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Eastern Sierra News for June 20, 2024





Mammoth Police report a new record for the department.

Recently Officers were called out to a local motel for a visitor who refused to leave his room. When the officers contacted the man, they found him highly intoxicated and called the paramedics.

Town Officials report that the man had a blood alcohol content of .57%, the highest blood alcohol content ever encountered by the MLPD. Officials with the town also say that a blood alcohol content of .37% or higher can kill a person, with .45% being fatal in most cases. The legal blood alcohol limit is .08%. Officer Paul Dostie reports that the subject was talking when officers arrived.

Deputy District Attorney Kyle Graham reports that hes only seen one case where a person had a higher BAC, a hazing incident in Santa Barbara where a person was force-fed alcohol until they reached a .58%.

The extremely intoxicated man was taken to the hospital and charged with trespassing and public intoxication.