Sheriff Rod Hoops Announces Retirement

San Bernardino, CA, November 15, 2012, 6am - San Bernardino County Sheriff Rod Hoops will retire on December 31st. His 34 year career in law enforcement with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department started in 1978. Hoops released a statement that says he has accepted a post as an Executive Fellow with the Police Foundation in Washington, … [Read more...]

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 28, 2012, noon - The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Big Bear … [Read more...]

Pedestrian Killed On Highway 18

San Bernardino, CA, September 24, 2012, 8:30am - A man who was walking along SR 18 early Sunday morning was killed after being hit by a suspected drunk driver. According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department 30 year-old Carl Gene Evans was walking on the side of Highway 18 near Lower Waterman Canyon Road at 3:53am Sunday when he was … [Read more...]

Riverside Man Dies In Lake Accident

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 23, 2012, 8:00am - (UPDATE) - The victim has been identified as 44 year-old Cesar Espana of Riverside, California. [Original Story] Big Bear Lake, Saturday July 22, 2012, 2:00 pm - On Friday afternoon at 4:59 pm a there was a report of a possible drowning victim near the east launch ramp on Big Bear Lake.  The Municipal … [Read more...]

Suspects Arrested For Recent Big Bear Area Burlaries

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Big Bear Lake, CA, July 13, 2012, noon - Two men from the San Bernardino Area have been arrested for recent burglaries in Big Bear Valley. As a result of ongoing efforts of deputies and detectives of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station, Phillip Galarza and Robert Marquez were arrested on July 11 in connection with multiple burglaries that have recently … [Read more...]

Motorcycle Accident Big Bear City

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Big Bear City, CA July 6, 2012 4:00 pm - Today around 1:00 pm a motorcycle traveling eastbound on North Shore Drive was involved in an accident with a white pickup truck traveling west.  The vehicles came to rest where near Greenway Drive on Highway 38.  The California Highway Patrol, Big Bear Sheriffs and local fire authorities responded to the … [Read more...]

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Recognized As National Sheriff’s Department Of The Year

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San Bernardino, CA, May 14, 2012, 8:00am - Four decades ago the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department began a working relationship with WeTip. The toll-free hotline allows citizens who have information about a crime to advise the authorities without having to reveal their identity. A recent memo released by Sheriff Rod Hoops says WeTip has … [Read more...]

Fourth Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Big Bear Lake, CA, April 17, 2012, 8:00am - The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs. Bring your medications for disposal to the Big Bear … [Read more...]

Residential Fire In Hesperia Kills One, Injures Two Others

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Hesperia, CA, April 10, 2012, noon - On April 9, at about 2:00am, San Bernardino County Firefighters responded to a residential fire in Hesperia and found a single story home fully engulfed in flames with the roof collapsing. A male resident and his mother were able to get out, they were in the front yard and had been injured. At that time, … [Read more...]

CHP To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

Big Bear Valley, CA, July 29, 2011, 8:00am - The Arrowhead office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (SBCSD) will be conducting a joint-agency sobriety checkpoint from 6:00 p.m. to midnight on Saturday, July 30, 2011, within the unincorporated mountain area of San Bernardino County. The CHP’s … [Read more...]