Tag: missing person

Missing Hiker Gary Grine Found!

Big Bear, CA, August 13th, 2016 – UPDATE – MISSING HIKER GARY GRINE LOCATED (08/13/16 @ 1:00 P.M.): Missing Hiker Gary Grine was located earlier today. Grine sustained minor injuries overnight in rugged terrain. At approximately 11:15 a.m. today, Grine was able to flag down a group of off-roaders, who called in Grine’s general location to Sheriff’s Dispatch. With the assistance of the off-roaders, Sheriff’s Aviation, and deputies and Search & Rescue members from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, Grine was escorted to a staging area where paramedics were waiting to treat his injuries. The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station thanks the public for sharing information that ultimately led to locating Gary Grine. Special thanks to the off-roaders for the assist!! Original Story: Big Bear, CA, August 13th, 2016 – On Friday, August 12, 2016, Gary Grine and his girlfriend were camping at the Hanna Flat Campground near the town of Fawnskin. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Grine’s girlfriend discovered Grine had left the campground with his hiking poles and camera. When Grine did not return later in the evening, Grine’s girlfriend notified the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff’s Aviation, a K9 Unit, and a search team from Bear Valley Search & Rescue was deployed last night and continues to search for Grine in the area. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Gary Grine is requested to immediately contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station at (909)...

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Woman’s Body Found in Lake Could be Missing Person

Big Bear Lake, CA  January 8, 2015 –  According to Cindy Bachman, Public Information Officer for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the body of a woman was found in the frozen waters of the South Shore area of Big Bear Lake today.  Authorities are in the recovery process awaiting the arrival of the San Bernardino Coroner to identify the body.  Ms. Bachman tells KBHR that “although we don’t want to make any assumptions that the person found is that of the missing person, but, she is the only person who has been reported missing in this area”. Search efforts have been underway for Lisa Cimbaluk of Irvine who was reported missing by her parents on December 29th.  Her car was found near the Woodland Trailhead in Big Bear on January 4th.  Ms. Bachman also stated that the family of Lisa Cimbaluk has been notified of this...

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UPDATE: Missing Person Tommy Kim’s Body Found

Big Bear Lake, CA, October 2, 2014 – The San Bernardino County Coroner’s Office has positively identified the remains of the dead body found on September 13, 2014 in the forested area East of Hamilton Ranch as those of Tommy Kim from Chino Hills. Kim was reported missing on August 27, 2014. On August 27th, 2014, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station requested assistance from the public to be on the lookout for voluntary missing person Tommy Kim. Kim has been reported as a missing person since August 23 out of Chino Hills. They reported that he was last seen on Tuesday, August 26, near Onyx Summit, and he was on foot, and may have been headed towards the Big Bear area. Further they described Mr. Kim as an Asian male, 6’0” tall, 165 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes, carrying a small pack and an unknown color sleeping...

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Local Man Reported Missing

September 26, 2014, Big Bear Lake, CA – The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is asking for the public’s help in locating a Big Bear Lake resident. Sixty-year-old Brian McCamish is described as a “voluntary missing person” and was last seen in the City of Big Bear Lake on September 19. It’s not known if he’s currently in the area, but anyone who has information on his whereabouts is asked to report it to the Sheriff’s Station at (909) 866-0100. McCamish is a 165-lb., 6’3″ white male, with short blond hair, blue eyes, and burn scars on his face. He may be wearing prescription eyeglasses with dark...

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Christopher Glass Reported Missing

Big Bear City, CA, August 31, 2014 – The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is asking the public to be on the lookout for a voluntary missing person. On Friday, the family of 32-year-old Christopher Glass filed a missing persons report and said he was last seen July 28 at his residence on Lark Drive in Big Bear Lake. It’s not known if he is currently in the Big Bear area. Christopher Glass is a 6’1” male, 150 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should call the Sheriff’s Station at (909)...

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