Tag: Big Bear Sheriff’s Station

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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Big Bear Valley Residents Keep Prescription Drugs Out of the Wrong Hands

Big Bear, CA, February 4, 2016 – Unused or unwanted medications that are stored at home are highly susceptible to misuse and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, and prescription drugs are the Big Bear Valley’s third most abused substance by youth, tied with ecstasy. The most common way prescription drug abusers obtain these drugs is by receiving, buying, or stealing from friends or family who have extra, unused or expired medications. In order to combat this problem the community came together in January 2015 to place a Prescription Drug Take Back Box in our community. Since the installation of Big...

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Busy Week for Big Bear and County Law Enforcement

Big Bear, CA, March 1, 2016 –  On February 26, 2016, at approximately 02:55 pm., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of an attempted robbery at Nick’s Automotive Center. Upon arrival deputies were advised that a male subject entered the business and showed an imitation firearm to the clerk working at the front counter and demanded money. He then fled west on Big Bear Blvd. before receiving any money. A vehicle description and license plate were obtained before the vehicle fled. Sheriff’s Aviation and Twin Peaks Station assisted Big Bear Deputies in a search for...

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Big Bear Man Arrested and Charged With Possession of Narcotics For sale

Big Bear, CA, January 28, 2016 – Deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station’s Multi-Enforcement Team made the bust Tuesday while conducting a probation check at a residence in the 700 block of E. Meadow Lane in Big Bear City. Arrested was 49-year-old Daniel O’Connell. During a search of the residence, O’Connell was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana, and paraphernalia consistent with drug sales. O’Connell was taken into custody without incident and booked on felony charges of possession of narcotics for sale and a misdemeanor charge of possession of unlawful paraphernalia. Suspect Daniel O’Connell remains in custody in...

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