Latest update from Julian Sands: Family of missing actor issues statement as ‘heroic’ search continues amid weather warning

Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?

A weather warning has been issued for high winds and gusts of up to 110km/h as the search for missing British actor Julian Sands enters its 10th day.

On Monday, Jan. 23, the National Weather Service reported strong winds hitting the Santa Ana mountain area and San Bernandino, close to the San Gabriel mountains where Sands is reported to be missing.

A warning warned of possible power outages, travel disruptions and a risk of falling trees: “The strongest winds will be along the southern slopes and foothills, below Morongo Pass, and through and under the Santa Ana Mountain canyons,” the report said.

On Friday, ground crews had to suspend the search for Sands because of the avalanche danger in the area.

“Aerial searches are resuming, but we have not yet been able to resume ground investigation due to icy conditions and the threat of avalanches,” said Gloria Huerta, Public Information Officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

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Julian Sands: A Timeline of a Missing Actor’s Disappearance

Julian Sands, a prolific actor with more than 150 screen credits, has gone missing while out for a walk.

The British star is believed to have been somewhere on California’s popular Baldy Bowl Trail, which climbs 3,900 feet over 4.5 miles to the highest peak in the San Gabriel Mountains.

Search and rescue teams are searching for Sands, along with the actor’s friends, including Matthew Modine, Rufus Sewell and film producer Frank Marshall, who hope he is found safe.

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Sands’ family has shared a statement thanking authorities for the “heroic” search, which is still ongoing.

“Our sincere thanks to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, not least the heroic search teams listed below who braved difficult conditions on the ground and in the air to find Julian. to bring home,” it reads.

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No set deadline for the end of the search, authorities say

US authorities have said there is still “no hard deadline” to call off the search for Julian Sands.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the incident was still classified as a search and rescue.

“We will schedule another ground investigation when the weather improves and it is safe for our ground crew,” a department spokesman said.

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British film producer Cassian Elewes shared a heartfelt message

Elewes also shared a note about Sands on Twitter.

“I have been aware since Friday that my friend Julian Sands is missing from Mount Baldy. I’m devastated. A very good friend of the family who was an adventurer in everything he did. I have said many prayers,” he wrote.

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Reverend Richard Coles called Sands ‘dazzling’

“I knew #JulianSands a little bit back in the 80s when his brother shared a mouse infested flat with my best friend,” Coles wrote on Twitter.

“He was so dazzling and so delightful and everyone who loves him is beside himself with worry.”

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Federal agencies have joined the search for Sands

A reminder that both state and state officials are now working with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office to locate Sands.

“We are working with state and federal agencies that have cell phone forensics to help us pinpoint a location, but no new information has been developed as of yet,” the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office said. in a statement shared Friday (Jan. 20).

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Here’s a little overview of Sands’ career and life, for anyone less familiar with his backstory.

An actor of talent and unusual range, Sands has appeared in more than 150 film and TV projects throughout his career.

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In passing on the family statement, the sheriff’s department also released its own update.

“As we enter day 11 of the search for Julian Sands on Mt Baldy, we are reminded of the sheer determination and selflessness of all the people who assisted in this search,” the authority said.

“We will continue to use the available resources.”

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More details, including the family’s full statement, here:

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Sands’ family has shared a statement thanking authorities for the “heroic” search, which is still ongoing.

“Our sincere thanks to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, not least the heroic search teams listed below who braved difficult conditions on the ground and in the air to find Julian. to bring home,” it reads.

Louis ChiltonJanuary 23, 2023 9:52 PM

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