• Arcadia School Shut Down Because of Ties to Dorner


    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Board of Supervisors and Los Angeles City Council today each approved their $100,000 contributions to the $1 million reward being offered for information leading to the capture and conviction of triple-murder suspect Christopher Jordan Dorner.

    Supervisor Michael Antonovich, who recommended the county’s portion of the reward, said he received a call from officials in Riverside over the weekend looking for pledges toward the $1 million total.

    “The idea came from (Los Angeles) chief of police Charlie Beck’s wife,” who said “a $1 million reward would bring this man to justice,” Antonovich said.

    City Council members Dennis Zine and Mitch Englander introduced the motion for the city portion of the reward, noting that while Dorner is not accused of committing any crimes in the city, he is accused of opening fire at two Los Angeles Police Department officers in Corona, with one suffering a graze wound to the head.

    “One of the individuals who was shot was a Los Angeles police officer who was on a mission for protection of an individual, or individuals,” Zine said. “… That’s why the Los Angeles City Council would have jurisdiction, since the three murders occurred outside of Los Angeles.”

    Since the $1 million reward offer was announced over the weekend, police have received more than 1,000 tips from the public. The reward money includes donations from a variety of law enforcement associations and unions, police departments, private companies and federal authorities.

    Antonovich noted that Holy Angels School in Arcadia had been shut down because the Rev. Michael Evans, who leads the parish, is the brother of a Los Angeles police sergeant considered a target of Dorner, who is a fired LAPD officer.

    The massive manhunt has “created complete chaos, taking our men and woman off of patrol,” Antonovich said, adding that he hoped the reward would make a difference.

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