Monday, July 30, 2007

Running Springs Man Arrested For Stalking A 13 Year Old Girl

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By News Staff
Monday, July 30, 2007

The San Bernardino County Sheriffs Department announced the arrest of Hugo Bidwell, 54, of Running Springs after an investigation into the stalking of a 13-year-old female. The victim related that the suspect had been annoying her at her place of employment for over a year with sexually explicit comments and requests.

On Monday

July 30th., the suspect contacted the juvenial at her residence and made additional requests and statements. The young girl feared for her safety and the girl then told her mother about the occurrences and she notified the Sheriffs department.

When the deputy arrived, the informant told the deputy that the suspect had left in a blue Dodge Ram pickup truck and supplied the deputy with a license plate number. The deputy later located the suspect driving in Running Springs and conducted a traffic stop. The Deputy conducted an investigation and based on the information obtained, the suspect was placed under arrest for stalking and annoying a child and was booked into the West Valley Detention center in Etiwanda. Bail has been set at $150,000.00.

If local residences have any additional information pertaining to this suspect please contact Dep. Placencia at the Twin Peaks Sheriffs station at 909-336-0600