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Inyo Sheriff Bill Lutze

More response on Inyo County budget

By Deb Murphy In response to the budget update at Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, the Sheriff’s and Probation Department heads admit budget increases are out of control, literally, out of their respective controls. “Personnel costs are a big factor,” said Sheriff Bill Lutze. “Salaries haven’t gone up that much,” he said noting […]

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Inyo Sheriff: ‘This is not a sovereignty issue’

By Deb Murphy Press releases issued by the Bishop Paiute Tribe and the Inyo County District Attorney’s office regarding the arrest of a tribal law enforcement officer may have raised more questions than they answered. Daniel Johnson was arrested in early January for what appeared to be doing his job detaining a person for violation […]

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Crash and arrest in Lone Pine

Last Friday night in front of Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine a car crashed into a street light pole. The California Highway Patrol later made an arrest for suspicion of Driving Under the Influence and Hit and Run. According to Inyo Sheriff Bill Lutze, the collision took place just after 7:30 Friday night. Inyo […]

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ICSO still investigates organized thefts

In December, the Inyo Sheriff’s Office arrested three men in connection with equipment thefts from the Department of Water and Power. Now, the Sheriff and other law enforcement agencies are investigating other equipment thefts from several construction sites in Inyo, Kern and San Bernardino Counties. Inyo Sheriff Bill Lutze said easily moveable tools and other […]

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Sheriff, School Superintendent name cautions to prevent school shootings

Local officials continue to reflect on the horrible shootings of children and adults at Sandy Hook school in Connecticut. Inyo Sheriff Bill Lutze and Inyo Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer are making the key points for how everyone should interact with local schools and watch closely for troubled students and others. The two officials offered […]

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Inyo Sheriff talks school security

The bottom-line key to security and safety in our schools – vigilance. Earlier this week Inyo County Superintendent of Schools Terry McAteer held a meeting of school, law enforcement and mental health officials in the wake of the horrible shootings in Connecticut. Inyo Sheriff Bill Lutze was among law enforcement officials at the meeting. Sheriff […]

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