Man Commits Suicide at Big Bear Jail

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 1, 2015 - On Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 1:30 p.m., Gilbert Mesa arrived at the Big Bear Station to provide a statement regarding an Assault with a Deadly Weapon investigation, in which he was named as the suspect. Following the interview, Mesa was arrested and booked into the Big Bear jail. Mesa was the sole occupant of … [Read more...]

Human Remains Found on Forest Trail in Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA, March 30, 2015 - According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, on Friday, March 27, 2015, at approximately 11:05 a.m., a hiker reported finding what he believed to be human remains in the forested area North of Myrtle Avenue and North Shore Drive in Big Bear City.  Deputies and detectives from the Big Bear … [Read more...]

Wanted Parolee At Large

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Big Bear, CA, March 27, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station is requesting the public's assistance in locating 34-year-old Robert Trionfi. Trionfi is a parolee at large on Post Release Community Supervision and has an active felony warrant in the amount of $250,000 issued against him for assault with a weapon. Trionfi is known to travel between … [Read more...]

SIBBV Announces 2015 “Man About Town” Candidates

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Big Bear Lake, CA March 27, 2015 - On Thursday, Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley held their annual "Man About Town" kick off campaign to announce this year's three contestants.  This year's theme is "Charging Forward for Woman's Health".  Man About Town is the organization's biggest fundraiser with the goal this year to raise money to … [Read more...]

Kidnapping – Update “Did Not Occur”

UPDATE: Big Bear, CA March 20, 2015 5:55 PM - Detectives of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station have thoroughly investigated the attempted kidnapping that was reported yesterday. On 03/20/15, additional interviews were conducted and surveillance video from residences near the incident location was recovered and reviewed. Based upon the evidence to … [Read more...]

Suspect Sought For Burglary and Assault at Shopping Centers

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 17, 2015 - Shortly after 5:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 14th, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a disturbance in the Interlaken Shopping Center in Big Bear Lake.  A witness observed a Hispanic male adult break into a vehicle in the parking lot and take items from inside the car.  The witness chased … [Read more...]

BVUSD Girl’s Choir Sweeps Show Choir Competition

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Big Bear, CA, March 12, 2015 - Altitude Adrenaline, formerly the Aquila Ensemble, is an after school competition show choir sponsored by Bear Valley Unified School District. It is open to girls grades four through eight from the three elementary schools and Big Bear Middle School. On Friday, March 6, Altitude Adrenaline swept the Cypress Star … [Read more...]

Human Remains Found in Debris of Residential Fire

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Big Bear Lake, CA, March 11, 2015 -At approximately 9:36 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10th, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a fire in the area of Dream Street and Waynoka Lane in Big Bear Lake.  Sheriff’s deputies and firefighters from the Big Bear Fire Department responded and observed a residence fully engulfed in … [Read more...]

Vacation Rental Property Scam

Big Bear, CA, March 11, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station has recently received numerous calls regarding a scam involving Big Bear residences being advertised as vacation rentals. The way it works is this, the victim finds a vacation rental through a legitimate site such as TripAdvisor and is able to view property details and photographs. When … [Read more...]

Coffee With a Cop

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Big Bear, CA, March 9, 2015 - In their ongoing effort to reach out to and keep community members informed, Big Bear Sheriff's Station is inviting Big Bear Valley citizens to join them on Tuesday, March 10, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at Moonridge Coffee Company for their first ever Coffee With a Cop event. This is a chance for residents to meet and … [Read more...]