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Counterfeit bills being passed in Inyo County

From Inyo County Sheriff Inyo County Business Owners – be on the look-out for counterfeit bills! Counterfeit $20 bills and $10 bills have been reported in the Lone Pine area by two separate businesses. In the picture in the upper left-hand corner the word “REPLICA” can be seen – these bills are fake! Please contact […]

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Inyo Sheriff’s office warns of credit-card skimming

News release from Inyo County Sheriff’s Department On February 20th shortly after 8:00am, Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Coso Junction Chevron to investigate possible credit readers/skimmers. The gas station clerk unlocked the pumps and five of the eight pumps were outfitted with mini memory cards attached to possible Bluetooth devices that enable remote […]

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Arrests made in Inyo, Mono counties

News releases Bishop Police Department Crime/Offense : Penal Code Section 487(A) – Grand Theft in excess of $950.00; Penal Code Section 503 – Embezzlement in excess of $950.00; and Penal Code Section 476(A)(B) – Fraudulent check. Suspect(s) : Shannon Dora Brosseau This Press Release follows our Police Activity push on our phone app and on […]

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Update on US 395 closures

UPDATE FROM CALTRANS U.S. HWY 395 CLOSURES MONO/INYO COUNTY– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has updated the closure information on U.S. Hwy 395. U.S. Hwy 395 is now closed from State Route 203 (Mammoth Lakes) to Lee Vining due to heavy snow and white out conditions. There is no estimated time for reopening. Travelers […]

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A holiday tradition: Shop with a Cop in the Eastern Sierra

Press release Donations sought for the Annual Eastern “Sierra 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 […]

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Inyo residents enjoy ‘Coffee with a Cop’

By Charles James National Coffee with a Cop at McDonald’s in the Pink McDonald’s restaurants in Bishop and Lone Pine celebrated National Coffee with a Cop Day two weeks ago on Wednesday, October 3. Several dozen residents dropped in to visit with law enforcement officers representing the California Highway Patrol, the Bishop Police Department and […]

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Prescription Drug Disposal in Mammoth Lakes

The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is proud to announce their partnership with the Rite Aid Foundation and KidCents. They have graciously donated a personalized prescription drug disposal container to the Mammoth Lakes Police Department. If you have any expired or unwanted prescription medications taking up space in your medicine cabinet, feel free to bring them down and […]

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MUSD signs agreement with campus-safety TipNow™

Press release MAMMOTH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ADOPTS TIPNOW™ — A SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY SAFETY REPORTING SYSTEM  Mammoth Lakes, CA – August 21, 2018 – Mammoth Lakes Unified School District (MUSD), in partnership with the Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD), has signed an agreement with TipNow™, the flag-ship campus safety product from Resiligence, Inc., based in Silicon Valley. TipNow™ is an anonymous reporting […]

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Inyo SAR recovery on Middle Palisades Glacier

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office news release On Saturday, August 18, 2018 the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Interagency Dispatch Center in Bishop of a deceased male subject on the northeast face of Middle Palisades Peak. The third hand reporting party described the area as the “Red Rock Route” at approximately 12,900”. On Sunday, […]

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