IRS Telephone Scam Alert


Big Bear, CA, November 6, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station has received numerous reports of a telephone scam wherein callers falsely identify themselves as representatives of the IRS and make demands for immediate payment of back taxes with Green Dot or other prepaid debit cards. These thieves use the IRS name to try to steal money or … [Read more...]

Sheriffs Ask For Help in Locating Fugitive


Big Bear, CA, October 8, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jamey Tyler Passmore.  Passmore is a probationer and is wanted on a $501,000 warrant for violation of probation terms stemming from a felony conviction of assault with a deadly weapon. Passmore is a 23-year-old white male adult, … [Read more...]

Coffee With A Cop

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Big Bear Lake, CA September 28, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriffs Station will host Coffee With A Cop Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 at Starbucks in the Interlaken Shopping Center.  Stop by between 7:30 a.m and 8:30 a.m  to enjoy a cup of coffee and some pleasant conversation with representatives from the Big Bear Sheriff Station.  This will be a … [Read more...]

Burglary Suspect Arrested After Assaulting Officer


Big Bear, CA, July 16, 2015 - Shortly after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 700 block of E. Maltby Blvd. in Big Bear City. The homeowner reported a male subject had attempted to break in to the victim’s garage through a side door. When the victim … [Read more...]

Alert Citizen Provides Information Which Leads to Arrest

Big Bear, CA, July 10, 2015 - On June 25, 2015, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station received information from a private citizen reporting a suspicious male subject walking in a field near the 1300 block of Midway Blvd. in Big Bear City. The subject was reported to be inquiring with local residents about a television he purportedly found in the bushes. … [Read more...]

Maple Lane Closure Today for “Every 15 Minutes” Event


Big Bear City, CA, June 2, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, California Highway Patrol, and Office of Traffic Safety has partnered with Big Bear High School to present “Every 15 Minutes” on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 2 and 3, 2015. This intense two-day program focuses on high school students, raising awareness about the reality and … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake Homicide Investigation


 Big Bear Lake, CA, April 29, 2015 - On Tuesday, April 28, at approximately 11:20 a.m., deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a deceased male at a residence in the 42000 block of Willow Avenue in Big Bear Lake. A relative of the deceased called the Sheriff’s Department after going to the cabin, entering the … [Read more...]

Big Bear Lake Man Arrested for Assault With a Firearm


Big Bear Lake, CA, April 22, 2015 - Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on April 20, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a gunshot heard in the area of the 500 block of Temple Lane in Big Bear Lake. A witness reported that after hearing the gunshot, a male subject was observed standing on his porch and yelling threatening … [Read more...]

Kidnapping – Update “Did Not Occur”

UPDATE: Big Bear, CA March 20, 2015 5:55 PM - Detectives of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station have thoroughly investigated the attempted kidnapping that was reported yesterday. On 03/20/15, additional interviews were conducted and surveillance video from residences near the incident location was recovered and reviewed. Based upon the evidence to … [Read more...]

Vacation Rental Property Scam

Big Bear, CA, March 11, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station has recently received numerous calls regarding a scam involving Big Bear residences being advertised as vacation rentals. The way it works is this, the victim finds a vacation rental through a legitimate site such as TripAdvisor and is able to view property details and photographs. When … [Read more...]