News Alert!!: Big Bear, CA: Search continue for a missing women in Big Bear, California.
As of 11:00am PT on Friday, May 17, 2013, search teams continue their search today in Big Bear, California for 59 year old Karen Dalman.
There are 40 Search & Rescue personnel on the mountain which includes Posse, ATV’s, ground personnel, a Technical Rope Team and Citizen Patrol.
Karen and her friend set out Tuesday for a day hike and she does not have any food, water or other camping/outdoor supplies with her.
The search will continue throughout the day.
A command post has been established at the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station.
The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is requesting assistance from the public to be on the lookout for missing person Karen Dalman.
Dalman was last seen at approximately 10:00am PT on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Early on Tuesday morning, Dalman and a friend, 56 year old Bruce Jackson, drove to the area of Crystal Mountain near the Eye of God on 2N02 for a day-hike with Jackson’s dog, described as a white pit bull with dark stripes and a white and black face.
Dalman and Jackson were separated after the dog got away and was running in the area. Shortly before 7:00am PT today, Jackson reported Dalman missing, stating he had been lost in the area since Tuesday after not being able to find the dog.
Jackson reported that he had made his way back to the vehicle this morning and returned to his home in Erwin Lake, but was unable to locate Dalman. Medical aid was called to Jackson’s residence where he was treated for dehydration.
Big Bear Sheriff’s Department Deputies responded to the call of the missing person and conducted searches of the surrounding area.
Since 9:00am PT today, search efforts have expanded to consist of a command post with 3 teams of Search & Rescue members on foot, 2 teams of Posse members on horseback, and Sheriff’s aviation conducting aerial searches.
Karen Dalman is a 59-year-old white female adult, 5’2″ tall, 125 lbs., with blond hair and hazel eyes. She was last seen wearing a light colored top, tan capri pants and sneakers.
Dalman is reported to have medical issues and difficulties walking.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Karen Dalman is requested to contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Department at: 1 (909) 866-0100.