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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

Press Release

Date/Time:        March 5, 2014

Incident:            PC288.7(b) Oral Copulation of a Minor Ten Years of Age or Younger

Location:          Big Bear City

Suspect(s):       Mark Curtis Marcum, age 44 a resident of Big Bear City

Victim(s):          Confidential


On Wednesday, March 5, 2014, Deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff's Station began investigating a report of child molestation that had occurred in Big Bear City during the time frame of August, 2013 until February, 2014. The suspect, Mark Marcum, is accused of orally copulating a seven year old victim.  The Big Bear Sheriff's Station Detective Bureau continued the investigation and Marcum was arrested on Friday March 14.  Marcum was booked into Central Detention Center in San Bernardino and remains in custody in lieu of $1,000,000.00 bail.


On Monday, March 17, Marcum was arraigned at San Bernardino County Superior Court and charged with multiple felony counts of oral copulation of a minor ten years of age or younger.


 Anyone with information regarding this investigation is requested to contact Detective Jeremy King at (909) 866-0100.  Information can also be reported anonymously by calling the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or online at

Refer:          Tiffany Swantek, PIO

Station:        Big Bear Sheriff's Station

Phone No.:   (909)( 866-0100

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

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