Three Arrested on Felony Charges of Conspiracy and Home Invasion Robery

By Susan A. Neufeld

Big Bear City –  On Wednesday May 10, 2017 Trent Coursey, a 22 year old  transient, and River Harp, 19 year old resident of Big Bear City and a 17 year old Resident of Big Bear City were arrested by Big Bear Sheriff on suspicion of conspiracy and home invasion.

At approximately 11:30 a.m., deputies of the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of a physical assault near the intersection of Mt. Doble Drive and Big Bear Blvd. Upon arrival, deputies found a male subject with injuries, including lacerations to his extremities, swollen eyes, and a bloody nose. Through investigation, it was discovered that thee suspects entered the victim’s home in the 500 block of Irving Way in Big Bear City, one of the suspects assaulted the victim, stole his personal property, and all three fled the scene.

Deputies conducted a check of the area and performed a traffic stop on three males in a vehicle matching the suspects’ descriptions on Big Bear Blvd, near the intersection of Georgia Street. It was determined that they were the three suspects involved in the confrontation and robbery.

All three suspects were taken into custody without incident. Following further investigation, Trent Coursey was booked into the Big Bear Jail on a felony charge of Home Invasion Robbery. Coursey remains in custody in lieu of $200,000 bail. River Harp was booked into the Big Bear Jail on a felony charge of Conspiracy, with bail set at $25,000. Arraignment hearings for Coursey and Harp are scheduled for May 12 in San Bernardino County Superior Court. The juvenile was issued a citation for a felony charges of Conspiracy and released to his parents. The juvenile is scheduled to appear in Juvenile Court in San Bernardino on July 10.