Tag Archives | District Attorney Tim Kendall


Play by the rules

People who run for office can gather signatures instead of paying fees, but can they ask for signatures during work hours on the job? Inyo County says, no. Mono County says employees can’t, but elected officials can. Recently, two Mono officials did take their petitions to a management meeting to get signatures, which raised questions. […]

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Eastern Sierra officials fight truancy

Every year, truancy costs California schools $1.4 billion and can lead to school dropouts, according to the Attorney General’s Office. Three or more unexcused absences amount to truancy in terms of the law. A recent report by the Attorney General shows Inyo County has the second lowest truancy rate in the State with 5.1%. Mono […]

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Crowley woman pleads not guilty to embezzlement charges

Debra Ray of Crowley Lake appeared for an arraignment in Mono Superior Court on Monday.  District Attorney Tim Kendall had filed a 22 count complaint against Ray alleging the theft of public funds.  The complain claims Ray embezzled approximately $29,000 in funds from the Crowley Lake Mutual Water Company.  Ray pled not guilty and a […]

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Jack Colby’s local jail time explained

Earlier, we reported that Mono County Court sentenced Jack Colby of Mammoth Lakes to three years in “local prison” after he pleaded guilty to possession for sales of cocaine. Questions have come in about what “local prison” actually means. Mono District Attorney Tim Kendall explained that 2011 legislation changed the way some individuals convicted of […]

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