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Another fatal collision in Coso Junction on Highway 395

It seems that vehicle accidents have been on the increase over the past few weeks. Coso Junction, along U.S. Highway 395, especially continues to prove to be a dangerous place for vehicles. Here is yet another one that occurred on Sunday, October 18th, which resulted in a fatality. The following information comes from the California […]

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DUI and Collision with a parked car and house in Bishop

Bishop Police Dept. News Release (Facebook): Last night, Oct. 18, at about 11 pm, a local 20-year-old man lost control of the vehicle he was driving, crashing it into a parked car and residence on the 300 block of Clarke Street. The driver had to be extricated. He and his adult passenger were transported to […]

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Gabriel Lopez Marquez, Assault w deadly weapon, Benton, CA

Assault with deadly weapon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Benton CA

On October 13, 2020, at approximately 10:16 P.M. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Benton Paiute Reservation, with reports of a physical altercation and possible shots fired. While in route, Deputies received additional information of multiple victims with head injuries. Through the course of the investigation, witness statements and physical evidence collected led investigators to […]

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Mammoth Lakes Police Department Supports Nat’l Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MLPD Press Release 10/15/2020 Since 1985, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight women will be diagnosed with this disease each year. In honor of everyone this disease affects and to raise awareness, our officers are wearing a special edition pink patch and pink badge on their uniforms. MLPD […]

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Murder suspect, 34-year old Zachary Salyer, an Amargosa, Nevada resident

(Update) Nye County Sheriff Homicide Investigation Request Inyo Sheriff Deputy Assist

Update: 10/14/2020— The Inyo County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Charles Cherrier, 58, of Amargosa Valley, Nev. INYO COUNTY, CA, October 12, 2020: On Sunday, October 11, 2020, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Nye County Sheriff’s Office requested an Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputy to assist with a homicide.  The suspect, 34-year-old Zachary Salyer, an Amargosa, […]

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Local teenager, Karlie Lain Gusé, still missing two years ago on October 13th

Today, Oct. 13, 2020, marks the second anniversary since Sierra Wave first posted a story on the disappearance of local teenager, 16-year-old, Karlie Lain Gusé, on October 13, 2018, when she was last seen in the very early morning hours walking down the street from her home towards Highway 6, never to be seen again. The Mono […]

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Bank Robber at Bishop El Dorado Saving Bank Caught by Bishop Police

Press Release Bank Robbery At approximately 4:46 PM today, the BPD Dispatch Center received an in-progress robbery call from El Dorado Savings Bank, located on M. Main St. Within moments, BPD set a perimeter while maintaining communication with the employee caller. Deputies and CHP arrived to help contain the area and stop traffic on Main […]

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Attempted Homicide in Bishop

BISHOP, CA, September 28, 2020: On Saturday, September 26 at approximately 6:00pm, (Inyo County Sheriff) deputies responded to a residence on Payahuupu Way in Bishop for a report of a stabbing. California Highway Patrol, Bishop Police Department, and Bishop Paiute Tribal Police responded to assist. Upon arrival, a male victim was outside of the residence […]

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IMACA Held Virtual Community Meeting on Overnight Homeless Parking Proposal

IMACA and the Consortium of Care have been working on a safe place for the homeless to park their cars overnight at a location with access to restroom facilities. What sounds like a no-brainer hasn’t been. Working through issues from the community has been an on-going process and the topic at a virtual meeting last […]

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Fatal accident on SR-190 | Vehicle burst in flames

On 09/08/2020 at approximately 7:05 AM, a 22-year-old male from Bakersfield, CA, was driving a 2008 Dodge Avenger westbound on SR-190 approximately 2 miles east of SR-136. For unknown reasons, he allowed his vehicle to drift off the roadway onto the south dirt shoulder. To redirect his vehicle back into the westbound lane, he sharply […]

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