Category: Police

Male Arrested for Sexual Molestation of a Minor; Additional Victims Suspected

Big Bear City, CA – At approximately 1:20 p.m. yesterday, Detectives and Deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station served a search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of East Country Club Blvd. in Big Bear City.  The warrant was issued as part of an ongoing investigation in a suspected child molestation case.  Through investigation, it was determined that a 6-year-old juvenile had been visiting the suspect, identified as Richard Todd, over the past year.  The victim disclosed that while visiting Todd at his residence, he touched the victim and used foreign objects on the victim’s genital area....

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Motorcycle Accident With Major Injuries Below Running Springs

Running Springs, CA – On Thursday, February 9, at approximately 3:40 pm, Arrowhead Area officers responded to the scene of a traffic accident on SR-330, south of Lower Fredalba Road. Mr. Robert Thompson, 34 years old, and a resident of El Paso, Texas, was riding a yellow, 2003, Victory Freedom Motorcycle, southbound on SR-330, south of Lower Fredalba Road. Mr. Thompson lost control of his motorcycle which overturned onto its left side. Mr. Thompson was ejected from his motorcycle and consequently collided with an adjacent wood/metal guardrail. He was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center with an altered level...

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UPDATE The Search has concluded for Missing 20 Year Old, Dawson Hartwig

UPDATE:  On Sunday, January 29, 2017 at approximately 1:10 a.m., Sheriff’s Dive Team members continued their search of Lake Arrowhead and located a deceased male in about 30 feet of water near the Yacht Club. The Coroner responded and confirmed the victim was Dawson Hartwig. INCIDENT: Missing Person/Search and Rescue LOCATION: 200 block of Burnt Mill Rd., Lake Arrowhead VICTIM: Dawson Hartwig, 20 years old 6’4”, 160 lbs., Blonde hair, Brown eyes Last seen wearing: White shirt, Khaki pants, Snow boots, Beanie hat On Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 10:44 a.m. friends of Dawson’s contacted the Twin Peaks Sheriff’s...

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Be Careful in the Backcountry

Mount Baldy, CA, January 27, 2017 – On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, 4 people had to be rescued by hoist via helicopter in two separate incidents in the Mount Baldy area. On Wednesday, January 25, Sally Morley, 61years old of Temecula and Ellen Coleman, 63 years old of Riverside were hiking down a snow-packed ridgeline into San Antonio Canyon at the 8500’ level. Despite having appropriate snow hiking gear, they realized the terrain was too steep and the snow was turning to ice. They were unable to climb out from their location and were in need of...

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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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