Tag: Big Bear Sheriff’s Station

Fatal Fall from Bridge Near Big Bear Dam

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 7, 2016 – At approximately 11:15 p.m. on April 6, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to assist Big Bear Fire Department with a subject who reportedly fell from the structure of the Highway 18 bridge near Big Bear Dam. The victim, identified as 27-year-old Craig Cowie, a resident of Sugarloaf, was hiking with friends in the ravine below the bridge. It was reported that Cowie climbed onto the support arch of the bridge and accidentally fell approximately 150 feet to the ground. He sustained fatal injuries as a result of the fall. Personnel from Big Bear...

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Moonridge Post Office Burglarized

Big Bear, CA, March 31, 2016 – Shortly before 8:00 a.m. yesterday, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a commercial burglary in progress at the Moonridge Post Office. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with a male subject inside the business. The male was identified as Wade Hall. Hall forced entry into the closed business office. While inside, Hall opened several packages and envelopes , and was found to be in possession of numerous items that were removed from the opened packages. Hall was arrested and booked into the Big Bear Jail on a felony charge of burglary. A...

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Sheriffs Seek Help in Locating Probationer

Big Bear, CA, March 25, 2016 – The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is requesting the public’s assistance in locating probationer Kyle Dennett.  Dennett is wanted on a no bail warrant for violation of probation terms stemming from a weapons conviction. Dennett is reported to be a transient from the Yucaipa area and is known to frequent the Big Bear Valley. Kyle Dennett is a 21-year-old white male adult, 5’6″ tall, 145 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone having information on the whereabouts of Kyle Dennett is requested to contact the Detective Division of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station...

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Landlord Arrested After Assaulting Tenant

Big Bear City, CA, March 17, 2016 – Shortly after 10:30 a.m. yesterday, deputies responded to a reported assault at a residence in the 500 block of W. Rainbow Boulevard in Big Bear City. Deputies made contact with the involved parties and determined that Ronnie Yeager, the landlord of the property, went to the house and confronted the tenant about past due rent. A physical altercation ensued and Yeager punched the tenant several times and threw him onto a dining room table, causing it to break. Yeager picked up a heavy decorative object and hit the tenant repeatedly on his head with it....

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Local Sexual Assault Suspect William Hernandaz Arrested

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 9, 2016 – The Big Bear Sheriff Station, in partnership with the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department, is requesting the public’s assistance in locating additional alleged victims in the case regarding suspect William Hernandez, a resident of Big Bear City. On February 18, 2016, deputies from the Rancho Cucamonga Police Department investigated a report of a sexual assault that occurred at the New Kansan Motel. The suspect, William Hernandez, identified himself as a police officer and threatened victim#1 with a handgun before sexually assaulting her. The assault occurred several times over a span of several hours....

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