Tag Archives | Detective Doug Hornbeck


Bentley – found! (see video in story)

Two weeks ago, a woman from out of the area brought her dog to Mammoth Lakes, left it with a dog walker and Bentley the dog got away. He was sighted in several locations from Antelope Valley Road to the geothermal plant. Thursday, he was found by Mammoth Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles and patiently captured […]

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Mammoth Police investigate burglary of Vons Pharmacy

NEWS RELEASE – MLPD On Sunday night at approximately 11:15 pm, Mammoth Lakes Police Officers were dispatched to the Vons Pharmacy in Mammoth Lakes for a report of a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, a Vons employee told officers that she was contacted by a customer who was a witness to the crime.  The customer […]

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New reserve officer at MLPD

** NEWS  RELEASE **  Another Reserve Officer Joins the Mammoth Lakes Police Department Mammoth Lakes Police Chief Dan Watson swore in the police department’s second reserve officer on June 10.  Dick Worcester will join Karen Smart as a part-time Level One reserve officer. Reserve Officer Worcester began his law enforcement career in 1976 with the […]

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MLPD asks for public’s help on burglary

(PRESS RELEASE) On March 25, 2013, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department responded to a residential burglary on Majestic Pines Drive.  The below indicated items were stolen from the house: ·          White telescope attached to a tri-pod ·          K2 Mt. Baker skis 175-177 cm with Fritschi bindings ·          Black Diamond Mystic women’s skis 158 cm with Fritschi bindings The […]

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Unforgettable police work

** PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS RELEASE ** PRESS RELEASE ** Police Work- MLPD Style Here is a story about police work that one San Diego couple will never forget. During the last storm cycle, Mammoth Lakes Police officers were very busy with the usual weather related calls.  One call however stuck with them.  A tourist […]

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