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...]

WeTip recognizes local law enforcement officers

Deputy Alex Collins during his hospital recovery.

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 25, 2013 - At the National WeTip Conference on April 19,  the program awarded Deputy Alex Collins of the Big Bear Station the Award of Valor, and Detective Jeremiah MacKay a posthumous  Award of Valor. Collins and MacKay were struck by gunfire during the Christopher Dorner manhunt in February; MacKay died of his … [Read more...]

Holiday Food & Toy Drive

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 7, 2012 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station will be providing toys and food to selected families in need this holiday season. You can help by donating new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items. Donations will be accepted at the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station at 477 Summit Boulevard until December 14th. … [Read more...]

Crime Scene and Vehicle Accident at Meadow Park

Big Bear Lake, Ca, September 15, 2012 - Details are few regarding an incident that happened in the early morning hours today at Meadow Park.  A single vehicle apparently crashed through the fencing at Swim Beach, traveled through the beach area and into the water.  As of 3:00pm, the vehicle was still in the water with Big Bear Sheriff deputies … [Read more...]

Hiker Dies After Fall On Castle Rock Trail

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 6, 2012, noon - A man hiking near Boulder Bay died Thursday after falling and hitting his head. According to Tiffany Swantek at the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, just before noon on Thursday, July 5 a 57-year-old white male hiker from Shadow Hills, California was with a group of people, and fell on Castle Rock Trail. The … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sheriff’s Station Releases Warning for Residents of a Sexually Violent Predator

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Big Bear, CA, June 15, 2012, 5:00pm - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station has just released information for the public’s safety regarding a new resident of Big Bear Lake who is a Sexually Violent Predator.  Martin Kenneth Smith registered at the Big Bear Sheriff's Station on Thursday, June 14th, as required by law, listing his new address as … [Read more...]

More Burglaries In Big Bear

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Big Bear Valley, CA, June 12, 2012, 8:00am - According to the Big Bear Sheriff’s Department, there’s been an increase in the number of vehicle burglaries from unlocked cars in the valley. Investigation of the burglaries is ongoing with deputies and detectives following up on all leads. You can minimize your chances of becoming a victim by … [Read more...]