Author: Cathy Herrick

Traffic Collision Resulted in Major Injuries on SR-330

Running Springs, CA, May 23, 2016 – On Sunday, May 22nd, at approximately 2:11 pm, Arrowhead Area CHP responded to a traffic collision on the 330, just north of Highland Avenue.  Teresa Benitez, a 49-year old resident of Paramount, was driving southbound in a white 2000 El Dorado bus carrying 22 passengers.  For an unknown reason, the front of bus collided with the rear of a white Nissan Versa driven by Christopher Duce, a 30-year old resident of Los Angeles.  Following the collision, the driver of the van lost control of the vehicle, overturning and coming to rest in...

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Murder Suspect Arrested

Big Bear City, CA, May 18, 2016 – On Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at approximately 2:05 p.m., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of a stabbing in the area of the 2100 block of E. State Lane. Upon arrival, deputies located the victim who was suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  Witnesses advised deputies that a male suspect had fled the location of the stabbing and was believed to be at a residence in the 2100 block of E. Third Lane. Deputies...

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Big Bear Ski Season Targets Close Date Tentatively for April 10th

Big Bear, CA, April 3, 2016 – (REVISED): According to Justin Kanton, Marketing Manager for Big Bear Mountain Resorts, an official close date has not yet been announced for Snow Summit and Bear Mountain, however, they are targeting a tentative close date for this Sunday, April 10th.  The ski resorts will evaluate conditions and current snow levels throughout the week and make a determination later in the...

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Arrest Made at Serrano Campground for Attempted Murder

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 10, 2016 – According to the Big Bear Sheriff’s Department, shortly after 10:00 a.m. on March 9th, deputies from the Sheriff’s Station responded to a reported fight at Serrano Campground near Big Bear City.  Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the involved parties and determined that five male adults who had been camping together got into a verbal argument at the campsite.  The argument escalated and turned physical when one of the males, identified as 20-year old Chan Kim, picked up a shovel and hit the victim, 19-year old Shervin Mostashari, in the ear....

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