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Baby born in Inyo Sheriff’s Department parking lot

(Press Release) On August 6, 2013 at approximately 10:00 PM a man walked into the visitor’s lobby at the Independence Sheriff’s Office and Jail and asked that we contact an ambulance due to his wife being in labor in the parking lot.  Inyo County Sheriff’s Corporal Chris Connolly, and Officers John Bartlett and Vicki Michener […]

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Military plane crashes at Owens Dry Lake

Just before 4pm Thursday afternoon, several people saw a jet plane crash into the Owens Dry Lake. The pilot ejected and walked away. The Inyo Sheriff’s Department responded immediately to the report and sent units to the reported site. Lone Pine Fire and Ambulance rushed to the scene too. Scanner traffic over the Inyo Sheriff’s […]

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30,000 marijuana plants eradicated, two arrested

(PRESS RELEASE FROM MONO SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT) From: Ralph Obenberger, Undersheriff Date: August 16, 2012 RE: Marijuana Eradication in the Inyo National Forest As part of the campaign of the Mono Narcotic Enforcement Team (MONET) to combat the cultivation of marijuana within Mono County, MONET agents, with the assistance of the Inyo Narcotics Enforcement Team, Inyo […]

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