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...]

“Suicide Prevention Week” Puts Spotlight on Local Interventions

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 6, 2013 - The 39th Annual National Suicide Prevention Week starts on Monday, and Lutheran Social Services is taking the opportunity to inform the public about the great strides being taken in prevention. Thanks to Prop. 63 -- the Mental Health Services Act passed by voters in 2004 -- California has invested in … [Read more...]

Accused Child Molester Faces Arraignment Today

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 11, 2013 - The County District Attorney’s Office filed a criminal complaint yesterday against a suspected child molester living in Big Bear Lake. Twenty-eight-year-old Samuel Kardos faces six felony counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a child and two counts of sex or sodomy with a child under 10 years old.  At the … [Read more...]

Dog in missing person’s case may have been found

Baldwin Lake, CA, May 17, 2013 - Law enforcement officers are bringing Bruce Jackson to the Cactus Flats area to identify a dog matching the description of the runaway dog that caused him to be separated from another hiker. Jackson reported yesterday to the Big Bear Sheriff's Station that he had been separated from his friend, … [Read more...]