Thieves Steal Several Reptiles From YMCA

FAWNSKIN – Big Bear Station Deputies are seeking the public’s help to both locate stolen reptiles and to locate those responsible for the theft. The theft occurred on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, when the unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the YMCA “Camp Whittle”, located on the 31000 block of Rim of the World Drive in the City of Fawnskin.

During the theft the suspect(s) took a Red Tailed Boa, Blue Tounged Shink, Gopher Snake, Rosie Boa, Leopard Gecko, Ball Python and a Bearded Dragon. The YMCA camp would like the locate their reptiles, which are used for demonstration and education for the many children who visit their facility.

If anyone has any information they are urged to contact the  Big Bear Sheriff’s Station. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotine at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at


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