Tag Archives | Mono Sheriff’s Department


CHP arrest involves possible DUI

(CHP – Bridgport press release) On Saturday morning February 8, 2014, at approximately 12:41 A.M., California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bishop Communications Center received a call from the Mono County Sheriff’s Department regarding a solo vehicle, non-injury collision, involving a driver possibly under the influence of alcohol.   A CHP officer from Bridgeport Area’s Walker/Coleville Resident Post responded […]

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Candidate Braun sees “disconnect”

46-year-old Ingrid Braun sees a disconnect between the Mono Sheriff’s Department and the communities they serve. “It’s an us versus them mentality,” she said. Braun hopes her run for Sheriff will change that. The former LAPD Lieutenant and current Mammoth Reserve Officer said she came to the decision to run for office reluctantly. Officer Braun […]

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Former Mono deputy files suit in federal court against Mono County and Sheriff’s officials

In February, former Mono Sheriff’s Deputy Jon Madrid won an administrative appeal hearing of his termination. The Arbitrator stated that Mono Sheriff’s Department management acted in a “discriminatory and capricious manner” and forced Madrid to sit in a chair for nine hours a day. The arbitrator called the practice “demeaning and insulting to a sworn […]

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Town of Mammoth request for contract law enforcement costs apparently goes nowhere

Although it was not publicly discussed, Mammoth Town officials did ask the Mono Sheriff’s Department how much it would cost to contract for law enforcement services through Mono County. The Sheriff suggested the Town use the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Contract Law Bureau to evaluate the cost of a law enforcement contract through Mono. He […]

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Dr. Andrew Bourne has died

Update: Wednesday, 11:30 am – The Mono Sheriff’s Office issued another brief statement to say Dr. Bourne was found on Hot Creek Hatchery Road by his wife.  Here is the full press release: “On Tuesday, January 24th, 2012, at approximately 4:00pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a deceased male that was […]

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