The tip led investigators to the city of Ridgecrest in Kern County. In Ridgecrest, investigators used a satellite survey and a cadaver dog to pinpoint areas where they though they might find Rojas’ remains. During a single day of digging, detectives … Link.

Area or wilderness search: A dog searches a specific area (up to 50 or 60 acres) for any person in that area without a specific scent article. This is helpful when a large area needs to be searched quickly. Cadaver (or human remains detection): A dog … Link.