LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials say the cost of a six-day mountain manhunt for fired Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner will cost the department more than a half-million dollars.LA County Receives $300 Million In Federal Funds To Support School Campus COVID Testing
Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jodi Miller says the initial estimate is $550,000 for the search and investigation.
Up to 125 deputies, including the department’s SWAT team, hunted for Dorner, who authorities say killed four people to avenge his firing from the LAPD.READ MORE: Former MMA Fighter Jason 'Mayhem' Miller Pleads Guilty To Vandalism
The Sheriff’s Department led a search in the San Bernardino Mountains that involved 10 other agencies. Resources included helicopters with heat-seeking technology, a Sno-Cat to ferry searchers during a storm, and armored vehicles.
Dorner was found dead in a burned cabin after a Feb. 12 gunbattle.
A Los Angeles police spokesman says that department’s costs have not been determined.MORE NEWS: Man Sues City, LAPD Uncle Over Projectile Wounds During George Floyd Protest
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