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


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...]

Public Assistance Requested in Attempted Burglary

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Big Bear City, CA, February 26, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is asking for the public’s assistance to identify three suspects involved in a commercial burglary that occurred in the early morning hours of February 26th.  Shortly after 3:30 a.m. on Thursday, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a burglary alarm at … [Read more...]

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Heroin for Sale

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 26, 2015 - Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station responded to a call of a suspicious person at residence in Big Bear Lake. The homeowner reported seeing a male subject wearing a hoodie milling around the property.The male subject was found by deputies hiding under a … [Read more...]

Deadly Weapon Assault and Carjacking Suspect Arrested in Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA February 9, 2015 - At approximately 7:20 p.m. on Monday 02/09/15, Suspect Travest Hill carjacked the owner of a halfway house for parolees in the City of San Bernardino. Hill is a resident of the facility and on parole for assault with a deadly weapon. Hill assaulted the victim, hitting her repeatedly on her face and head with a … [Read more...]

A Busy Month for the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station

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Big Bear, CA, January 28, 2015 - Shortly before 2:00 p.m. on January 27, deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff's Station conducted a traffic stop in Sugarloaf. The passenger in the vehicle, a 24 year old white male, was known to deputies to be on active parole. The driver, a 20 year old white male, was found to have an active felony warrant in … [Read more...]

Prescription Drug Drop Box Unveiled Today

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Big Bear Lake, CA, January 22, 2015 - The Big Bear Sheriff's Station will be unveiling a Prescription Drug Take Back Drop Box today. It will be installed in the County office that formerly housed the Big Bear Division of the San Bernardino County Court. The Drop Box was purchased by the Breakthrough Task Force with private funds donated by members … [Read more...]