UPDATE: Deceased Suspect Forrett Sustained Multiple Gunshot Wounds

Big Bear, CA, March 3, 2013 - UPDATE: Another manhunt has ended in suicide off of Highway 38, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. Just after 1pm on March 2, deputies from the Yucaipa Station acted on a tip that Brian Forrett's white Buick was parked in a highway turnout near Angelus Oaks. The deputies  discovered the … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Reopened Saturday Afternoon

Big Bear, CA, March 2, 2013 - After a brief closure due to police activity in the area of Barton Flats, authorities have re-opened Highway 38.  No new information is known at this time about the closure. … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Closed Due to Police Activity

Big Bear, CA, March 2, 2013 - Highway 38 is currently closed in both directions due to police activity in the area of Barton Flats.  Kbear sources say that authorities have located the vehicle of suspect Brian Forrett who is wanted for attempted murder of a peace officer.  Yesterday morning, Yucaipa deputies responded to a report of an unwanted … [Read more...]

Suspect on the loose after Yucaipa shooting

Brian David Forrett 664.187 Yucaipa

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 2, 2013 - Local sheriffs are asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted for the attempted murder of a peace officer. On Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11:19 a.m. a deputy from the Yucaipa station responded to a report of an unwanted person, and was met with gunfire.  The suspect also rammed the patrol car with his … [Read more...]

Services scheduled for fallen detective


Big Bear Lake, CA, February 17, 2013 - The City of Yucaipa and its Police Department will conduct a candlelight vigil in memory of Sheriff's Detective Jeremiah MacKay.  The vigil will be held in front of Yucaipa City Hall at 34272 Yucaipa Blvd. on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 6pm.  The memorial is open to the public. His funeral is scheduled … [Read more...]

Sheriff Commends Search Tactics as Sound, Effective and Valiant

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 16, 2013 -- During a press conference Friday, multiple authorities recapped the previous eight days of the Christopher Dorner investigation. San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon expressed pride in the heroic efforts of peace officers who put themselves in imminent danger to protect the public and each other, and … [Read more...]

Friday Press Conference Fills In More Dorner Details

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 15, 2013 - Law enforcement officers shut down Glass road Friday after a hiker found a previously undetected weapon that was part of Tuesday’s firefight with Christopher Dorner. In a press conference Friday afternoon, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon added that the officers that came under fire in Seven … [Read more...]

Christopher Dorner Remains Positively Identified

Big Bear, CA, February 14, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Sheriffs coroner has confirmed that the charred remains retrieved from the burnt cabin in Seven Oakes last Tuesday have been positively identified through dental records to be that of Christopher Dorner age 33.  Dorner was the murder suspect and the object of an intense manhunt in the … [Read more...]

Questionable Who Is Eligible for Reward Money in Dorner Case

Big Bear, CA, February 14, 2013 - With the presumption Christopher Dorner is now deceased the next question is who, if anyone, is eligible for the reward money?  Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa offered $1 million for information leading to the capture and conviction of Dorner.  Additionally, the LA City Council offered $100,000 for … [Read more...]

Sheriff McMahon States the Search for Christopher Dorner is Over


Big Bear, CA February 13, 2013 4:45 pm - In this afternoon’s 4pm press conference with San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon, confirmation of the events of yesterday in Big Bear and our surrounding communities were outlined.  McMahon stated that a man matching Christopher Dorner’s description and consistent with his behavior was sighted … [Read more...]