A Bad Day for Burglars

Big Bear Valley, CA, April 1, 2014 - Sheriff’s deputies kept busy last Friday with at least two arrests for burglary. Responding to a complaint of loud music at a vacation home on Lakeview Drive, deputies found a 53-year-old local man who had broken in, stolen several items then set up temporary residence. He remains in custody in lieu of … [Read more...]

Telephone Scam Strikes Big Bear

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 28, 2014 – Telephone scammers have been trying to swindle utility customers in Big Bear in recent weeks. Bear Valley Electric Service says several customers--mostly small business owners--have been called by people posing as BVE representatives. The callers try to pressure customers for their credit card numbers and other … [Read more...]

Teens: Beat the Stats by Starting Smart

Running Springs, CA, March 21, 2014 - A poor decision behind the wheel can take lives in an instant. In fact, car accidents are the leading cause of death for Americans aged 15 to 20. The California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Start Smart program is an effort to help young drivers and their parents understand the responsibilities of driving a motor … [Read more...]

Juvenile Arrested for Sexting

Big Bear City, March 20, 2014 - Sheriff’s Deputies responded on Monday to a report that a 17-year-old male resident of Big Bear City had sent sexually explicit pictures and messages via social media and texts to numerous female juveniles. The Big Bear Detectives’ Bureau has so far identified 13 victims between the ages of 14 and 17. The … [Read more...]

Detectives Investigate Molestation Case

Big Bear City, CA, March 18, 2014 - On March 5, Big Bear Sheriff's Station Detective Bureau began investigating a report of child molestation that had occurred in Big Bear City from August, 2013 through February, 2014. On March 14, deputies made an arrest. The suspect, 44-year-old Mark Curtis Marcum, is accused of molesting the seven-year-old … [Read more...]

Robbery Suspects to be Arraigned Today

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 26, 2014 - An arraignment hearing is set for today following a local robbery at 2:30 a.m. on Monday. The victim, Dylan Diego was walking home from a friend’s house near Mill Creek Road when he was reportedly confronted in the roadway by two 21-year-old Big Bear Lake residents, Nicholas Wardlaw and Freddie Chavez … [Read more...]

Locals Share Their Experiences During the Dorner Case

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 12, 2014 - Today KBHR is airing the final installment of our retrospect on the case of Christopher Dorner. The three-minute segment airs at the top of every other hour on 93.3 FM, and features brief interviews with three Big Bear residents. They tell us what it was like to lead a school during a crisis, to be a concerned … [Read more...]

A Fugitive in Our Midst: Christopher Dorner in Retrospect

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 10, 2014 - In February of 2013, many of us began following the news of a disturbed, disgruntled ex-cop as he crisscrossed southern California: A pair of murders in Irvine, an attempted boat theft in San Diego, an officer shot in Corona, and a fatal ambush in Riverside. It was chilling to watch Christopher Dorner’s path … [Read more...]

Amber Alert Issued

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December 5, 2013 5:08 p.m. - An Amber Alert has been issued for Elizabeth Romero of Kennewick, Washington. The incident occurred at 2:30 p.m. on December 4. The victim was seen getting into a green Ford Escape, early 2000’s, at 1800 W 7th Ave Kennewick. The family believes the suspect is en route Mexico with the victim. Kennewick PD is … [Read more...]

Suspect at Large Since Sunday

Sugarloaf, CA, November 5, 2013 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect at large. On Sunday evening, a 32-year-old female drove to Sugarloaf Park and parked her vehicle, then was attacked when she got out of her car. The male suspect reportedly held her against a tree while attempting to … [Read more...]