Tag: West Valley Detention Center

18 Year Old Arrested for Stabbing in Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 11, 2016 – On Sunday, January 8, at approximately 12:40 p.m., deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a call of a stabbing that occurred at a residence on Park Avenue in Big Bear Lake. It was reported that an 18-year-old male had stabbed an adult male relative living in the household following a verbal altercation. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a victim with a laceration to his abdominal area in need of medical attention. The victim was treated at the scene by paramedics from Big Bear Fire, and later transported by helicopter to...

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Residents Catch and Detain Arsonist

San Bernardino, CA, September 28, 2016 – On Sunday, Sept. 25, at about 8:15 p.m., firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire and the US Forest Service responded to a reported vegetation fire in lower Waterman Canyon in San Bernardino. Upon their arrival, the fire had been extinguished by a resident.  The resident stated a male subject had started the fire and gave fire authorities a description.  A search of the area turned up negative for the subject described. Later the next morning just after midnight, another vegetation fire was reported in the same vicinity. While firefighters fought to contain the...

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Arson Registrant Arrested Near Blue Cut Fire

Photo courtesy of Sean Lamb Big Bear, CA, September 6, 2016 – On Saturday, September 3, 2016, at approximately 9:23 am, the Union Pacific Railroad Police contacted a man sitting inside a parked vehicle trespassing on railroad property. The officer contacted the subject, later identified as Larry Missirilian, and discovered he was on active parole and was an arson registrant. The officer notified the sheriff’s department and Deputy Sandoval from the Central Station responded to assist. They conducted a vehicle search and discovered Missirilian had a 5 gallon can of gasoline, large butane torches, lighter fluid, and new cigarette lighters underneath...

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Sugarloaf Residents Arrested on Charges of Meth For Sale

Big Bear, CA, January 21, 2016 – Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 19, Deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station served a search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Spruce Avenue in Sugarloaf, in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation. Two male subjects, identified as 20-year-old Riley Foust and 22-year-old Tyler Olson, were at the location at the time the warrant was served. During execution of the search warrant, Deputies located and seized methamphetamine and paraphernalia consistent with drug sales. Deputies also seized an illegal baton found to be in the possession of Tyler Olson....

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Big Bear Lake Man Arrested for Assault With a Firearm

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 22, 2015 – Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on April 20, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a gunshot heard in the area of the 500 block of Temple Lane in Big Bear Lake. A witness reported that after hearing the gunshot, a male subject was observed standing on his porch and yelling threatening statements at his neighbor. The male subject, later identified as Ronald Argelander, then went back into his residence and continued yelling at the neighbor through an open window. Deputies arrived on scene and attempted to make contact with Argelander by using a public address system. At first, Argelander was unresponsive to deputy commands, but then became cooperative after deputies were able to talk him out of his house. Argelander was taken into custody without incident. Deputies recovered the weapon at the scene. A search of the area was conducted and no damage was found to any surrounding property. A criminal history check revealed that Argelander is a convicted felon and prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm. Ronald Argelander was booked into West Valley Detention Center on felony charges of assault with a firearm, gross negligence with a firearm, criminal threats, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Argelander remains in jail on $50,000 bail, pending an arraignment hearing set for April 22 in San Bernardino County Superior...

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