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Hiker rescued after fall in Mount Ritter area

Mono County Sheriff’s Office news release On August 12, 2018, at approximately 12:13 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch was contacted by a pair of hikers in the Mount Ritter area. The female had lost her footing and slid 50 to 100 feet down a glacier on the south side of the mountain, colliding with […]

 
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Jeremiah Joseph

Shooting in Lone Pine results in six counts of attempted murder

On Monday August 13th, just prior to midnight, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call reporting screaming/yelling and crying children near Muir and Lakeview Street in Lone Pine. While Deputies were responding they were diverted to Southern Inyo Hospital, for a gunshot victim in the emergency room.  When Deputies arrived, they were advised that a […]

 
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Thursday update on fires, smoke and roads

News releases Lions Fire Update The Lions Fire is estimated to be 6,530 acres and 60% contained, showing 1,074 acres of growth yesterday. Fire activity remains on the western flank, where the fire moved into heavier fuels and has spread upslope along the Cargyle Creek Drainage on the Sierra National Forest. Similar fire activity is […]

 
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Photos by Deb Murphy

Local law enforcement take part in Active Shooter Training

By Deb Murphy Members of nine Eastern Sierra law enforcement agencies gathered for a two-day course in Active Shooter Training at Mammoth Middle School this week—something law enforcement has to be prepared for while hoping the training never has to be used. The agencies included California Highway Patrol, Mammoth Police Department, Mono County Sheriff’s Department, […]

 
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National Night Out

Join National Night Out with Bishop Police

National Night Out: Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Press release Join over 38 million neighbors across 16+ thousand communities around the nation for National Night Out, an annual community – building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Together, we are making that happen. National […]

 
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Crimes keep Bishop police officers busy

BPD news release On the evening of June 26, 2018, Bishop Police Officers were dispatched to a County Facility located in the City Limits regarding an investigation into the use of marijuana. Officers recovered 1.8 ounces of marijuana from the location and were able to contact and identify the subject that had been in possession […]

 
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One injured in self shooting at Mammoth gun range

Mono County Sheriff’ Office news release On Friday, June 15, 2018, at 9:08 am, Mono County Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call reporting a shooting at the second gun range east of the geothermal plant. A 53-year old man and his 15-year old son, both from Orange County, were shooting targets with a .22 caliber rifle […]

 
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Three arrested after residential burglary, vehicle theft

Bishop Police Department news release This past Sunday afternoon, BPD received a call of a possible burglary that had occurred at a residence located on the 200 block of E. Elm St. The reporting party related her neighbors were out of town and that something was out of place at their residence. The field investigation […]

 
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Mark Osterman

Big Pine resident arrested; pipe bombs found

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office news release On 05/28/2018, at about 6:30am, members of the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department Major Investigations and Narcotics Taskforce (MINT) served a search warrant at a residence on Dewey Street in Big Pine,  for the illegal sale of firearms. The resident, Mark Osterman was arrested on a Ramey warrant without incident.  During […]

 
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