Shooters at Large in Big Bear

Erwin Lake, CA, June 15, 2014 - Just after dawn on Friday, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots fired near Erwin Lake Park. The witness said he saw two males shoot a firearm toward a residence near the intersection of South Hatchery Drive and East State Lane. Deputies were not able to locate the shooters, but did find fired cartridge … [Read more...]

Probation Search Leads to Meth Bust

Big Bear City, CA, June 3, 2014 - An arraignment hearing is scheduled at San Bernardino County Superior Court today for Big Bear City resident Jack Mills. The 51-year-old was booked at the Big Bear Jail last Thursday on felony charges of violation of his probation terms, possession of a controlled substance for sale and a felony charge of evading … [Read more...]

Controlled Substances Lead to Arrests

Big Bear City, CA, May 12, 2014 - An arraignment hearing is scheduled today at San Bernardino County Superior Court for 29-year-old Joshua Ryan Kahle. Kahle faces felony charges of possession of a controlled substance and remains in custody at West Valley Detention Center in lieu of $25,000 bail. The arrest was a byproduct of a separate … [Read more...]

Deputies Nab Car Burglars

Sugarloaf, CA, April 11, 2014 - Five unlocked cars attracted thieves early Wednesday morning, near the intersection of Barton and Maple lanes in Sugarloaf. Sheriff’s deputies responded to multiple reports of two men rummaging through vehicles and taking property. The officers found a 22-year-old Big Bear City resident and a 19-year-old transient … [Read more...]

A Bad Day for Burglars

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 1, 2014 - Sheriff’s deputies kept busy last Friday with at least two arrests for burglary. Responding to a complaint of loud music at a vacation home on Lakeview Drive, deputies found a 53-year-old local man who had broken in, stolen several items then set up temporary residence. He remains in custody in lieu of … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Robbery Suspects to be Arraigned Today

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 26, 2014 - An arraignment hearing is set for today following a local robbery at 2:30 a.m. on Monday. The victim, Dylan Diego was walking home from a friend’s house near Mill Creek Road when he was reportedly confronted in the roadway by two 21-year-old Big Bear Lake residents, Nicholas Wardlaw and Freddie Chavez … [Read more...]

Suspect at Large Since Sunday

Sugarloaf, CA, November 5, 2013 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect at large. On Sunday evening, a 32-year-old female drove to Sugarloaf Park and parked her vehicle, then was attacked when she got out of her car. The male suspect reportedly held her against a tree while attempting to … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Station Collects Prescription Drugs October 26

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 21, 2013 - This Saturday, October 26th is Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, and the Big Bear Sheriff's Station will be collecting your medications for disposal from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Last April, Americans turned in 371 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,800 sites across the country. The San Bernardino … [Read more...]

Suspect Remains at Large in Burglary Case

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 4, 2013 - Shortly before 4:00 p.m. Thursday, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to a reported burglary in progress on the 41000 block of Swan Drive in Big Bear Lake. Two male suspects were seen taking property from a vacation rental, loading the items into a green vehicle, and leaving the … [Read more...]