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SBSD - Big Bear Sheriffs Department
Tuesday March 20th, 2018 :: 05:09 p.m. PDT


Detectives seek information on suspect(s) responsible for vandalism to local school buses

DATE/TIME: March 19, 2018 7:04 a.m.

INCIDENT: Sheriff’s Department Seeking Assistance in Identifying Suspects Causing Major Damage to Local School Buses

LOCATION: 44000 Block of Baldwin Lane, Sugarloaf

SUSPECT: Unknown

VICTIM: Bear Valley Unified School District


Shortly after 7:00 a.m. on March 19, 2018, deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of vandalism at the Bear Valley Unified School District Transportation Department. Sometime between Friday, March 16th and Monday, March 19th, unknown suspect(s) entered the Transportation Department parking lot on Baldwin Lane in Sugarloaf and vandalized numerous school buses. The suspect(s) cut several belts, broke lights, put dirt or other debris in reservoirs, and damaged power steering units. Total damages are estimated to be upwards of $32,000.00.

The Big Bear Sheriff’s Station is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect or suspects who are responsible for the damage to the school buses. Anyone having information on this matter is requested to contact Detective Eric Ogaz at (909) 866-0100. Reports can also be made anonymously by calling WE-TIP at (800) 78-CRIME or online at

Refer: Tiffany Swantek, PIO

Station: Big Bear Sheriff’s Station

Phone No. (909) 866-0100

Case No. 061800216

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Big Bear Sheriffs Department
477 Summit Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Emergency: 9-1-1

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