Tag: Big Bear Detectives’ Bureau

ALERT: Credit Card Skimming Operation in Big Bear

3/23 UPDATE:REQUEST FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station continues to receive a high volume of reports of fraudulent credit card use. They are currently working with a Specialized Division of the Sheriff’s Department and financial institutions including banks and credit card companies to pinpoint the source of the fraud. If you live in or recently visited the Big Bear area and have been a victim of fraudulent charges on your bank or credit card, you are urged to contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station to make a report. Reported information greatly assists them as they develop investigative...

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Juvenile Arrested for Sexting

Big Bear City, March 20, 2014 – Sheriff’s Deputies responded on Monday to a report that a 17-year-old male resident of Big Bear City had sent sexually explicit pictures and messages via social media and texts to numerous female juveniles. The Big Bear Detectives’ Bureau has so far identified 13 victims between the ages of 14 and 17. The suspect–who is currently on felony probation on unrelated charges–is now in custody at San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall. On March 19, the Juvenile District Attorney’s Office filed a complaint against the suspect on multiple criminal charges. Distributing nude photographs and sexually explicit content depicting minors is a crime, and parents are encouraged to talk with their children about the importance of immediately reporting any obscene materials received. Anyone having additional information regarding this matter should call the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station at (909) 866-0100....

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