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Christopher St. John

Lone Pine man arrested on attempted murder charger

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On November 20th at approximately 11:00PM Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Lone Pine for a domestic battery between father and son. According to reports received the son, who was also the suspect, attacked his father while the father was sleeping.  The father was reported to have sustained serious […]

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Another successful Hispanic Advisory Committee meeting

- Press release from the Mammoth Lakes Police Department On Thursday, November 20, the eighth semi-annual Town Hall meeting sponsored by the Mammoth Lakes Hispanic Advisory Committee was held at the Grand Sierra Lodge. Approximately 50 community members attended and heard presentations from representatives of Community Services Solutions who provided information on obtaining medical coverage, […]

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Telephone scams in Bishop

- Press release from Bishop Police Department The Bishop Police Department would like to make the public aware of 3 different types of telephone scams targeting residents in the Bishop area. We have had many reports of scams circulating in our area and unfortunately we have had some residents fall victim to these scams. A […]

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11-year-old boy dies in fire

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Shortly after 3:00AM on Saturday morning Sheriff’s Dispatch was notified of a house fire on North Barlow Lane in Bishop. Several agencies responded including Bishop Police Department, Bishop Fire, Tribal Police, and Inyo Sheriff’s Office. After the fire was extinguished an 11-year old boy was found to be […]

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Wanted-felon Andreas arrested after standoff

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release At approximately noon today the Inyo County Special Enforcement Detail, which is made up of Sheriff’s Deputies, Bishop Police Department and tactical medics of the Olancha Fire Department, responded to an anonymous tip that Richard Farrell Andreas Jr., was “hiding out” in a residence in Lone Pine. Andreas was […]

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Homicide suspect arrested by MLPD

- Press release About 1 ½ weeks ago, Mammoth Lakes Police Department Detective Jack Loera was contacted by an investigator with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, the investigator gave Detective Loera information that a person of interest in a homicide may be living and working in Mammoth Lakes. With the information Detective Loera received, […]

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Mono SAR helps climber at Saw Tooth

- Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On the afternoon of Friday, August 15th, 2014, at approximately 12:55pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding an injured climber on a ridge in the Saw Tooth Range near Bridgeport. Two climbers were attempting to climb a ridge in the Saw Tooth Range near Bridgeport. During their […]

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Caution alert: School is starting

- Bishop Police Department press release On Monday August 18, 2014 the Bishop Unified Schools will be headed back into the classrooms for the 2014/2015 school year. The Bishop Police Department would like to remind the public of this upcoming event and for drivers; parents; and students to be safe when around the school zones. […]

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Mono SAR aids ultra-marathoners

- Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On the evening of Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at approximately 6:00 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received notification that a SPOT device had been activated on the PCT Trail near Upper Piute Meadows. Two ultra-marathon runners were attempting to run from Tuolumne Meadows to Sonora Pass in 24 hours. […]

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Four arrested after standoff

  – Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Wednesday, at about 6:00 PM during routine patrol, an Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputy and Tribal Police Officer spotted Ray Bencoma, a 39-year old man from Bishop, who is wanted in two prior domestic violence incidents. Once Bencoma realized he had been seen, he darted into a residence in […]

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Rescue in Lundy Canyon

- Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s Office: On the afternoon of Monday, July 28th, 2014, at approximately 12:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding two stranded hikers in the Lundy Canyon area. To access a family mining claim on steep and rocky slopes above Mill Creek, two brothers, from Utah and Nevada, […]

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