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Coyotes Rival Bears as Least Appreciated Wildlife in Mammoth Lakes

  Coyotes are everywhere so it’s no surprise they’ve shown up in Mammoth Lakes to enjoy an abundance of carelessly discarded people-food. Mammoth Police Department’s Code Compliance Officer Rick Bellis gave a detailed presentation on the species at last week’s Mammoth Town Council meeting to help locals discourage the critters Mark Twain described as a […]

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Mammoth Lakes Police Department Invites the Public to Comment on 2022 OHV Grant Application

Mammoth Lakes Police Department (MLPD) has submitted a preliminary application to the State of California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHMVR) Division for the 2022 Grant Cycle. The public may view and comment on the application by visiting the State Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program website. With the 2021 Grant Award, MLPD conducted summer and fall OHV […]

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THE MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT IS REMINDING ALL VISITORS AND RESIDENTS TO FOLLOW TOWN PARKING LAWS AND SIGNAGE

    The Mammoth Lakes Police Department is reminding all visitors and residents to follow Town parking laws and signage. Mammoth Lakes is experiencing record visitation, which is impacting available parking, especially near busy ski lifts areas such as Canyon Lodge and the Village at Mammoth. Parking Enforcement Officers are patrolling and issuing citations daily. […]

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Bishop Lions Club Serves Pancake Breakfast On “The Shop With A Cop” Day

  Shown taking a well-deserved break  “mule hitching” a ride after serving a Bishop Lions Club pancake breakfast to approximately 85 excited area youngsters and law enforcement hosts and hostesses this past weekend for Shop-With-A-Cop. Pictured are (l-r): Lions Jackie Rupp (standing), 2021-2022 Club President Stan Smith, Pat Dean, 3rd Vice President Steve Cupp, Club […]

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SUSPECT ARRESTED ON NUMEROUS FELONY VANDALISM CHARGES BY MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE

  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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Shop With A Cop, COVID-style, Planned for December 11

  Shop with a Cop was a fun, if chaotic, event, really kicking off the Christmas season. COVID, and the loss of K-Mart, changed that drastically last year and this year the Eastern Sierra Peace Officers Association has made modifications that bring it a little closer to the original intent: both celebration of the giving […]

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MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT AWARDED $344,273 TOBACCO GRANT

    November 23, 2021 – Mammoth Lakes Police Department is pleased to announce that our Agency was selected to receive $344,273 in State funding from the California Department of Justice Tobacco Grant Program. This competitive grant is authorized under the California, Research and Prevention Tobacco Act of 2016 (Proposition 56) and provides program funding […]

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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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THE NEW MLPD BEAR BEAT Bear Activity in Mammoth Lakes from Sept. 15 to 30, 2021

THE NEW MLPD BEAR BEAT Bear Activity in Mammoth Lakes from Sept. 15 to 30, 2021 9/17: Main Street – A bear pushed open an unlocked door and got stuck in an apartment after the door locked behind him.  The bear caused damage to furniture and the window while trying to get out. The bear was let […]

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Mammoth Lakes Police led on wild high-speed chase for a domestic violence suspect

Mammoth Lakes Police led on wild 100+ mph high-speed chase On 06-07-2021 at 3:35pm, MLPD Officers were dispatched to Shady Rest Park in response to a domestic violence incident. The female victim reported that her ex-boyfriend had pulled a knife on her, slashed her vehicle’s tires, and broke windows on her vehicle. As the first […]

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Mammoth Lakes Police Department Daily Activity Log for April 26 to May 2, 2021

Sierra Wave occasionally posts the public activity logs for our local police and sheriff agencies. Today we posted the activity log for the Mammoth Lakes Police Department. The reason is simple: Sometimes the logs are quite entertaining and informative, and it gives a snapshot of what our peace officers are doing to serve the community […]

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