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Big Bear City Residence

Search Warrant = 3 Arrests



July 14, 2022, late Thursday evening, San Bernardino County Sheriff Multiple Enforcement Team (MET) including the Big Bear Sheriff and Patrol Deputies, served a residential search warrant located in the 200 block of West North Shore Drive, Big Bear City at 10:25 P.M. 

Three subjects were contacted inside the residence: William Douglass, 53-year-old resident of Big Bear City, Tina Thompson, 53-year-old resident of Big Bear City and Chase Roberts, 20-year-old resident of Big Bear City. All three subjects were detained while SBC Sheriff Deputies conducted a search of the residence.

Douglass, a convicted felon, was in possession of 110 grams of suspected methamphetamine, 37 grams of suspected psilocybin mushrooms, thousands of rounds of ammunition, nine guns including three non-serialized guns commonly referred to as "ghost guns", tools used to manufacture "ghost guns", items indicative of drug sales, and drug paraphernalia. Thompson was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia and Roberts was found to have warrants issued for his arrest. 

Douglass was arrested for the following felony charges: possession of controlled substances while armed, possession of controlled substances for sale, felon in possession of firearms, felon in possession of ammunition, illegal possession of assault weapons, and maintaining a drug house. 

Douglass was booked into custody at Big Bear Jail and will be transferred to West Valley Detention Center.  He is being held on $50,000.00 bail. An arraignment hearing in this matter is set for July 18, 2022, in San Bernardino County Superior Court. Thompson was cite released in the field and Roberts was booked into Big Bear Jail where he will be cite released. 

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 www.wetip.com   

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

SBSD - Big Bear Sheriff Department
Phone No. (909) 866-0100
477 Summit Blvd
Big Bear Lake, CA 92315