Sheriff's Blotter 7-17-13

July 16, 2013

MISCELLANEOUS INCIDENT: A caller reported at 4:42 p.m. on July 9 that she had received a 50cc motorcycle from someone, then traded the vehicle to another woman who sold it to another male. It turned out, she told deputies, that the bike was stolen and the last person to have it is now in jail. The caller resided in the 1000 area of Highland Road.

TRESPASS: A caller in the 30000 area of Topaz Road reported a lock had been cut off from his gate. Nothing was taken, however. The man called at 3:14 p.m. on July 8.

Photo: The Crossing

July 16, 2013

Photo caption: The works of Lucerne Valley artist Evelyn Delight-Carpenter, 88, and artist Chris Reay are currently on display at the Eclipse Art Gallery in Hesperia. Above, is Delight-Carpenter’s “The Crossing.” An artist’s reception was last Saturday evening. The “Once Upon A Time” themed exhibit will be shown through the end of August. Eclipse Art Gallery is at 18361 Bear Valley Road #7 in Hesperia.

From the Editor's Desk: This 'n' That

July 16, 2013

The Fourth of July parade has passed, and now summer is in full swing in Lucerne Valley.

If you have any news — with pictures, articles or just tips — of summer activities for all ages email them to or mail to The Leader, P.O. Box 299, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356.


A local resident called the Leader to warn residents about an apparent scam. On Monday she received a mailer promising a $100 gift card from Walmart or Target.

Lucerne Valley teens camp in Big Bear

July 16, 2013

Photo caption: For several days, the local teen campers called these tents their home. Submitted photo

Teens from the Lucerne Valley Youth Project spent several days and nights at the Serrano Campground in Big Bear Lake.

The annual event is sponsored by Pam Hardwick and others from Lucerne Valley.

The group enjoyed the fun of “roughing it” and activities such as a water slide.

Hardwick is now looking for donations to purchase school supplies and Christmas gifts.

Ramos tours urban solar project

July 16, 2013

Photo caption: Third District Supervisor James Ramos, foreground, talks with an SCE employee as he and First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, second from left, toured a rooftop solar program in Redlands. Submitted Photo

From Staff and Wire Reports

REDLANDS • On July 10, Third District Supervisor James Ramos and First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood took a tour of the Southern California Edison rooftop solar program in Redlands.

Currently, San Bernardino County is developing a renewable energy component to incorporate into its general plan.

Rave attendees found safe

July 16, 2013

A man called authorities to say he and four friends were lost after driving to a rave party in Johnson Valley during the middle of the night on June 30.

According to the caller, their vehicle broke down at 4:55 a.m. after beginning their journey almost two hours earlier. They had little water, no food and a cell phone with low battery life. If needed, however, the group had fireworks.

With the help of a San Bernardino County Sheriff helicopter, deputies located the lost group at about 8 a.m.

Lost man found wandering in market

July 16, 2013

By Peter Day

A Lucerne Valley Market employee called authorities after a middle-aged man reported missing from Apple Valley the day earlier was found wandering in the store.

He told store employees that he didn’t know who he was, according to a San Bernardino County Sheriff incident report filed on the afternoon of June 29. Later, however, the man was able to give his name to a deputy.


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