Big Bear, CA, August 3, 2016 – On July 26, 2016 unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the YMCA “Camp Whittle” and stole several living reptiles. Stolen was, a Red Tailed Boa, a Blue Tounged Skink, a Gopher Snake, Rosie Boa, a Leopard Gecko, a Ball Python and a Bearded Dragon. These reptiles are used for demonstration and instruction for the many children who visit the facility.
The Sheriff’s Department is seeking help from the public to solve this crime and safely return the reptiles to the YMCA camp.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotine at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at WeTip.