SEARCHERS LOOKING FOR DIRT BIKER BELIEVED MISSING IN OTAY MOUNTAINS

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Update: A body has been found in the area where Roberto Camou went missing

East County Wildfire & Emergency Alerts

April 26, 2020 (Otay) – An intensive search is underway for Bobby Camou, who went on a solo ride on his dirt bike round 10 a.m. yesterday but did not return home.  His daughter, Katie Camou  posted on Facebook this morning, “We are fairly certain he went riding in the Otay Mountains near home. He had planned on being home around 4:30 p.m. and we last heard from him at 12:20 p.m. when he sent us a snap shot of himself taking a break, so not hearing from him is making us very scared.”

According to her post, his phone was pinged last night around 10:30 p.m. San Diego Sheriff and Border Patrol have been conducting searches during today’s high heat with dogs, all-terrain vehicles, drones and helicopters.

“We need hikers or any friends that have off-road  vehicles/quads/ATVs/dirt bikes...etc..” she wrote, adding, “Please pray for us, for my dad. And if you think it’s ok to go out alone on hikes or “adventures”, THINK AGAIN and STAY HOME, STAY PUT!  Remember, we are still in the middle of a pandemic, listen to authorities, stay home, social distance and wear masks. Don’t add to the problem. We are trying our best. Keep praying.”

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Comments

So sad

I've ridden there, it's very rough and desolate. His bike looks like my Honda XR400. The Border Patrol is always in the area, I''m surprised they didn't see him.

So sad

are there a lot of trails or just one primary? I've never been but it looks very rocky in the pictures.