Tag Archives | Mono Sheriff’s Office


Mono Board rejects civil rights claim

The Mono Supervisors recently rejected a claim filed by attorney Allen Berrey for a client stopped and searched by Mono Sheriff’s Officers near Bridgeport. The claim alleged violations of civil rights, fabrication of evidence, false arrest and imprisonment and violation of fourth and Second Amendment rights. This case goes to court next week on a […]

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Bank robber suspect remains may have been found

On March 17, 2010, a man walked into Chase Bank in Bishop wearing dark glasses and a hat, and demanded cash.  Tellers said he had a gun.  Steven Wiswell of Benton became the suspect and disappeared in spite of police efforts to track him down.  Now, Mono Sheriff Officers say that they may have Wiswell’s […]

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Mono DA currently handling embezzlement case

Last week the Mono Sheriff’s Office released the information that their investigators, along with the FBI, served warrants and arrested a Bridgeport woman for alleged felony embezzlement from a local bank.  For now, the Mono County District Attorney’s Office is handling the case. According to Assistant District Attorney Tim Kendall, if the US Attorney’s office […]

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Reaction to death of Dr. Bourne

The day after the tragic death of Dr. Andrew Bourne of Mammoth Lakes, his attorney, Ron Bamieh of Ventura County, stood up for the innocence of his client. He told Sierra Wave that he believes a Santa Barbara detective “misconstrued the evidence.  The girl never said she had sex with him and Dr. Bourne denied […]

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