Tag: Tiffany Swantek

LAUSD Schools Closed Due to Credible Threat

Big Bear, CA, December 15, 2015 – All schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District are closed today due to the receipt of a “credible threat of violence.” Bear Valley Unified School District wants to assure everyone that they are following ongoing reports on this situation and will keep us informed of any circumstance that may affect students in the Big Bear Valley. Additionally, San Bernardino Valley College remains closed today due to the receipt of a credible threat on Monday, but has been cleared to reopen Wednesday, December 16, after a thorough search of the campus. BVUSD is in contact with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools and will keep us apprised of any information pertinent to all of us in Big Bear Valley. The County Superintendent of Schools reports “in San Bernardino County, no K-12 school districts have reported being closed this morning.” Tiffany Swantek of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Department offered the following information: In Big Bear, at this time, we have had no indication or any reports of any threats to the Big Bear Valley. The Sheriff continues to ask people to remain diligent and watchful for any suspicious activity and to report any such activity right away....

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Hiker Dies After Fall On Castle Rock Trail

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 6, 2012, noon – A man hiking near Boulder Bay died Thursday after falling and hitting his head. According to Tiffany Swantek at the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station, just before noon on Thursday, July 5 a 57-year-old white male hiker from Shadow Hills, California was with a group of people, and fell on Castle Rock Trail. The victim hit his head on a rock. Paramedics responded to the location, about ½ of a mile up the trail and began administering CPR, but they were unable to save the hiker, who was pronounced dead at 12:38pm. A Forestry Crew with equipment extracted the body from the scene of the accident and the Coroner was notified. The name of the man has not yet been released. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31586.mp3|titles=Hiker Dies After Fall – Mike Evans...

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Multiple Vehicle Burglaries In Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 9, 2012, 8:00am – On Thursday, March 8, 2012 the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station received reports of eight vehicle burglaries from unlocked cars between midnight and 7:00am at various locations in the City of Big Bear Lake. Investigation of the burglaries is ongoing with deputies and detectives following up on all leads. Tiffany Swantek, at the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station says you can minimize your chances of becoming a victim by taking a few simple steps. ~ Keep car doors, windows and sunroofs closed and locked. ~ Never leave valuables in your vehicle. ~ Park your vehicle in well-lit areas. ~ Do not leave your keys in your vehicle. ~ Do not leave cash or change in the cup holder. ~ Mark all of your electronic equipment (i.e. GPS units and MP3 players) with a personal identification number and keep a list of the serial numbers, makes and model numbers of all your electronic equipment. If your property is stolen, this will help you recover  This will help in the recovery of your property if have anything stolen. Anyone with information on the recent vehicle burglaries should contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station at 866-0100.  Information can also be reported anonymously by calling 1 (800)...

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