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Marijuana eradication in Mono, Inyo counties

Mono County District Attorney’s Office press release On June 1, 2015 the Mono County DA’s Office conducted flight operations in accordance with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s marijuana eradication program.  The purpose of the program is to locate large scale outdoor marijuana grows on public lands within Mono County. These flight operations resulted in the detection […]

 
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Phone scam alert issued

Inyo County Sheriff’s press release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office has received reports that residents in Inyo County have been the recipients of fraudulent phone calls from a man who claims he is from the United States Department of Treasury, or the Internal Revenue Service. The man says that the recipient of the phone call […]

 
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Baby born on the way to hospital

A couple from Independence knew it was time for their baby to arrive. They got in the car and headed to Northern Inyo Hospital, but the baby decided not to wait. The couple reached Big Pine, and it was time to call an ambulance. The Dad-to-be called 9-1-1. Bishop Police dispatched Symons Ambulance and Big […]

 
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Road closures in Bishop for 4th of July

– Multi-agency Notice (in English and Spanish) for July 4th, 2013 In an effort to enhance public safety while simultaneously encouraging safe and responsible 4th of July recreating, the Bishop Police Department, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), California Highway Patrol, Inyo County Road Department, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office and Bishop Fire have […]

 
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