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Ky Ta, Joe Baros, Counselor Glenda Moore, Sage Haithcoat, Sean Jourdan, Robert Vanvelzer, and Counselor Merry Brown

Moral Recognition Therapy for inmates

- Press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office On December 19th, 2014 the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with Inyo County Health and Human Services, proudly hosted its first Moral Recognition Therapy (MRT) graduation for the following five inmates who successfully completed the voluntary multi-phased program: Sage Haithcoat, Joe Baros, Robert Vanvelzer, Ky […]

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Representatives from most of the articipating agencies.  They are, left to right, Captain Rich Watt, US Forest Service; Lieutenant Bill Dailey, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Chief Dan Watson, Mammoth Lakes Police Department; Chief Chris Carter, Bishop Police Department; Santa Claus; Sergeant Rick Moberly, Mammoth Lakes Police Department; Undersheriff Keith Hardcastle, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office; Sheriff Ralph Obenberger, Mono County Sheriff’s Office; and Captain Tim Noyes, Bishop CHP.
 
Photos are courtesy of Erin Gladding Photography.

Shop-with-a-Cop: ‘Best thing ever’

- Press release On Saturday, December 13, approximately 50 families from the Eastern Sierra had an early Christmas thanks to Shop-with-a-Cop.  Children from the families were identified by local law enforcement and picked up by their partner for the day in a police vehicle and taken to breakfast at the Bishop Country Club. After a […]

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Officials ask for public’s help in Chalfant vandalism

- Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On Monday, December 8th, 2014, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received calls from citizens of Chalfant regarding several buildings throughout the community that had been vandalized. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to several locations throughout the Chalfant community to find walls, buildings and equipment vandalized by graffiti. Graffiti was […]

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Caltrans allocates $3.4 million for local projects

- Caltrans press release Bishop – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated over $254 million for 41 transportation projects that will enhance the safety and mobility of Californians throughout the state, which includes $3.4 million for locally-administered Active Transportation Program projects that encourage biking and walking. “Investing in our infrastructure benefits Californians for generations to […]

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Al Davis

New police chief selected for Mammoth Lakes

- Town of Mammoth Lakes press release Town Manager Dan Holler is in the process of hiring a new Police Chief for Mammoth Lakes. Holler is finalizing employment negotiations and background checks with Allen L. Davis (Al) to fill the Chief position. Mr. Davis is currently a Commander with the City of Ventura Police Department, […]

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Inyo man arrested for alleged deer poaching

- CDFW press release California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers arrested a poacher last week in Inyo County for allegedly illegally killing a trophy 3×3 deer in the G-3 zone. Joseph Eugene Bragdon, 37, of Bishop was taken into custody without incident at his workplace after a $15,000 arrest warrant was issued by […]

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Fire destroys laundry facility at Furnace Creek

- Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Thusday evening at approximately 6:30 PM the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a structure fire in the Furnace Creek area of Death Valley National Park.  The Furnace Creek laundry facility located near the historic Furnace Creek Inn was completely engulfed in flames; Farabee’s Jeep Rental suffered […]

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Two Reedly men arrested on drug charges

- Press release from Mono County Sheriff’s office On the morning of Saturday, November 29th, 2014, at approximately 7:30 am, Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling southbound on Hwy 395 near SR 108 and Fale Hot Springs. Bertin Cortez-Guzman, age 27, of Reedly, CA, and Jose Becerra-Cortez, age 18, […]

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‘Problem’ bear killed in Mammoth Lakes

- Mammoth Lakes Police Department press release On Sunday, November 30 at approximately 10:20 a.m., Mammoth Lakes Police Officers and Steve Searles, Mammoth Lakes Wildlife Specialist, responded to a report of a bear being shot in Sierra Valley sites.  Upon arrival they were met by a local resident who reported he had shot a bear. […]

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Busy year for Mono County Search and Rescue

- Press release This past year has been a busy one for the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team. The all-volunteer team “dedicated to saving lives” has responded to 31 callouts in 2014. These incidents involved 41 subjects; all but one was visitors to the Eastern Sierra and Mono County. These incidents also […]

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Christopher St. John

Lone Pine man arrested on attempted murder charge

- 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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