Convicted Felon Arrested 

for Transportation of Controlled Substances 

& Possession of Controlled Substances While Armed
in Big Bear Lake

Monday, August 1, 2022, at about 9:56 P.M., San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputy Estrada, assigned to the Big Bear Sheriff Station, conducted a traffic stop in the 40500 block of Big Bear Blvd. in the city of Big Bear Lake. The driver was identified as Jeffrey Copley, a 33-year-old, resident of Victorville. 

During the stop, Deputy Estrada observed controlled substances and conducted a search of the vehicle. A non-serialized handgun commonly referred to as a ghost gun was located along with one pound of suspected methamphetamines. Copley, a convicted felon, was arrested for transportation of controlled substances and being armed while in possession of controlled substances.  

Copley was booked into custody at the Big Bear jail and transported to West Valley Detention Center. Copley is being held on $50,000 bail and an arraignment hearing in this matter was set for Wednesday August 3, 2022, 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 the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME(27463) or you may leave information on the website at   


SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Big Bear Station
(909) 866-0100

477 Summit Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315