Sexting Lands Man in Jail

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 24, 2014 - An 18-year-old male has been arrested for sending sexually explicit messages to students at Big Bear Middle School and Big Bear High School. The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station opened an investigation into the case on September 18, after girls reported receiving the messages through texting and social media. … [Read more...]

Stolen Property Recovered

Big Bear City, CA, Sept. 23, 2014 - As part of an ongoing investigation regarding a series of burglaries linked between Big Bear and the High Desert, detectives from both the Big Bear and Apple Valley Sheriff's Stations served a search warrant at a residence in Big Bear City last Thursday. Execution of the warrant led to the discovery of … [Read more...]

District Attorney’s Files Complaint on Kidnapping Charges

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In January, 2014, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a call for service regarding child concealment. Anthony Tummarello reported that he had not seen his son in 11 months and that the child’s mother, Melissa Epperley, was purposely not allowing him to see their 3-year-old. Tummarello had made numerous attempts to contact Epperley in an … [Read more...]

Tailgating Driver Was Carrying Meth

Big Bear City, CA, September 18, 2014 - Shortly after 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, Big Bear Sheriff’s Deputy Ferronato pulled a driver over for tailgating near the intersection of North Shore Drive and Mound Street in Big Bear City. The vehicle's driver of the vehicle, 53-year-old Daniel Vanbuskirk, was found to be driving on a suspended license and to … [Read more...]

Body Found East of Baldwin Lake

Baldwin Lake, CA - September 16, 2014 - A group of horseback riders discovered the body of a deceased male adult over the weekend, near U.S. Forest Service road 2N02. Big Bear Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the east valley location Saturday afternoon and reportedly found no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident. The Big Bear … [Read more...]

Death at Dock is Under Investigation

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 3, 2014 - The Labor Day Weekend boosted the local economy by bringing plenty of tourists into town, but the holiday was not without its accidents. On Saturday evening, the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a body in the lake off Waterview Drive, between Boulder Bay and Metcalf Bay. Deputies found … [Read more...]

Christopher Glass Reported Missing

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Big Bear City, CA, August 31, 2014 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is asking the public to be on the lookout for a voluntary missing person. On Friday, the family of 32-year-old Christopher Glass filed a missing persons report and said he was last seen July 28 at his residence on Lark Drive in Big Bear Lake. It’s not known if he is currently … [Read more...]

Identify Theft Operation Exposed in Big Bear City

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Big Bear City, CA, August 31, 2014 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station has one suspect in custody in a mail theft case, and is actively searching for the second suspect. During the course of investigation, a vehicle was identified as possibly being driven by the suspects. On August 28 at approximately 2:30 a.m., deputies spotted the vehicle driving … [Read more...]

Big Bear Sheriff’s Station Seeks Assistance in Missing Person

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Big Bear, CA, August 27, 2014 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is requesting assistance from the public to be on the lookout for voluntary missing person Tommy Kim. Kim has been reported as a missing person since August 23th out of Chino Hills. He was last seen on Tuesday, August 26, near Onyx Summit. Kim is on foot, and may be headed towards the … [Read more...]

Suspect Apprehended in Fawnskin

Fawnskin, CA, August 17, 2014 - The autistic man accused of stabbing a woman he was living with has been booked on felony charges of attempted murder, and is being held at West Valley Detention Center. Although bail was set at $500,000 in this case, Foster had already been on probation for unrelated charges, so he remains in custody without the … [Read more...]

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