News headline from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department:
At around 10:00 a.m. on May 9th, detectives of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station arrested a 17-year-old boy who was in possession of a large quantity of stolen property from several residential burglaries that occurred in Big Bear City and the City of Big Bear Lake since February. Response to an alarm call the previous day ultimately led to the juvenile’s arrest.
Shortly after 6:00 p.m. on May 8th, deputies responded to an alarm call in the 42000 block of Evergreen Drive in Big Bear Lake, which was determined to be a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, a male juvenile suspect was seen leaving the residence.
A brief foot pursuit ensued and the suspect eventually fled the scene in a silver Toyota Yaris.
The following morning, detectives continued their investigation at Big Bear High School where they located the vehicle and made contact with the driver. Following investigative interviews, detectives identified the location of the stolen property at a vacant house in the 42000 block of Peregrin Avenue in Big Bear Lake.
The juvenile, a resident of Fawnskin, was booked into San Bernardino County Juvenile Hall and remains in custody pending court procedures.
As a result of the boy’s arrest and recovery of the stolen items, detectives were able to clear 11 residential burglary cases. Approximately $10,000 of stolen property has been returned to the rightful owners.
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Monday, May 14, 2012
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