Tag: San Bernardino Superior Court

Local Man Arrested, Deputies Locate Counterfeit Money in his Possession

Big Bear, CA, September 16th, 2016 – Shortly before 2:00 p.m. on September 15, 2016, LASD Parole Apprehension Team contacted the Big Bear Sheriff Station and advised of a wanted person possibly living in the Big Bear area. William Marsh was wanted for State Parole violations and had a No Bail Warrant for his arrest from the Probation Department. Marsh was in violation of his conditions of release by failing to report since December 2015. Marsh was contacted at his family’s residence and arrested. During a search of Marsh’s home, deputies located a large quantity of counterfeit money along...

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Stolen Property and Methamphetamine Recovered During Search Warrant

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 21, 2016 – On Wednesday, April 20, at approximately 3:00 p.m., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station Multi Enforcement Team served a search warrant at the residence of Scott Payne in Big Bear Lake. During the search, deputies recovered stolen property, methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and other evidence consistent with the sale of narcotics. Scott Payne was taken into custody without incident. Payne was booked on felony charges of sale of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property, and committing a secondary felony offense after being released on his own recognizance from a previous arrest. Payne remains in...

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New Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program

Big Bear, CA October 12, 2015 – A New Traffic Ticket Amnesty Program started October 1st, 2015.  This program can help to reinstate Driver Licenses and is designed to assist qualified drivers with paying unpaid traffic or non-traffic infraction tickets, by reducing fines by 50 or 80 percent. The Traffic Tickets/Infractions Amnesty Program will only last for 18 months. This new amnesty program is not a DMV program, applicants must contact the superior court in the jurisdiction(s) where they received the traffic ticket(s) to find out if they are eligible to participate. Applicants can find court information and locations on the California Court’s Locator System California drivers with outstanding infraction tickets originally due for payment on or before January 1, 2013, and those seeking to have their drivers license reinstated may qualify for the program. This amnesty program does not apply to parking tickets, reckless driving, and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenses. Courts, counties, and other authorized collection agencies may charge a $50 amnesty program fee. Also, if reinstating your license, the DMV will charge a $55 reinstatement fee, which the department charges to have any driver license reinstated. If you think you may qualify for the program, you may obtain a copy of your Driver Record in order to identify information on Failure-to-Pays or Failure-to-Appears, the cost is $2 online, or $5 in person. For more information,...

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Barstow Courtroom Will Stay Open Temporarily

Barstow, CA, April 3, 2013 – Back in December of last year, the San Bernardino Superior Court announced the second phase of cost reduction measures needed to partially address a funding shortfall. The measures included the closure of the Barstow courthouse. The closures would reduce the availability of courts for residents who live in areas that are distant from remaining courthouses. Following the announcement of the plan to close the courthouses, Court leaders engaged state and local government leaders, regional bar groups, and others in order to find solutions that could mitigate some of the impact of the closures. Consequently, the Court has announced a plan to maintain the operation of one courtroom in Barstow, three days per week, beginning May 6, 2013. This action will allow traffic, landlord-tenant, small claims and domestic violence cases to continue to be heard at this location. Civil, family law, and criminal cases will still be transferred to other locations, consistent with current plans. The Court intends to keep the courtroom operational through June 21, 2014.  ...

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Big Bear Superior Court To Close

Big Bear Lake, CA, December 12, 2012 – The Big Bear Superior Court is going to close in May. The scheduled court closure is the result of cost reductions that are expected to eliminate an operating budget shortfall. The Big Bear Superior Court will no longer be open three days a month effective May 6, 2013. In addition, the Needles and Barstow courts will close. Three judges will be let go because of the cuts, along with 22 other positions, and night court services in San Bernardino County will be...

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