closure was not known.

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