San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

DATE/TIME: January 7, 2017/12:07 a.m.

INCIDENT: PC 496(a)-Possession of a Stolen Firearm

LOCATION: 300 block of Starlight Circle, Big Bear Lake

SUSPECT(S): Carl Anthony James, age 30 of Missouri City, Texas

VICTIM(S): Confidential


On Saturday, January 7, 2017, at about 12:10 a.m., deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery. The victim identified a residence in the 300 block of Starlight Circle, Big Bear Lake as the location where the crime occurred.
While the deputies were conducting their investigation, they searched the interior of the residence on Starlight Circle. During their search, they located a Glock .45 caliber firearm that had been reported stolen out of Tennessee. Deputies also located evidence linking Carl Anthony James to possession of the stolen firearm. James was arrested and booked at the Big Bear Jail for PC 496(a), Possession of a Stolen Firearm.
The robbery investigation is ongoing and it is unknown at this time if the recovered firearm was used during the commission of the robbery.
Refer: Sergeant Matthew Collins
Station: Big Bear Station
Phone No. (909)866-0100
Case No. 161700030

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Sheriff’s Public Affairs Division

655 E. Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

Telephone: (909) 387-3700