Tag: Big Bear Sheriff’s Station

Update: Man Fatally Shot Outside Big Bear Nightclub

UPDATE: April 12, 2016 7:30 p.m. SUSPECT: Frank Popovich, 53 years old, resident of Big Bear VICTIM: James Clark, 42 years old, resident of Big Bear Investigators have been working throughout the day conducting interviews and collecting evidence related to the homicide investigation. They have determined that Clark and Popovich were acquaintances and were involved in a fight outside the AV Nightclub, and during the fight, Popovich shot Clark. The motive for the shooting is still under investigation. Frank Popovich was taken into custody without incident and booked at West Valley Detention Center for Murder. Big Bear Lake, CA,...

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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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