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Shop with a Cop | Popular Christmas Program for Kids Returns

SHOP WITH A COP ADAPTED FOR 2020  Shop with a Cop is alive and well in 2020, with some tweaks. The program brings law enforcement branches from Mono and Inyo Counties together with a special selection of East Side grade school children to all go shopping for gifts for family members. In past years, the […]

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Inyo County Sheriff won’t enforce Gov’s Stay at Home Order Curfew | Curfew does not include Inyo County

On Governor Newsom’s Stay at Home Order Statement from the Sheriff On November 19, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office learned that Governor Newsom would be issuing a “Limited Stay at Home Order” (curfew) to take effect Saturday, November 21, at 10 PM.  It has been the position of the Sheriff to educate citizens and visitors […]

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Fire raging in north Mono County | Hwy395 closed from Walker and Coleville to Topaz area

The Mountain View Fire (Mono County) This has been a rapidly changing story. Information will be continued to be posted and revised as it becomes available. News is coming in from various news sources in So. Lake Tahoe, Reno, Mammoth Lakes, and, of course, Facebook groups and official Facebook pages of government agencies. It’s a […]

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Another fatal collision in Coso Junction on Highway 395

It seems that vehicle accidents have been on the increase over the past few weeks. Coso Junction, along U.S. Highway 395, especially continues to prove to be a dangerous place for vehicles. Here is yet another one that occurred on Sunday, October 18th, which resulted in a fatality. The following information comes from the California […]

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DUI and Collision with a parked car and house in Bishop

Bishop Police Dept. News Release (Facebook): Last night, Oct. 18, at about 11 pm, a local 20-year-old man lost control of the vehicle he was driving, crashing it into a parked car and residence on the 300 block of Clarke Street. The driver had to be extricated. He and his adult passenger were transported to […]

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Gabriel Lopez Marquez, Assault w deadly weapon, Benton, CA

Assault with deadly weapon on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Benton CA

On October 13, 2020, at approximately 10:16 P.M. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Benton Paiute Reservation, with reports of a physical altercation and possible shots fired. While in route, Deputies received additional information of multiple victims with head injuries. Through the course of the investigation, witness statements and physical evidence collected led investigators to […]

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Mammoth Lakes Police Department Supports Nat’l Breast Cancer Awareness Month

MLPD Press Release 10/15/2020 Since 1985, October has been recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. One in eight women will be diagnosed with this disease each year. In honor of everyone this disease affects and to raise awareness, our officers are wearing a special edition pink patch and pink badge on their uniforms. MLPD […]

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Murder suspect, 34-year old Zachary Salyer, an Amargosa, Nevada resident

(Update) Nye County Sheriff Homicide Investigation Request Inyo Sheriff Deputy Assist

Update: 10/14/2020— The Inyo County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Charles Cherrier, 58, of Amargosa Valley, Nev. INYO COUNTY, CA, October 12, 2020: On Sunday, October 11, 2020, at approximately 7:15 a.m., Nye County Sheriff’s Office requested an Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputy to assist with a homicide.  The suspect, 34-year-old Zachary Salyer, an Amargosa, […]

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Local teenager, Karlie Lain Gusé, still missing two years ago on October 13th

Today, Oct. 13, 2020, marks the second anniversary since Sierra Wave first posted a story on the disappearance of local teenager, 16-year-old, Karlie Lain Gusé, on October 13, 2018, when she was last seen in the very early morning hours walking down the street from her home towards Highway 6, never to be seen again. The Mono […]

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Bank Robber at Bishop El Dorado Saving Bank Caught by Bishop Police

Press Release Bank Robbery At approximately 4:46 PM today, the BPD Dispatch Center received an in-progress robbery call from El Dorado Savings Bank, located on M. Main St. Within moments, BPD set a perimeter while maintaining communication with the employee caller. Deputies and CHP arrived to help contain the area and stop traffic on Main […]

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