Divers to Verify "Questionable" Items in Sierra LaMar Case

Divers will study items captured via sonar at Anderson and Almaden reservoirs and the VW linked to the missing teen has yet to be examined.

Sheriff’s divers are returning to AndersonAlmaden and Guadalupe reservoirs to verify objects that divers captured via sonar last week while searching for clues in the disappearance of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar

“Some images, like in prior water searches, came up that were questionable,” Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jose Cardoza said.

Questionable items that have appeared in past water searches include tires, vehicles, trees and large tree stumps, among other large objects. 

The divers will be returning to the reservoirs this week, starting at Anderson on Wednesday, and Almaden and Guadalupe reservoirs the following days.

On Monday and Tuesday, divers returned to the Coyote Creek Watershed to verify areas of interest detected via sonar, but didn't locate anything related to the case, Cardoza said. 

Authorities also said this week that the has yet to undergo forensic examination, and it’s not clear when it will happen.

Cardoza also said investigators aren't specifically commenting on what they’re looking for, and that they've identified the owner of the car, but haven't named any persons of interest.

Limited details about the vehicle——are being released as a precaution: Investigators don’t want to compromise the case and subsequently harm Sierra, who they believe is still alive.

“A lot of people don’t understand it’s the way it goes—they’ve got to protect her,” said Davina Joy, who volunteers with the KlaasKids Foundation, the nonprofit organizing weekly searches for Sierra.

The belief that  is based on a lack of evidence proving otherwise, and has apparently provided hope for a positive outcome.

For the full reports regarding water searches and the vehicle linked to the Sierra LaMar case, refer to the Sierra LaMar Disappearance: Comprehensive Updates and Information page on Gilroy Patch.

Lisa guzman May 18, 2012 at 12:12 AM
Fucking Morons let them do their fucking job! theta Dont want to hurt sierra! they fuckin know what theyre doing!
Lisa guzman May 18, 2012 at 12:13 AM
Momma Guzman May 20, 2012 at 02:45 PM
Lisa needs a orgasm soon please!!
Megan May 20, 2012 at 09:30 PM
I think you guys make me sick believe me they are looking its called withholding evidence they can't tell us everything. It would compromise the investigation. But the comments you are writing you should be ashamed of yourself. What if it was your child and you came across a web site saying oh she's dead. What kind of people are you . You guys make me sick.
Rubee May 21, 2012 at 08:23 AM
You know a lot of times they hold information from the public, make it moree descrete and it has helped when they interogate possible suspects. Not all actions and info on investigations are made public. They proly aready did run forensics on the car but want the public (possible suspect) to believe otherwise.


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