Sierra Wave Media

Eastern Sierra News for June 19, 2024





A brawl in Lone Pine
sends one to the hospital and another to jail. Early Saturday morning,
just before closing time, Inyo Sheriff deputies responded to the Double
L Bar in Lone Pine for a reported fight. Deputies report that when they
arrived the victim had already been taken to Southern Inyo Hospital
where the victim was later flown out with serious injuries.

Deputies then arrested 26 year old Ian Keller of Lone Pine for alleged
felony battery. Keller was reportedly booked and held on $25,000 bail.

No weapons were reportedly involved in this brawl. Inyo Sheriff Lt. Jim
Jones reports that the victim had inuries to the face, including a
broken nose and damage to the eye sockets. As for what started the
brawl Lt. Jones said he didnt know. Further investigations will
continue and more arrests are possible according to the Sheriffs