Jun 27, 2013 4:25 PM by Eric Ross
Remains found north of Vallecito Lake have been linked to Dylan Redwine.
The Plata County Sheriff's Office says a variety of items including bones were collected during a 5-day search around Middle Mountain Road this week. About 45 personnel from law enforcement and search and rescue worked over 1,600 hours during the search.
The searches began Saturday and ended Wednesday afternoon. Deputies say this was part of a series of follow-up searches conducted in the area since the snow melted.
Redwine went missing back on Nov. 19, 2012 after visiting his father for Thanksgiving.
The following agencies participated in the search for Redwine:
-La Plata County Sheriff's Office
-Durango Police Department
-Bayfield Marshal's Office
-Department of Homeland Security
-U.S. Forest Service
-La Plata County Search and Rescue
-La Plata Mounted Patrol
-Southwest Drug Task Force
-Upper Pine Fire Protection District
-Durango Fire and Rescue Tactical Team
-Anthropologists and archaeologists from Fort Lewis College
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