UPDATE: Arrested Saturday
Assault Suspect Remains
August 16, 2014, Jordan Lee Foster was
arrested shortly after 2:00 p.m. . Foster was seen walking on State Route
38 (North Shore Drive) near Canyon Road in Fawnskin, by a reporting party who
was driving in the area. The reporting party immediately contacted the
Sheriff’s Department to notify deputies of Foster’s whereabouts and kept visual
observations on him until deputies arrived. Foster was reported to have walked
towards the shoreline of Big Bear Lake. Deputies detained Foster without
incident after a short foot pursuit. Foster was transported to West Valley
Detention Center and booked on felony charges of attempted murder. Bail in this
matter is set at $500,000; however, Foster is on probation for unrelated
charges and remains in custody without the possibility of bail. An arraignment
hearing in this matter is set for August 19, 2014.
Big Bear Sheriff and Deputies appreciate the assistance of private citizens
that resulted in the arrest of Jordan Foster.
Friday afternoon August 15, 2014 at approximately 1:40 p.m.,
Big Bear Sheriff Deputies responded to an unknown disturbance
in the 39000 block of Barbara Lee Lane in Fawnskin. Through investigation,
deputies determined that a 22-year-old white male, identified as Jordan Lee
Foster, stabbed a 53-year-old female in the abdomen. It was reported that
Foster fled from the scene into a wooded area behind the residences prior to
deputies’ arrival. Deputies conducted a thorough search of the area with the assistance
of the Sheriff’s Aviation Division, but were unable to locate Foster.
The victim was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment
of her injuries.
Foster is autistic. He is 5’9”, 130 lbs., with long black
hair and brown eyes. Foster was last seen wearing a tan t-shirt with light blue
board-style shorts, and was wearing his hair in a ponytail. It is unknown if
Foster is carrying any weapons. Anyone seeing Jordan Foster is requested to
immediately contact the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station at (909) 866-0100. The
public is advised not to attempt to detain Foster. Due to his mental
disabilities, Foster may become agitated if he is approached.