‚ÄčIn Big Bear Lake

 Manufacturing & Distribution of 

Child Pornography

 

CA Friday, July 2, 2020__ Big Bear Lake, CA__

San Bernardino County Sheriff (SBCS) Investigators Crimes Against Children Detail (CAC), began an investigation into cyber tips that were reported by an Electronic Service Provider (ESP). The cyber tips contained various images of child pornography. Through investigation, investigators determined the child pornography was downloaded, distributed and manufactured at a Big Bear Lake, California residence.           

Thursday, July 2, 2020, CAC Investigators and SBCS Big Bear Station Deputies, served a search warrant at a residence in the 41000 block of Switzerland Drive, in Big Bear Lake where CAC Investigators did contact James Von Eps.  Von Eps was arrested for possession of child pornography, distribution of child pornography and manufacturing of child pornography and subsequently booked into Central Detention Center and bail was set at $100,000.    


             

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff Team: Detective Brian Arias, Detective Gerania Navarro or Deputy Shelly Ponce, of the Specialized Investigations Division, Crimes Against Children Detail at (909) 387-3615.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at www.wetip.com

 

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff -  Big Bear Department
477 Summit Boulevard  Big Bear Lake, CA 92315