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  December 9, 2021 – Throughout the early morning hours of December 5th, a string of vandalisms took place beginning on Chateau Road, continuing to Old Mammoth Road, onto South Frontage Road and ending on Manzanita. The vandalism included 18-20 victims with slashed vehicle tires, damage to the vehicles’ paint, broken vehicle windows and bricks […]

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Attempted Abduction Of Juvenile Onto A Mammoth Mountain Parking Shuttle – November 19

On November 19th, 2021, at approximately 4:15 PM a juvenile was pulled onto a Mammoth Mountain parking shuttle by an unknown male. The juvenile was able to get out of the situation by exiting the bus when it stopped. The juvenile described the subject as a male in his late 30s, approximately 6 feet tall […]

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Listen To Blackstone The Magic Detective’s “Magic Writing” Week of November 15

  Listen to Blackstone The Magic Detective “Magic Writing” presented by Sierra Wave Presents. “The Magic Writing”. A blackmail gang comes up with some ingenious embarrassing letters. Blackstone explains the “Mind Over Matter With A Match” trick. The Magic Detective starring the worlds greatest living magician Blackstone who tells you the inside story of Magic […]

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Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart To Air Week Of November 1 – Read By Glenn Beck And Presented By Sierra Wave Media

    Sierra Wave Media is pleased to present “The Tell-Tale Heart.”  A short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1843. It is related by an unnamed narrator who endeavors to convince the reader of the narrator’s sanity while simultaneously describing a murder the narrator committed. The victim was an old […]

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Local Boy Beaten at a Party at Crowley Lake

From: Sheriff Ingrid Braun Date: August 19, 2021 Re: Press Release – Juvenile Subject Detained in Violent Assault at Party ___________________________________________________________________________________________ On Saturday, August 14, at approximately 10:19 pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call for a juvenile who had been badly beaten at a party near the Crowley Lake Dam. Several […]

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Chevron after dog killed by deputy


Friends and relatives of George Barlow addressed the Inyo Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s meeting, asking for an investigation into the altercation between Barlow and Inyo County Sheriff’s deputies last weekend, an incident that has been widely viewed on the Internet. “What would you do if George Barlow was your son?” asked Roger Barlow during […]

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Hugh J. Sloan III from Bishop suspected Arson in Lee Vining

Suspect Arrested for Arson at the Lee Vining Motel

On June 10, 2021, at approximately 5:14am, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) began receiving reports of a structure fire at 51439 Highway 395 in Lee Vining (Lee Vining Motel). Lee Vining Fire Department, June Lake Fire Department and Mono City Fire Department were dispatched to the fire. Based on information from the 911 callers, […]

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The Need for Speed? When you’re a fugitive from the Law

Traffic stop in Bishop becomes a high-speed vehicle pursuit. The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office reported that on June 10 at approximately 7:50pm Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the Bishop area on Steven Ariaz, a 37-year-old Bishop man who has an active and confirmed no bail felony arrest warrant. According to deputies, […]

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Why Illegal Marijuana Grow Sites Are Dangerous to People, Animals, and the Environment

It should not come as any surprise that just because cannabis has been legalized, the illegal trade in growing and selling it has not. There is simply far too much money involved. Cannabis is estimated to be the largest cash crop in California with a value of more than $11 billion. The state collected over […]

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