The search continues for 19-year-old missing person Brittany Stotko who has been missing since the morning of January 4. They searched the area of Pine Creek Canyon where the vehicle that Brittany and her mother Stacy were driving was found.
According to Sergeant Randy Nixon, Inyo County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue (SAR) Coordinator, the mission included 55 searchers on the ground, CHP helicopters in the sky, and snowmobiles that criss-crossed the terrain with a watchful eye for anything that might lead to her location. The search encompassed the entire length of the Pine Creek Canyon where the vehicle her and her mother Stacy had driven was found on the morning of Jan. 4 with Stacy in it.
Searching resumed Friday, Jan. 6, after an early morning rendezvous with fresh search and rescue teams including new additions of the China Lake SAR, San Bernardino SAR, and Ventura County SAR teams. Search efforts also include teams from Mono County SAR, the Department of Forestry, the U.S. Forest Service, Inyo County Road Maintenance, the California Highway Patrol, and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.