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CHP: Caring Heron Patrolman helps save bird

Press release CHP Officer Adam Otten slowed when he spotted the tall, long-legged Great Blue Heron standing in the median of Highway 395 just south of Aberdeen Station Road. He stationed his vehicle, with lights flashing, to alert and stop traffic. On foot, he moved behind the large wading bird and slowly herded it across […]

 
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Honoring National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Press release Each year the second week in April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.  Originally introduced to Congress in 1991, and officially recognized in 1994, National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is a time to honor and thank our public safety dispatchers for a job well done. Last […]

 
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Bishop boy, 14, charged with felonies after collision injures juvenile passengers

A troubling accident occurred Tuesday night, with a 14-year-old Bishop boy being charged with Felony DUI among other felonies with five juvenile passengers also in the vehicle that rolled several times. The press release from the California Highway Patrol states: “On Jan. 19 at approximately 6:26 pm, a 14-year-old juvenile was driving a 2003 Buick […]

 
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Arrests made in Bishop, Crowley Lake

Press release from Bishop Police Department Monday morning, Bishop Police Officers, with assistance from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Major Investigation and Narcotics Team (MINT), and the Inyo County District Attorney’s Office arrested Alfonso McCloud on a warrant charging attempted murder. McCloud is 24 years old and a resident of Santa Rosa, CA. The attempted […]

 
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Bishop resident arrested on felony charges

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release At approximately 1:00am this morning Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a report that Darrell Maddox Jr, a 20-year old man from Bishop, was intoxicated and behaving erratically. When Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the location where Maddox was reported to be, Maddox attempted to flee on foot. Deputies […]

 
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CHP, MLPD to hold sobriety checkpoint

CHP press release The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area and the Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD) have collectively scheduled a sobriety checkpoint for Friday, September 18, 2015, 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 […]

 
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Fatal accident on US 395

– CHP press release On June 20, 2015, at approximately 0842 hours, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area officers were dispatched to a solo vehicle rollover collision on US-395 southbound, north of Crowley Lake Drive.  Personnel from the CHP Bishop Area Office, Mono County Sheriff’s Office, Mono County Emergency Medical Services, and Long Valley Fire […]

 
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News from Mono County Investigative Unit; phone scams target Mono

– Press releases The Mono County Investigative Unit, MCIU, is a joint task force that was formed in 2015. The Unit consist of law enforcement members from the Mono County District Attorney’s Office, Mammoth Lakes Police Department, Mono County Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol. The Unit is located and operated out of the District […]

 
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Round Fire: Residents may re-enter today

UPDATE: 3:40 PM From CAL FIRE: Credential verification for Repopulation of Paradise & Swall Meadows residents will begin at 4 p.m. We will let residents of both communites; however, Paradise will not have power until around 9pm ### Horrible tragedy in the Eastern Sierra: The Round Fire claimed 40 homes – 39 in Swall Meadows […]

 
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Van Dyke Fire estimated at 450 acres

The Van Dyke Fire has been mapped at 450 acres and is 75% contained. The fire is in grass and sage fuels and has received measurable moisture. More rain and snow is in the forecast in the next few days. Fire crews are improving fireline today and mopping up lingering hotspots. Crews expect to fully […]

 
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Update on Round Fire: 7,000 acres, 20 structures

UPDATE: 9:30 AM The Round Fire: Acres: 7,000 – 30 percent contained 20 structures and outbuildings destroyed (preliminary county) 200 personnel; 47 engines; 29 fire crews, two bulldozers One injury to firefighter due to smoke inhalation Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make […]

 
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