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Weapons, Cold Weather Survival Gear Allegedly Found Inside Christopher Dornerís Truck
CBSLA.com) ^ | February 9, 2013 3:30 PM

Posted on 02/09/2013 3:58:25 PM PST by BenLurkin

BIG BEAR (CBSLA.com) — Several weapons and cold weather survival gear have allegedly been found inside the burned-out truck owned by accused killer Christopher Dorner, CBS News has learned.

A law enforcement official working on the investigation told the network a Coleman stove, cot and propane gas supplies were found inside Dorner’s Nissan Titan.

Two long-range rifles with suppressors and a Glock handgun were also reportedly recovered.

The truck was discovered early Friday morning on a dirt service road between Bear Mountain and Snow Summit resorts approximately seven hours after Dorner allegedly fired at officers, killing one and critically injuring another, in Riverside. A third officer in Corona suffered a graze wound.

The 33-year-old Dorner is also wanted by Irvine police in connection with the murders of 28-year-old Monica Quan and her fiance, 27-year-old Keith Lawrence, on Feb. 3.

The official also told the network that the discovery does not preclude the possibility that Dorner has additional weapons and gear.

Dorner remains at large. Officers on Saturday resumed their search in Big Bear for Dorner.

Elsewhere in Buena Park, Irvine police confirmed to CBS2 that detectives served a search warrant Friday evening at a storage locker belonging to Dorner.

According to a public information officer, items of evidence were collected.


TOPICS: US: California
KEYWORDS: banglist; california; christopherdorner; dorner; holderspeople; lapd; massmurderer; obamaspeople
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1 posted on 02/09/2013 3:58:34 PM PST by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

That report makes it seem the fellow is traveling light now.


2 posted on 02/09/2013 4:05:36 PM PST by Blue Collar Christian (Pray for revival. <BCC><)
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To: BenLurkin

Bump


3 posted on 02/09/2013 4:06:25 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: BenLurkin

Either he’s really throwing out misinformation, or something went wrong in his plan.


4 posted on 02/09/2013 4:08:01 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: BenLurkin

Bet this ends in suicide, maybe by cop.


5 posted on 02/09/2013 4:08:54 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: BenLurkin
"The official also told the network that the discovery does not preclude the possibility that Dorner has additional weapons and gear."

Duh! He obviously left them there for a reason you stupid morons.

6 posted on 02/09/2013 4:10:25 PM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: BenLurkin

His truck getting stuck in the mud was not part of the plan — nor was losing all that gear. He burns it all rather than hiding it or taking it with him. That wasn’t smart.

There are not may ways out of Big Bear and it he plans to hike out they will find his bones sometime next summer.


7 posted on 02/09/2013 4:15:59 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I'd say he's might have a helper...and it is indeed misinformation.

Simple answer is...He needed things to burn and left such a cache...and he had doubles of everything. That info they might be able to track down. His buds would know.

Would like to know if he owned: skis, snowboard, snowshoes, snow mobile....

8 posted on 02/09/2013 4:16:48 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Tijeras_Slim
"Either he’s really throwing out misinformation, or something went wrong in his plan."

Yeah.

9 posted on 02/09/2013 4:19:33 PM PST by Brian_Casserly ("...I will bless them that bless thee (Israel), and curse him that curseth thee..." - Genesis 12:3)
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To: Uncle Chip
His truck getting stuck in the mud was not part of the plan — nor was losing all that gear. He burns it all rather than hiding it or taking it with him. That wasn’t smart. There are not may ways out of Big Bear and it he plans to hike out they will find his bones sometime next summer.

Agreed. He's laying dead somewhere within 10 miles of that truck.

10 posted on 02/09/2013 4:20:43 PM PST by NittanyLion
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Something went wrong with his plan. I thought I read somewhere that the axle was busted. They’ll likely find him dead, either by suicide or exposure.


11 posted on 02/09/2013 4:25:04 PM PST by Girlene
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To: BenLurkin

A cot makes little sense to me...except for burning and that’s just what happened...and the same thing with the other stuff...It was all tinder.....


12 posted on 02/09/2013 4:28:13 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: BenLurkin

Had he been driving a Volt, this wouldn’t even be suspicious.


13 posted on 02/09/2013 4:29:24 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: NittanyLion
Agreed. He's laying dead somewhere within 10 miles of that truck yep.... then why go to big bear? we will never really know will we?
14 posted on 02/09/2013 4:33:33 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ColdOne

http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news/local/inland_empire&id=8984280


15 posted on 02/09/2013 4:36:44 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: ColdOne
then why go to big bear? we will never really know will we?

My guess if that we won't. I can't imagine any situation where he would have intentionally burnt the guns and survival equipment.

16 posted on 02/09/2013 4:36:56 PM PST by NittanyLion (uip)
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To: BenLurkin

Maybe pretty simple explanation. Leaving them there in vehicle with broken axle may mean he found another vehicle and doesn’t need them any more. He may have commandeered a second vehicle with driver and is long gone back to LA to focus on his real targets. He is on a mission.


17 posted on 02/09/2013 4:36:59 PM PST by Real Cynic No More
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Propane leaking ~ could have been the cause of that fire.


18 posted on 02/09/2013 4:38:46 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: NoGrayZone

Yeah, the reason being that he’s a halfwit who doesn’t have any real planning ability. He tried hijacking a boat, but that “plan” failed when he ran into the little problem of not knowing how the hell to get it started. Then he tried running for the hills... only to get his truck stuck in the mud.

This boy has an IQ just barely above room-temperature. Hell, according to Larry Elder the dumb bastard shot himself by accident when he was in the police academy.

He’s run out of unarmed women and parked police cars full of unaware officers to shoot up, so don’t expect anything spectacular from him.


19 posted on 02/09/2013 4:41:37 PM PST by jameslalor
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To: jameslalor

You, I and the rest will just have to wait for the outcome.


20 posted on 02/09/2013 4:44:28 PM PST by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Beowulf9
Bet this ends in suicide, maybe by cop.

Good possibility, or he may already be a goner. Either way, I think it will end violently. I get this feeling he does not want to be taken alive. I wonder if Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton will weigh in on it?

21 posted on 02/09/2013 4:44:28 PM PST by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: Mark17

May he wind up as bear scat.


22 posted on 02/09/2013 4:45:17 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: jameslalor

I’m with you, James. This guy is being made out to be a Rambo. I don’t think he’s all that. You’ve pointed out the reasons.


23 posted on 02/09/2013 4:45:36 PM PST by islander-11 (Save Nantucket - Vote Republican!!!)
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To: BenLurkin

Will this mean they will stop shooting up pickup trucks everywhere because they “match the description” in the mind of the shooting officers?


24 posted on 02/09/2013 4:45:40 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Uncle Chip
In his Naval record I did not find any survival training.

He's either used this as a diversion (and he has another vehicle) or he is going to be dead soon.

25 posted on 02/09/2013 4:48:31 PM PST by Brian_Casserly ("...I will bless them that bless thee (Israel), and curse him that curseth thee..." - Genesis 12:3)
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To: Uncle Chip
His truck getting stuck in the mud was not part of the plan — nor was losing all that gear. He burns it all rather than hiding it or taking it with him. That wasn’t smart.

LOL...you seem to believe everything and anything the media feeds you.

26 posted on 02/09/2013 4:51:08 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: BenLurkin

A stove, some propane for the stove and a cot aren’t much in the way of camping equipment and don’t qualify as survival gear by any stretch of the imagination.


27 posted on 02/09/2013 4:54:23 PM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: NoGrayZone
You, I and the rest will just have to wait for the outcome.

Nice to see a voice of reason here ;)

28 posted on 02/09/2013 4:56:01 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Mark17; Sacajaweau
From the link provided by Sacajaweau in post 15,

Friday - Feb. 8 [Noon]: The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., along with the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, issues the following plea to suspected cop killer Chris Dorner.

"Dear Christopher Dorner; Apparently you have been wounded by your past experiences of what you have stated in losing your job. I understand your feelings of being hurt. I'm making a plea to you to stop spreading the pain, the hurt and the fear. Please stop don't take anymore lives.

Christopher, your mother is in pain and concerned for your safety. There are many good and creditable people in Los Angeles, like The Los Angeles Sentinel's Executive Publisher/CEO Danny J. Bakewell Sr., Bishop Noel Jones, Bishop Kenneth Ulmer and Rev. Charles Singleton. These individuals I know personally and they would gladly receive you. Whatever I can do without hesitation please contact me through Danny Bakewell at the L.A. Sentinel.

Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr."

29 posted on 02/09/2013 4:57:35 PM PST by TaxPayer2000
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To: Brian_Casserly

I pray for the latter before any other innocent lives are lost.


30 posted on 02/09/2013 5:00:42 PM PST by Grandma Conservative (Take back the GOP Now, not in three years or be prepared to vote RINO once again.)
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To: BenLurkin

A Coleman stove, cot and propane would be useless gear in high country in low temps - especially zero or colder. A Coleman stove is clunky and heavy compared to ultralight gear commonly available. Same goes for the cot - dumb choice due to air circulation under the cot. In sub-zero weather, closed-cell foam with adequate bags is the norm. Finally, propane delivers poorly in colder temps. Not as bad a butane but white gas or native fuels would be better choices. IMO, these items are decoy materials. Some people are of the opinion that he’s dead and covered with snow up in the mountains. I doubt that. He’s nuts but he’s not stupid.


31 posted on 02/09/2013 5:01:38 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: BenLurkin
allegedly been found

There's another reference to that magical term...."Allegedly".

The word that needs no explanation, no verification and certainly no proof. It ranks right up there with the word "May":

As in, he "May" have a .50 cal rifle....or he "May" not....


32 posted on 02/09/2013 5:03:36 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon or just throw her from the train......)
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To: islander-11
I’m with you, James. This guy is being made out to be a Rambo. I don’t think he’s all that. You’ve pointed out the reasons.

Don't kid your self, this guy is a seasoned vet and a trained LEO.

BTW, he is making the LAPD look like fools shooting at innocent citizens, you know the "professionals that should only be allowed to have guns"

The guy is crazy and evil no doubt, but sit back and learn how one man can drive the Government into a frenzy.

This is what Rush calls a "teachable moment".

33 posted on 02/09/2013 5:04:19 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: Darksheare
Will this mean they will stop shooting up pickup trucks everywhere because they “match the description” in the mind of the shooting officers?

They will only shoot up burned out pickup trucks with broken axles.

34 posted on 02/09/2013 5:04:25 PM PST by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: Las Vegas Ron
The guy is crazy and evil no doubt, but sit back and learn how one man can drive the Government into a frenzy.

Dorner LOVES the Federal Government.

35 posted on 02/09/2013 5:06:15 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: BenLurkin

This is rather scary in a way.

Imagine a small group of men. All with IQ 130+
Skilled in survival and combat.
What if they took the time to very carefully plan out what they should do.

How on earth could they be stopped?
Certainly NOT by the LAPD.

I guess we have been very lucky so far.


36 posted on 02/09/2013 5:09:47 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: palmer

I was looking at a time line of the events. Seems they found his burned out truck. An hour LATER they sent out a bulletin to Nevada Highway Patrol with a description of his vehicle.

Either really a) bad reporting, b) the cops don’t know what the heck they are doing, or c) he had another vehicle staged that may have been witnessed by someone.

I’ll go with “a” and “b”. The cops make him out to be some Rambo guy so when they can’t catch him they don’t look so bad.


37 posted on 02/09/2013 5:12:08 PM PST by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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To: palmer

IN Walden New York that would be several pickup trucks..
uh oh.


38 posted on 02/09/2013 5:13:32 PM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: Mark17

Jesse and Al will be fighting over who gets the eulogy at Djorner’s funeral.


39 posted on 02/09/2013 5:14:16 PM PST by Grandma Conservative (Take back the GOP Now, not in three years or be prepared to vote RINO once again.)
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To: Sacajaweau

The cot would only make sense if he had a destination in mind where he could hide and it would need to have been pre-stocked.


40 posted on 02/09/2013 5:15:10 PM PST by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: dfwgator
Dorner LOVES the Federal Government.

So he says....

I dunno, I learn the most when I just sit back and watch what happens.

This guy is up to something imo.

OTOH, maybe he's just a loon.

Time will tell.

41 posted on 02/09/2013 5:15:40 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: dfwgator
BTW, and please correct me if I am wrong, but wasn't this buned out truck discovered two days ago?

Why is it only now being reported that all of these accouterments were found next to it?

42 posted on 02/09/2013 5:20:28 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: NoGrayZone

“Duh! He obviously left them there for a reason you stupid morons”

Yes, like he had to catch a plane to Costa Rica. :-)


43 posted on 02/09/2013 5:23:17 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: BenLurkin

I wouldn’t call that cold weather survival gear.


44 posted on 02/09/2013 5:24:13 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Bobalu
rather scary and the stuff of nightmares.
45 posted on 02/09/2013 5:31:41 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Please God, Protect and Bless Our Men and Women in Uniform with Victory. Amen.)
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To: duffee
A cot is a comfort item and very unnecessary in most situations.

After a few years of tenting it in Canada, we said sc*** the cots and just used sleeping bags.

I guess I can't see a real good reason for a cot except as tinder. He's toying with us.

46 posted on 02/09/2013 5:34:03 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: BenLurkin

How does one tell if someone had a cot in the back of a completely charred pickup truck? I can understand the guns still being recognizable depending upon the heat of the fire, but a lightweight cot? As for his supposed “survival gear” the cot and the stove are “disposable” frankly. As for cold-weather survival in the high altitudes and mountains... you all make it sound like he’s heading up Mt. Everest. My husband used to go winter camping with our children in the Rockies - he’d be amused at all the people who think this guy is “definitely dead”.

A wacko, yes... but I wouldn’t trust anything the LAPD and associated agencies are saying about this guy or what they found at this point. Even if he’s already dead, he already bested them in some ways... And, incidentally, the LAPD proved one of his manifesto charges themselves - being “trigger-happy”. Just ask the newspaper delivery women if they think the LAPD AREN’T?

All that said, I don’t admire Dorner in any real way whatsoever. Just kind of amazed at some of the posters here saying this guy is a complete idiot - never underestimate your enemy...


47 posted on 02/09/2013 5:34:40 PM PST by LibertyRocks
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To: WorkingClassFilth

I agree...these items were nothing more than tinder. He’s playing them.


48 posted on 02/09/2013 5:36:56 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Las Vegas Ron
There's a little resemblance to the DC sniper's MO.

I'd say he's behind them.

49 posted on 02/09/2013 5:39:25 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Las Vegas Ron

If George Carlin used that word instead of “stuff”...his routine would have been DOA.


50 posted on 02/09/2013 5:41:38 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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