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Judge dismisses camp ranger's claims to Dorner reward

Judge dismisses camp ranger's claims to Dorner reward

A judge dismissed Monday all claims made against the cities of Los Angeles and Riverside by a camp ranger seeking reward money offered during the search for ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Elizabeth Allen White determined that Richard Heltebrake's claims were without merit. Heltebrake was also ordered to pay $15,050 in attorneys' fees to the city of Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles city attorney's office.

The decision is the latest development regarding the roughly $1 million offered during the February hunt for Dorner, who killed four people and wounded three others after vowing "unconventional and asymmetrial...

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