Julian Sands missing – breaking news: Sheriff’s office provides update on search for missing actor

Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?

California authorities say the search for Julian Sands will continue only by air.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department posted an update On Wednesday night, it was US time to say helicopters were continuing to search the San Gabriel Mountains for any signs of the missing British actor.

The California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division Air Operations were brought in to assist the search using a device capable of detecting reflective materials and, in some cases, credit cards, the sheriff’s office said. .

Meanwhile, Julian Sands’ brother Nick has said he knows “in my heart” his brother is no longer alive as the search for the missing British actor nears its second week.

“However, sibling rivalry being what it is, it would be like him to walk out of there and prove me wrong,” Nick said in comments to his local Yorkshire newspaper, the Craven Herald.

Sands was reported missing Jan. 13, prompting a major search and rescue effort by the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office.

On Tuesday, an official statement from the sheriff’s office said further search of higher ground for Sands is still not possible due to poor conditions.

Last week, Sands’ family released the last known footage of him mountaineering, saying The Independent: “This is how he would like to be seen, doing what he loved most – a heroic mountaineer.”

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RECAP: Ground search for Julian Sands suspended

The search for missing actor Julian Sands in California’s San Gabriel Mountains is currently being done only by air, according to police.

As the effort to find Sands neared its second week, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said late Wednesday that ground searches in higher areas were no longer possible due to poor local weather conditions.

Police shared photos of the helicopters still being used in the aerial search and said the California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division Air Operations had been brought in to help.

Researchers use a RECCO device – a radar system that can detect matching RECCO reflectors worn by climbers on their clothing and bags, as well as other reflective surfaces such as electronics and sometimes even credit cards.

“We hope that our [California Highway Patrol] partners, Hertzell & Calcutt officers, can identify an area where we can focus our search efforts, and we thank them for their assistance,” the latest police update read, adding that “additional information will be forthcoming. published as they become available.

Sands, 65, was hiking in the Baldy Bowl area in the San Gabriel Mountains north of Los Angeles when he went missing on January 13. He has not been heard from since.

Adam WithnallJanuary 26, 2023 6:23 a.m.

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Frances Fisher is the latest to send prayers

Titanic The Fisher star shared his prayers in a response to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s tweet update on Wednesday, January 25.

“Please pray for Julian,” the actor wrote in response to news that the search for Sands would continue by air only.

Tom MurrayJanuary 26, 2023 05:30

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Credit card detection technology used in Sands research

In an update shared Wednesday, Jan. 25, authorities said they were using a Recco device to help find Sands.

“Recto technology can detect Recco reflective materials, electronics and, in some cases, credit cards,” they said.

Tom MurrayJanuary 26, 2023 04:30

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Who is Julian Sands?

Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?

Tom MurrayJanuary 26, 2023 03:30

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A hiker who disappeared on the same mountain where Sands disappeared has been found

A 75-year-old man, who went missing around 6 a.m. on Sunday, was found safe and sound on Tuesday afternoon.

North Hollywood’s Jin Chung suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was able to leave Mount Baldy with rescuers, ABC7 reported.

Tom MurrayJanuary 26, 2023 02:30

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How long will the research continue?

US authorities have previously said there is “no deadline” to call off the search for Julian Sands.

Today (January 25) marks the 12th day since Sands disappeared.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the incident was still classified as a search and rescue operation.

“We will schedule another ground search when the weather improves, and it will be safe for our ground crews,” a department spokesperson said.

Tom MurrayJanuary 26, 2023 1:30 a.m.

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Timeline of Julian Sands’ disappearance

Here is a brief updated reminder:

Operations to find actor Julian Sands step up as federal agencies join search (Ian West/PA)

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Operations to find actor Julian Sands intensify as federal agencies join the search (Ian West/PA)

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Everything you need to know as a search and rescue team continues their hunt for the British actor

Inga ParkelJanuary 26, 2023 12:30 a.m.

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Search for Julian Sands continues only by air

Helicopters continue to search California’s San Gabriel Mountains for missing actor Julian Sands, but further ground searches in higher areas are not possible due to poor conditions, authorities said.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department posted an update Wednesday night US time to say the search would only continue by air as the search for Sands neared its second week.

The California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division Air Operations were brought in to assist the search using a device capable of detecting reflective materials and, in some cases, credit cards, the sheriff’s office said. .

Bevan HurleyJanuary 26, 2023 12:00 a.m.

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Search for Julian Sands continues by air only, sheriff’s office says

In a Wednesday update, the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office said the search for Julian Sands would continue by air only.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department posted an update Wednesday night US time to say the search would only continue by air as the search for Sands neared its second week.

The California Highway Patrol’s Valley Division Air Operations were brought in to assist in the search using a device capable of detecting reflective materials and, in some cases, credit cards.

The sheriff’s office said it hopes to “identify an area where we can focus our search efforts.”

Bevan HurleyJanuary 25, 2023 11:34 p.m.

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Old music videos of Julian Sands shared by fans

As the search for the British actor continues, many fans have shared some of their favorite scenes of Sands from his past projects. Enjoy!

Inga ParkelJanuary 25, 2023 11:30 p.m.

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