Human Remains Found on Forest Trail Identified

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Big Bear, CA, April 7, 2015 - As previously reported, on March 27, 2015, a hiker found what he believed to be human remains in the forested area North of Myrtle Avenue and North Shore Drive in Big Bear City. Detectives from the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to the scene and confirmed the remains as human. The Coroner's Office has … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sheriff’s Station Looking for Wanted Man

Gary Simrak

Big Bear, CA, April 3, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Gary Simrak. Simrak is wanted on an active felony warrant in the amount of $75,000 for possession of a controlled substance for sale, cultivation of marijuana/hashish, and maintaining a drug house. Gary Simrak is a 49-year-old White … [Read more...]

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...]

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

Michael Reyes, Jr.

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...]

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...]

Sheriff’s Station Asks For Public’s Help in Identifying Suspects

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            Big Bear, CA, March 3, 2015 - As part of the ongoing investigation into the commercial burglary that occurred at the Gas for Less in Big Bear City on February 26, detectives have obtained additional video and photographs of the suspects. The images were collected from another ATM, moments … [Read more...]