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...]

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...]