Author: Rick Herrick

BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR FUGITIVE MICHAEL JOHN BOWDEN

Big Bear Lake, CA June 1, 2016 – The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Michael Bowden, a fugitive wanted by the U.S. Marshal’s Office on a no bail warrant out of Utah. Bowden is believed to currently be frequenting the Big Bear area. Bowden is a 35-year-old White male adult, 5’9″ tall, 155 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone having information regarding the whereabouts of Michael Bowden is requested to contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station at (909) 866-0100. Information can also be reported anonymously by calling WE TIP at (800)...

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High Speed Pursuit Ends in Big Bear Lake

UPDATE:  04/08/16 ; 1225 hrs. Suspect Nioel Banuelos was booked into the Big Bear Jail on felony charges of Evading a Peace Officer With Disregard for Public Safety; Assault With a Deadly Weapon; and Assault With a Deadly Weapon on a Peace Officer.  Banuelos remains in custody at High Desert Detention Center.  The active no-bail probation violation warrant issued against him precludes Banuelos from posting bail.  Court hearings in this matter are scheduled for April 11 and 12in San Bernardino County Superior Court. Big Bear Lake, CA, April 7, 2016 – High Speed pursuits are unusual for Big Bear...

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Two Separate Restaurant Fires Reported Within Two Hours.

This morning at 10:17am, a fire was reported burning at 41025 Big Bear Boulevard, the location of Fuji restaurant.   The boulevard was blocked with for a short time with first responders and their equipment.  The nature of the fire is under investigation but initial indications are that while the restaurant was closed a fire may have originated in the kitchen and spread to areas of attic.  The fire was quickly brought under control and no injuries were reported. On the very same day, and within hours, a fire was reported at a favorite locals restaurant, La Paws, in Big...

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Obama Uses Antiquities Act to Create Three New Southern California National Monuments

Big Bear Lake, CA February 12, 2016 – New legislation was proceeding to create Desert and Mountain protection spearheaded by Senator Feinstein and Congressman Cook in a bipartisan effort, yet the president unilaterally used Antiquities Act to create what is being called the California Desert Monument.   Recently, the Big Bear Lake City Council, in a letter, urged the legislative process to continue and address the concerns of all the stakeholders in this vast and diverse area.  Three regions are now designated including “Sand to Snow” which includes San Gorgonio and areas of the San Bernardino National Forest. The reactions...

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Shaun White Becomes Part Owner of Big Bear Mountain Resorts

Big Bear, CA, January 29, 2016 –  Action sports icon Shaun White is returning to his childhood stomping grounds with the deed in his hand. In a deal announced yesterday, White has joined the Mammoth Resorts’ ownership team as an investor, with an immediate focus on Big Bear Mountain Resorts. “It’s amazing that I’m now an owner of the mountain where I grew up riding,” said White. “As an owner I’ll be able to make changes and shape the future of the mountain and how people enjoy it–whether they’re beginners or professionals.” White’s presence will be felt everywhere from the...

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