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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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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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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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3 Males Arrested in Mammoth Lakes in Connection with Vehicle Break-ins, Stolen Property, Drug Possession, and Intent to Sell

[Press Release from Mammoth Lakes Police Dept.Thu 8/13/2020 5:19 PM] Mammoth Lakes, CA – On August 12, 2020, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department responded to a call from a resident that their car had been broken into. While at that call, another citizen flagged down Officers to report that their car had also been broken […]

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With help from the Bear Whisperer of Mammoth Lakes, Steve Searles, a first siting of one of the bears just waking up. Estimated size - 7 ' long, around 600 pounds. Photo by Kathryn Watson

Mammoth Lakes’ “Bear Whisperer” No Longer Under Contract Due to Budget Woes

Steve Searles, Mammoth Lake’s Bear Whisperer, will no longer be coaxing bears away from the Town of Mammoth Lakes. Employment information is highly protected, but the word is Searles was offered a new contract at reduced pay due to budget concerns and he declined the contract. According to Mammoth’s Town Manager Dan Holler, Searles had […]

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Mammoth Police Activity Logs | June 22 to 28, 2020

Ever wonder what our local police are dealing with on a 24/7-hour basis? It’s not exactly “Hawaii 5 0” or even “Mammoth Lakes 5 0” for that matter. Mostly, they’re keeping the peace and safeguarding the community. They do that by making welfare inquiries to make sure someone is okay, dealing with animal issues from […]

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