Bike club presents kids’ cycling extravaganza

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 10, 2013 - The second annual Big Bear Children's CycleFest is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Big Bear Sheriff's Office. This event is presented by  to help keep kids safe on the road. It includes free helmets, helmet inspection and fitting, free bike inspections and presentations on … [Read more...]

Suspects plead “not guilty” to restaurant heist

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 9, 2013 - The District Attorney’s Office has officially filed felony robbery charges against suspects Justin Hernandez and Alyssa Aguilar in connection with the April 29 robbery at Taco Bell. Hernandez is accused of  forcing his way into the fast food restaurant and stealing several hundred dollars from the cash … [Read more...]

CHP sets up sobriety checkpoint

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 4, 2013 - The Arrowhead office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be conducting a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, May 4 in the  San Bernardino Mountains. The CHP has found sobriety checkpoints to be an effective tool for ensuring safe travel. The operations augment existing patrols and usually … [Read more...]

Attempted murder suspect flees Riverside for mountains

Sugarloaf, CA, May 3, 2013 - Big Bear Sheriff’s Deputies assisted in the arrest of an attempted murder suspect Thursday night after a Riverside detective asked for their cooperation. Suspect Elida Johnson had been involved in an altercation in Riverside with her estranged husband over their children. The 48-year-old woman is accused of stabbing … [Read more...]

Arrests made in Taco Bell Burglary

Big Bear City, May 4, 2013 - An employee of Community Market in Big Bear City is credited with tipping off the Big Bear Sheriff's Station in the case of an armed robbery. On the night of April 29, a masked gunman forced his way into the local Taco Bell and escaped with several hundred dollars from the cash drawers. On the morning of May 1, the … [Read more...]

Sheriff’s Department in Search of Suspect in Taco Bell Robbery

Big Bear, CA, April 30, 2013 - On Monday night, April 29th, at approximately 10pm at the Taco Bell on Big Bear Boulevard, a male, described as 20 to 30 years of age, white or light complexion Hispanic, entered the front door and displayed what was described as a black gun and demanded money.  He was given and fled with $750.00.  A further … [Read more...]

WeTip recognizes local law enforcement officers

Deputy Alex Collins during his hospital recovery.

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 25, 2013 - At the National WeTip Conference on April 19,  the program awarded Deputy Alex Collins of the Big Bear Station the Award of Valor, and Detective Jeremiah MacKay a posthumous  Award of Valor. Collins and MacKay were struck by gunfire during the Christopher Dorner manhunt in February; MacKay died of his … [Read more...]

Pile up the prescription drugs on April 27

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 22, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to give the public another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs.  Bring your medications for … [Read more...]

Heltebrake to file lawsuit for Christopher Dorner Reward

San Bernardino Mountains, April 20, 2013 - An attorney for Rick Heltebrake has announced he will seek the entire one million dollar reward offered by the City of Los Angeles in the Christopher Dorner case. L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa offered the reward in February for information leading to the apprehension and capture of Dorner, who was the … [Read more...]

Local Man Arrested For Assault On A Child

Big Bear Lake, CA, March 6, 2013 - On Saturday, March 2, 21 year old Cesar Pedroza of Big Bear Lake was home taking care of his three children when he called 911 to report that while he was feeding his 10 week old daughter formula, she stopped breathing. Medical examinations performed by Forensic Pediatricians at Loma Linda University Medical … [Read more...]