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...]

Bike club presents kids’ cycling extravaganza

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 10, 2013 - The second annual Big Bear Children's CycleFest is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Big Bear Sheriff's Office. This event is presented by  to help keep kids safe on the road. It includes free helmets, helmet inspection and fitting, free bike inspections and presentations on … [Read more...]

Missing hikers found in good condition

San Bernardino National Forest, May 7, 2013 - This morning, a Sheriff's helicopter spotted three hikers reported missing Sunday. At approximately 10:15 a.m., the three men -- Ryan Shankles, and Miguel DeLatorre from Oceanside, and David Yoder from Carlsbad -- were found in the area of Northfork Meadows, close to Mineshaft Campground.  They are … [Read more...]

Attempted murder suspect flees Riverside for mountains

Sugarloaf, CA, May 3, 2013 - Big Bear Sheriff’s Deputies assisted in the arrest of an attempted murder suspect Thursday night after a Riverside detective asked for their cooperation. Suspect Elida Johnson had been involved in an altercation in Riverside with her estranged husband over their children. The 48-year-old woman is accused of stabbing … [Read more...]

Arrests made in Taco Bell Burglary

Big Bear City, May 4, 2013 - An employee of Community Market in Big Bear City is credited with tipping off the Big Bear Sheriff's Station in the case of an armed robbery. On the night of April 29, a masked gunman forced his way into the local Taco Bell and escaped with several hundred dollars from the cash drawers. On the morning of May 1, the … [Read more...]