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Chalfant man arrested on charge of murdering his wife

Press release   On June 19, 2016, at 7:21 a.m., the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a call requesting that they check on the welfare of residents who live on a ranch in Chalfant. Responding deputies were met by one of the residents, Paul Harris, who was unharmed. On the property they discovered the body of […]

 
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Body recovered from Crowley Lake

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On the morning of Sunday, May 22, at approximately 10:30 a.m., the body of a deceased male was found in Crowley Lake. Mono County Sheriff’s deputies were on scene within minutes and took custody of the deceased person. The body is presumed to be that of missing person Juan […]

 
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Man goes missing in Mono County

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On Friday, May 13, at approximately 1 p.m., the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a group of campers at Crowley Lake reporting that one member of their group was missing. The missing person, Juan Manuel Vierheller, age 27, of La Habra, had last been seen in […]

 
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It’s spring: Wildlife activity on rise in Eastern Sierra

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release With the warming weather and thawing snow, Mono County is experiencing an increase in wildlife activity. Although this trend extends through the entire county, Crowley Lake and June Lake have been the hot spots for bear activity. The bears are seeking food and are already damaging property and attempting to gain access […]

 
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Updates from Mono County Sheriff’s Office

Press releases from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office The Mono County Sheriff’s Office experienced substantial fiscal reductions to its budget due to the economic downturn of recent years. Our budget for this fiscal year (15/16) is two-thirds of what it was just five years ago. Four Deputy Sheriff vacant positions were “frozen” in the last fiscal year […]

 
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False robbery report to Mono Sheriff’s Office; also, threat at Coleville High

Press releases from Mono County Sheriff’s Office On February 7, 2016, at 9:38 p.m., Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a radio transmission of a robbery in progress at a Shell Station, presumed to be in Mono County.  The person broadcasting stated he had one suspect at gunpoint.  However, he did not identify himself, nor did […]

 
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Mountain lion(s) present in Crowley Lake area

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On Tuesday, November 17, a mountain lion attacked a dog near Mountain View Drive. The dog was badly mauled but survived the attack. On Saturday, November 21, a mountain lion attacked and killed a llama near Willowbrook Road. We do not know if both attacks were by the same mountain lion. […]

 
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Donations sought for ‘Shop with a Cop’

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is literally right around the corner! Law enforcement officers and public safety staff from law enforcement and criminal justice agencies throughout Mono and Inyo Counties are busy planning the Annual Shop-with-a-Cop event. The event is scheduled for Saturday, December 12, 2015. This is a very special day where our […]

 
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Jennifer Hansen moves on from Mono Sheriff’s office

Press release from Mono County Sheriff Ingrid Braun Jennifer Hansen, the Public Information Officer (PIO) and Administrative Services Specialist for the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, has been chosen to be the PIO for the Washington State House of Representatives. This is an excellent career opportunity for Jennifer, and her selection for this position is a […]

 
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Update: Suspect in custody

UPDATE from Mono County Sheriff’s Office Pursuit and manhunt in Benton: Wanted suspect captured During the very early hours of Saturday, September 26, 2015, California Highway Patrol stopped a suspect on Highway 6 for a traffic violation. The suspect was identified as Jason Wolter, age 42, of Acton, California. Mr. Wolter fled from the CHP […]

 
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Another phone scam targets Eastern Sierra residents

Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release  The Mono County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous reports from residents throughout Mono County, specifically the Crowley Lake area, of a recent phone scam. We want to make everyone aware of the current phone scam you may experience. The current phone scam includes a male caller stating he is […]

 
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Drones, other problems at Walker Fire

Mono County Sheriff press releases Drones are becoming an increasingly popular recreational activity on forest land and throughout the country. However, drones flying near wildland fires pose a serious and immediate threat to the safety of aircraft crews involved in fire response. Individuals and organizations that fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), more commonly referred to […]

 
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