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Mammoth Police investigate assault on 6 year old

NEWS RELEASE MLPD Investigates Assault on a 6 Year Old On Tuesday January 21st, Mammoth Police were dispatched to a residence for a report of an assault.  Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim was a 6 year old girl.  The victim told officers that after she got off of the school bus at Snowcreek […]

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Mammoth arrests: alleged assault, drugs

UPDATE: Press Release from MLPD – Victim in Mammoth Lakes ‘Bonged’ on the Head On Sunday November 24th at about 5:30 pm, Mammoth Lakes Police Officers and Mono County Paramedics responded to 362 Old Mammoth Rd for a report of a physical fight, one of the suspects was armed with a knife and someone had […]

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Photo of bear in Vons went viral on Facebook.

Bear walks into Vons, eats some apples and leaves

UPDATE** 10-4-13, 6:55pm FROM MAMMOTH POLICE CHIEF DAN WATSON: ** NEWS  RELEASE * *  WILDLIFE ALERT A small black bear recently went on a late night shopping trip for apples at the Mammoth Lakes Vons. While the photos of the bear inspecting the fresh fruit are entertaining, they also serve as a reminder that we […]

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Bear in car caper

Imagine the shock for a Mammoth Lakes woman when she walked out to her car to go to working the morning, opened the passenger’s door and came face to face with a very big bear. She slammed the door shut. According to Mammoth Lakes Wildlife Officer Steve Searles, the bear had managed to open the […]

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Crews sever major propane line in Mammoth

Around 6pm Tuesday evening, Mammoth Police and Mammoth Fire Department responded to a report of a major gas line severed in the area of the Trails subdivision and Meridian blvd. Mammoth Fire Chief Brent Harper confirmed that a Digital 395 crew cut the line, but it’s unclear why this happened. On Tuesday, authorities searched for […]

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Colby arraigned on felony possession and sale of drugs

Colby arraigned on felony possession and sale of drugs

Jack Colby of Mammoth Lakes appeared in Mono Superior Court on Monday for an arraignment hearing. Mono District Attorney Tim Kendall said that Colby is charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance for sale and a prior 1993 strike conviction for assault with serious bodily injury. DA Kendall explained that if […]

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MLPD 3-23-10

Four commercial burglaries in Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Police have identified a suspect in  four burglaries that took place in Town between midnight Sunday and 6am Monday morning. Officers said that the suspect broke windows and entered the Dollar Store, Nik’N Willies, Schat’s Bakery and the Rafters.  Police said the burglar was apparently after cash only. Some of the businesses had secured […]

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MLPD asks for help to ID burglary suspects

Two burglaries reported at two different businesses in Mammoth Lakes this week. Mammoth Police have asked for the public’s help in identifying suspects that were videotaped by surveillance cameras. The owner of TONIC reported that on Tuesday March 27, at about 2:30 in the afternoon an unknown female suspect entered her store and stole a […]

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Weather pattern changes

Snow and rain finally came to the Eastern Sierra with heavy snowfall in northern Inyo and Mono Monday morning, rain in Southern Inyo.  The heavy weather caused school closures and slow going. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area called our week-end weather the largest storm of the season.  Their website said, “The storm door is open and […]

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