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Julian Sands’ family has issued a statement thanking California authorities for their “heroic” efforts in the search for the missing British actor.
“Our sincere thanks go out to the sympathetic members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, and not least to the heroic search teams listed below who brave challenging conditions on the ground and in the air to bring Julian home,” the statement read.
searching for the magician The star entered its eleventh day amid a warning of strong winds, with speeds of 62 to 67 miles per hour.
On Monday, January 23, the National Weather Service reported high winds affecting the Santa Ana and San Bernandino Mountains area, near the San Gabriel Mountains where the Sands are believed to have been lost.
A warning warns of power outages, travel disruption and risk of downed trees: “The strongest winds will be along south-facing slopes and hilly areas, down the Morongo Pass, and across and under the canyons of Mount Santa Ana,” the report said.
Last week, ground crews had to stop searching for sand due to an avalanche hazard in the area.
Sands’ family shared a statement thanking authorities for their “heroic” search efforts, which are still ongoing.
“Our sincere thanks go out to the sympathetic members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, and not least to the heroic search teams listed below who brave the challenging conditions on the ground and in the air to bring Julian home,” it read.
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Actor Matthew Modine is praying for the safe return of Julian Sands
“Julian Sands is an amazing man, husband, father and friend to many. A gentle and kind soul,” Matthew Modine wrote on Twitter.
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Mount Baldy’s conditions are “extremely dangerous” since the sands are gone
Police warned this week that conditions at Mount Baldy, where rescuers are searching for Julian Sands, are “extremely adverse and dangerous” and not conducive to even highly experienced hikers.
“Because of the high winds, the snow has turned to ice, making hiking extremely dangerous,” the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Friday.
The Sheriff’s search and rescue efforts are often hampered by bad weather coupled with dangerous avalanche conditions. Recent storms causing snow and ice conditions are not conducive to hikers, even those who feel they have a high level of experience.”
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Sheriff’s Department update on the search
“As we enter Day 11 of the search for Julian Sands on Mount Baldy, we are reminded of the utter determination and selflessness of all the people who assisted in this search,” the authority said.
“We will continue to use the resources available to us.”
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Authorities say no deadline has been set for the inspection to end
US authorities said there was still no “hard deadline” for calling off the search for Julian Sands.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the incident is still being classified as a search and rescue operation.
“We will schedule another ground search when the weather clears, and it is safe for our ground crews,” a spokesperson for the ministry said.
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British film producer Cassian Elwes shared a heartfelt message
Elewes also shared a note about Sands on Twitter.
“I’ve known since Friday that my friend Julian Sands is missing at Bald Mountain. I am so disappointed. A very close friend of the family who’s been so adventurous in everything he does. I’ve said so many prayers,” he wrote.
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Reverand Richard Coles described Sands as “dazzling”.
“I knew #Julian Sands Back in the ’80s when his brother was sharing a mouse infested apartment with my best friend,” Coles wrote on Twitter.
“He was so dazzling and delightful and all who loved him stood anxiously by his side.”
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Federal agencies joined the search for sand
A reminder that state and national officials are now working with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office to locate Sands.
“We are working with state and federal agencies that have cell phone forensics to help us locate, but as of now no new information has been developed,” the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office said in a joint statement Friday (January 20).
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