San Bernardino County

Monday, November 17, 2008

Fire crews gain ground on stubborn Southland wildfires

  Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times In the fire-damaged Oakridge Mobile Home Park hundreds of homes were destroyed, but some survived. “We have found no human remains at this point.” That was the conclusion today from a Los Angeles County Coroner official about the search for victims at the fire-ravaged Oakridge Mobile Home Park in Sylmar. L.A. County Coroner spokesman Ed […]
Sunday, November 16, 2008

Wildfires still burning in the Southland

Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times A firefighting plane circles the flames and smoke in Yorba Linda The major battle against these destructive wildfires shifted to Orange and San Bernardino Counties today where the flames are the most threatening. Fire crews from Los Angeles County, Santa Barbara County, and as far away as San Mateo in Northern California are joining that fight. Since […]
Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Second person in custody in Las Vegas kidnapping case

Two so-called witnesses in the kidnapping of 6-year-old Cole Puffinburger are being held by U.S. Marshals today. Cole’s maternal grandfather, 51-year-old Clemons Tinnemeyer and his alleged companion, 42-year-old Terri Leavy, went before a federal magistrate in Riverside yesterday and then were turned over to the  Marshals. Both were apprehended on fugitive arrest warrants. Tinnemeyer was arrested in Riverside last Friday night. Leavy […]
Sunday, October 19, 2008

Las Vegas kidnapped boy found safe

“We got’m,” the emotional words from a delighted father, Robert Puffinburger, after his 6-year-old son was found walking a street in northeast Las Vegas, not far from the Strip last night. A tip from a citizen alerted police to the boy’s whereabouts. Puffinburger, Las Vegas police and detectives spoke to reporters at an early morning news conference. Las Vegas Police Captain Vincent […]
Saturday, October 18, 2008

Amber Alert canceled, but seach still on for missing Las Vegas boy

Las Vegas police held a news conference around 2 p.m. this afternoon and they say they have interviewed the grandfather of that kidnapped 6-year-old Las Vegas boy. Clemons Fred Tinnemeyer, a person of interest in the case, was arrested in Riverside last night and is being held at the Central Detention Center in the city of San Bernardino. A nationwide Amber Alert went […]
Saturday, October 18, 2008

Grandfather in Las Vegas kidnapping case arrested in Southland

Cole Puffinburger The heart wrenching story of a 6-year-old boy kidnapped from his Las Vegas home, allegedly to settle a multi-million dollar drug deal gone sour, now has a Southern California connection. The boy’s grandfather, a person of interest in the case, is in the Central Detention Center in the city of San Bernardino today after being arrested in Riverside by U.S. Marshals last […]