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US 395 re-opened after spill

On July 26, 2014, at approximately 7:45 PM the scene on United States Highway (US)-395 was rendered safe by emergency crews after being closed due to an earlier incident that involved a hazardous material spill from a commercial motor vehicle.  At approximately 8:30 PM US-395 opened to through traffic.       UPDATE: 6PM Saturday:   The purpose of this […]

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Results from Mono County DUI checkpoint

- CHP press release On Friday evening, July 11, 2014, the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Bridgeport Area conducted its previously announced Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Checkpoint.  The checkpoint location was US 395 at Hackney Drive, Walker, California.  Between 5:50 PM and 10:45 PM, 591 drivers entered the checkpoint where officers briefly spoke with them to determine […]

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CHP news: Checkpoint, accident

- CHP press releases The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area has scheduled a sobriety checkpoint for Friday, July 11, 2014, in Mono County.  Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  The purpose of a sobriety checkpoint is to deter […]

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Denver arrested in Bishop on felony charges

  – Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Monday afternoon, July 7th, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 300-block of South Pa Ha Lane in Bishop to contact Raymond Denver, a 42-year old man, who was wanted for kidnapping, vandalism and battery. As the Sheriff’s Deputy and Tribal Police were approaching Denver, an […]

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High-speed chase ends in arrest

- CHP press release On Sunday, July, 6, 2014, at approximately 8:03 P.M., a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer assigned to the CHP Mammoth Lakes Resident Post paired with a CHP sergeant, observed a red sport motorcycle traveling southbound on US-395 at Mammoth Yosemite Airport well in excess of 100 miles per hour (MPH). The officer […]

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Rescue, accident in Mono County

Mono County Sheriff’s press release On the afternoon of Saturday, June 21, 2014, at approximately 3:10 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a mutual aid request from the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office for a stranded backpacker at the Mono County/Tuolumne County line. While on a three-day backpacking trip, a female backpacker slid down […]

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Two arrested in combative incidents

- Press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office: On Friday January 31, 2014 at 3:30pm, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch was notified that a physical altercation was in progress on North Barlow Lane in Bishop. Upon arrival, Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted to a male subject running through a field away from the scene.     […]

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CHP: Increased enforcement on Super Sunday

CHP PRESS RELEASE: Planning is well underway for Super Bowl XLVIII. Along with that planning, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is reminding everyone to ensure they have a plan in place for getting home safely after the game. If you are planning that perfect Super Bowl party, make sure you have a plan to get […]

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Good dog! ‘Tara’ enjoys sweet smell of success

 - Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release: The Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET) is an inter-agency task force with agents representing the Mono County Sheriff’s Office and the Mono County District Attorney’s Office. MONET’s goal is to eliminate and/or reduce controlled substance trafficking in Mono County by means of investigations that ultimately lead to […]

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CAL FIRE urges increased safety measures

- Press release from CAL FIRE Sacramento – In just the first three weeks of January, CAL FIRE has already responded to a significant increase in wildfires this winter due to the extremely dry conditions. As a result, CAL FIRE officials are reminding residents to ensure they are maintaining 100 feet of Defensible Space; a […]

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Merissa Sanchez

Pair arrested with plethora of drugs

- Press release from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office: On the evening of January 11, 2014, at approximately 10:50 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling northbound on Hwy 395 near Walker. Braden Marsh, age 22, of Escondido, CA, and passenger, Merissa Sanchez, age 18, also of Escondido, CA, […]

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