News Update!!: Essex, CA: Search for hiker Barbara Thomas continues Friday as a week has pass being missing.
ZachNews has the latest information on the search for a missing Bullhead City, Arizona woman in the desert area in San Bernardino County, California.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, the search continues on Friday, July 19th, 2019 for missing person, 69 years old Barbara Thomas from Bullhead City, Arizona, in the Mohave Desert near Essex, California.
The search resumed just after sunrise Friday morning, and includes aerial support throughout the day.
For a week, search and rescue crews as well as search dogs have been searching the desert area for a week and have not found any trace of Barbara Thomas.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, there has been no evidence of Barbara Thomas located on previous days as temperatures are expected to reach over 100 degrees.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, Barbara Thomas went missing on Friday, July 12th, 2019 when she and her husband Robert were hiking in the Mohave desert approximately 20 miles north of the Interstate 40 east of Kelbaker Road.
During the hike, Barbara and Robert got separated and she has not been seen since.
Barbara is 5’9, 130 lbs., Blonde hair, Green eyes and was last seen wearing a black bikini, a red baseball cap and tan hiking boots with black socks.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department wants the public to know that anybody with information regarding Barbara’s whereabouts is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760)326-9200 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at: 1 (760) 956-5001.
** Press Release (Updated: 7-19-2019): **
As the search continues for Barbara Thomas, ZachNews and those following this news story continues to show their support for the many great people battling the extreme heat helping in the search for missing Barbara Thomas.
ZachNews and those following this news story stands with the family and friends of Barbara Thomas hoping that Barbara Thomas will be found safe soon.
Stay tuned to ZachNews for the latest information on the continuing search for missing Barbara Thomas.
** Pictures from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department: **