Los Angeles cops are ploughing every resource into finding their embittered former colleague Christopher Dorner. But the toolbox of sophisticated tracking gear the authorities have to find the suspected killer is not likely to include spy drones, contrary to some dubious reports.
As the huge manhunt enters its seventh day, more than 1,000 officers have been searching for Dorner, who is believed to have killed at least three people in a rampage that began earlier this month. The 33-year-old is thought to be seeking vengeance over grievances stemming from his dismissal as an LAPD officer in 2008. Dorner, in a manifesto posted online, has promised to wage “unconventional and asymmetrical warfare” against LAPD officers and their families.
Finding him is clearly a high priority. So when British newspaper the Daily Expresspublished a report Sunday saying that the cops “plan to use spy drones” to search for him in mountains near Los Angeles, other outlets were quick to believe it.
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