Big Bear Lake, CA, May 11, 2012, 8:00am – Detectives of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station arrested a 17-year-old male on Wednesday, May 9 at about 10am. The suspect was found to be in possession of a large quantity of stolen property from several residential burglaries that occurred in Big Bear City and the City of Big Bear Lake recently. Response to an alarm call on Evergreen Drive in Big Bear Lake the previous day, ultimately led to the arrest of the Fawnskin resident. On May 8, deputies responded to an alarm call, which was a burglary in progress. When the responding deputy arrived, the suspect was seen leaving the residence, and fled the scene in a silver Toyota. The following morning, detectives located the vehicle at Big Bear High School where they made contact with the driver. The stolen property was recovered at a vacant house on Peregrin Avenue in Big Bear Lake. The 17 year old was booked into San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall and remains in custody pending court procedures. As a result of the arrest, and recovery of the stolen items, detectives were able to clear 11 residential burglary cases. Approximately $10,000 of stolen property has been returned to the rightful owners.

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