Tag Archives | Inyo County Sheriff’s office


Irvine man dies in fall in chute near Mirror Lake

From Inyo County Sheriff’s Facebook page SAR Recovery – Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on October 18th at approximately 4:30 am regarding a fall victim. According to the reporting party, he was franticly woken up at approximately 2:45 am at Outpost Camp by a hiker whose companion had fallen and was believed to be […]

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Threat ‘not credible’ – Lone Pine schools open Thursday

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Joint Terrorism Task Force, CHP and other law enforcement agencies conducted a thorough and exhaustive investigation into the validity of the recent email threat made to Lone Pine High School. The outcome of the investigation indicated that the threat was […]

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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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Remains found near Tecopa are those of Carmel man

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On Friday April 1st Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified that human remains had been located near Tecopa. Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies as well as the south-county coroner responded and transported the remains to Lone Pine. Tuesday morning, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the south-county coroner […]

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Man arrested in Mono County on multiple felonies after standoff

Press release In the early afternoon of Thursday, February 25, 2016, Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Adobe Ranch Road, south of Highway 120 East, to investigate a report of a squatter in a vacant cabin. The suspect, later identified as William Ward, broke into the property and illegally took up residence. A deputy spotted Mr. Ward […]

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An Inyo case of mistaken identity

By Deb Murphy Fresno resident Melissa Neylon was scheduled to do an inspection at the Inyo County Jail for her employer Fire Life Safety Inspection on December 4 and ended up getting a more intimate look at the facility until she posted bail on the 18th. Sounds like one of those you’re-not-going-to-believe-this stories? It was, […]

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Darrell Maddox Jr.

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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Arrests made in probation/parole sweep

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On Friday, September 4, 2015 at approximately 7am a multiagency operation was conducted in the Big Pine and Bishop area.  Approximately 34 locations were checked for compliance to ensure that the person or persons who are living there are adhering to the terms and conditions of probation or parole. […]

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Seattle woman dies in fall at Jigsaw Pass

– Information from Inyo County Sheriff’s Office On August 5th at about 5:20pm, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified through CalOES of a SPOT device activation near Jigsaw Pass. The activation was followed by a message asking for a helicopter for an immediate evacuation due to an injury. A short time later another message […]

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Inyo deputy suffers injuries in accident

– Press release from CHP On June 23rd at approximately 12:30pm Steven Anderson was traveling southbound on SR-127 south of SR-178 at 50 MPH. Deputy J. Seaton was traveling northbound on SR-127 south of SR-178 W. at 55 MPH. Anderson allowed the vehicle to cross double yellow lines into the northbound lane in a sweeping […]

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Shepherd Pass recovery mission

– From Inyo County Sheriff’s Office On Monday May 18th, 2015 Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received notification of a deceased person off the Shepherd Pass trail at about the 12,000′ elevation level. The information shared with the Sheriff’s Office from the reporting party was that it was evident that the person had been deceased for […]

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