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SBSD - Big Bear Sheriffs Department
Saturday January 28th, 2023 :: 10:07 a.m. PST


Suspect Arrested for Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Minor Under 14-Years-Old

DATE/TIME: January 27, 2023, 5:44 p.m.

INCIDENT: Lewd and Lascivious Acts with a Minor Under 14-Years-Old

LOCATION: Big Bear Lake

SUSPECT(S): Anthony Garcia, 26-year-old resident of South Gate, CA

VICTIM(S): Confidential

SUMMARY: On January 27, 2023, deputies responded to a report of a minor under the age of 14 that was sexually assaulted. Deputies conducted an investigation and determined the victim was sexually assaulted by Anthony Garcia.

Garcia was believed to be at his residence in South Gate, CA. Deputies authored an arrest warrant and notified South Gate Police Department. Officers with the South Gate Police Department contacted and arrested Garcia shortly after. Big Bear deputies met with South Gate officers and took custody of Garcia.

Garcia was booked into custody at the West Valley Detention Center. Garcia is currently being held on $150,000 bail. Garcia is scheduled to appear on January 31, 2023, in San Bernardino County Superior Court. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Big Bear Sheriff Station at (909) 866-0100. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information on the website at  

Refer: Deputy J. Furlong 

Station: Big Bear Station

Phone No. (909) 866-0100

Case No. 162300130

SHANNON D. DICUS, 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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