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Mammoth Police investigate burglary of Vons Pharmacy

NEWS RELEASE – MLPD On Sunday night at approximately 11:15 pm, Mammoth Lakes Police Officers were dispatched to the Vons Pharmacy in Mammoth Lakes for a report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, a Vons employee told officers that she was contacted by a customer who was a witness to the crime.  The customer […]

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MLPD reports excessive speed led to crash

** NEWS  RELEASE ** Rollover Crash in Mammoth Lakes On Wednesday, August 21 at approximately 8:50 pm, Mammoth Lakes Police, Fire, and Paramedics responded to a rollover collision on Old Mammoth Road at Red Fir Rd.  When they arrived they found a Nissan Pathfinder down an embankment and overturned.  The driver, Vasiliy Shkunov, 23 of […]

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MLPD nabs robbery suspect

On Saturday March 23rd Mammoth Lakes Police investigated a robbery that had occurred earlier in the evening.  12 year old boys were waiting at the stop in front of the Mammoth Lakes Rite-Aid when a suspect approached and demanded money and threatened to take their skateboards if they didn’t comply.  In fear of the 17 […]

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MLPD arrests man on grand theft

Mammoth Police arrested Richard Vernon Collins in recent days after they said they tracked down evidence and found him with a stolen laptop computer. Sergeant Marc Moscowitz said that the Police Department received a report of a stolen lap top. He said the victim suspected a roommate who had moved in a few days prior […]

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Unforgettable police work

** PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS RELEASE ** Police Work- MLPD Style Here is a story about police work that one San Diego couple will never forget. During the last storm cycle, Mammoth Lakes Police officers were very busy with the usual weather related calls.  One call however stuck with them.  A tourist […]

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Mammoth man found deceased

Residents of the St. Moritz Condo complex in Mammoth Lakes made a grim discovery this week, according to police. While looking for the condo manager, they found he had died in his home. Mammoth Lakes Police said foul play is not suspected. The Mono County Coroner will handle the autopsy and cause of death investigation […]

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30,000 marijuana plants eradicated, two arrested

(PRESS RELEASE FROM MONO SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT) From: Ralph Obenberger, Undersheriff Date: August 16, 2012 RE: Marijuana Eradication in the Inyo National Forest As part of the campaign of the Mono Narcotic Enforcement Team (MONET) to combat the cultivation of marijuana within Mono County, MONET agents, with the assistance of the Inyo Narcotics Enforcement Team, Inyo […]

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Bear saved from recycling bin lid

(Press Release – Mammoth Lakes Police Department) On Tuesday morning, July 31, Mammoth Lakes Police and Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles responded to a call of a bear in the area of A Frame Liquor with a metal lid stuck on its head.  The 125 pound, 19 month old bear was found in the area of […]

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Criminal charges pending in discovery of mortar round

(Press Release -Mammoth Lakes Police Department) On Friday July 27th Mammoth Lakes Police Officers were dispatched to the La Residence condominium development for a report of a found mortar round possibly used for avalanche control.  The condominium manager was cleaning out a vacant unit and discovered the device, possible left by prior tenants. Upon arrival, […]

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MLPD arrest man for terrorist threats

MLPD arrest man for terrorist threats

On Tuesday, Mammoth Lakes Police arrested Shawn Snyder, 42, of Mammoth.  He was booked for a charge of Terrorist Threats. Police Chief Dan Watson said that Snyder was arrested after he had threatened to kill two people and blow up the Police Station and Courthouse. Reports indicated that he was terminated from his job at […]

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DUI case: car into condo

Mammoth Police responded to an accident that sent a car into a condo.  The driver of the car was arrested for driving under the influence.  Here is the complete police release: “On Sunday, January 29 at approximately 12:55 p.m., Mammoth Lakes Police, Fire, and Paramedic units were dispatched to the area of Minaret and Chateau […]

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Irvine teen dies following skateboard accident

On Monday, September 5 at approximately 11:45 a.m., Mammoth Lakes Police and Mono County Paramedics responded to West Bear Lake Road west of Minaret for an injured skateboarder.  Brett Bertsch, an 18 year old resident of Irvine and his younger brother were riding down West Bear Lake Road when Brett fell, landing on his head.  […]

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