Three Young Hikers Missing

FONTANA – Three Fontana teens told their families they were going hiking in the Angeles National Forest on Saturday, officials said. The families of the three believe that they may have been going to hike near the Mt. Wilson area. The three, 19-year-old Daniel Gamboa, 18-year-old Kasey Vance and 17-year-old Samantha Ornelas have as of Monday, August 1st, have not returned home.

Through investigation, detectives learned that Gamboa’s credit card was used in Rancho Cucamonga on Truck EmblemSunday, July 31, 2016, just after midnight. The three are believed to be in a 2008 white Toyota Tundra with a California license plate number  8M25525, which belongs to Gamboa. The truck has an emblem on the tailgate of his truck (pictured to the right).

A search is being conducted in the Angeles National Forest by LA County Fire Department Search and Rescue with the assistance of the Fontana Police and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone who has seen any of the three missing or has any information should contact the Fontana Police Department at (909) 350-7740, or Detective Andrew Vestey at (909) 350-7717.

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