The electronic billboard is law enforcement’s latest effort to generate some new information to findthree-year-old Briant Rodriguez. New leads have thinned out since two suspects took the boy during a home invasion robbery. Law enforcement is using this billboard off of I-215 in San Bernardino they also have two billboards in Mexico in hopes that someone in either country will come forward with information leading them to the boy.
Recently released surveillance pictures show the suspects leaving a convenience store near the home in an older model, green ford bronco. The community has also chipped in and handed out flyers in hopes of finding Briant and his captures.
“If you know them, you’d likely recognize them and they might not be from right around here so anything that we can do to get the word out to the maximum amount of people as fast as possible is something we use,” says Lt. Rick Ells of the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department.
Law enforcement has also turned to Facebook for help. The FBIs Facebook page has pictures of the boy and information on the case. They hope to get young people in other parts of the country looking for Briant.
“The MySpace and Facebook, they use, they both appeal to a little bit difference group. and so it’s important to get the word out to them,” says Lt. Ells.
The San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department and the FBI have offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to the boy. Anything to help a case short on usable leads and big on questions.
“In a case like this you just try every single thing possible because we’re very desperate.”