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Supervisors will appoint Obenberger as Sheriff

In early November, Mono Sheriff Rick Scholl confirmed reports that he would retire in December. He had said that he would now put family first. Sheriff Scholl’s term continues into 2014, and his Undersheriff confirms that the Mono Supervisors will vote to appoint him to fill that spot. The Mono Supervisors discussed appointment of a […]

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Town of Mammoth request for contract law enforcement costs apparently goes nowhere

Although it was not publicly discussed, Mammoth Town officials did ask the Mono Sheriff’s Department how much it would cost to contract for law enforcement services through Mono County. The Sheriff suggested the Town use the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Contract Law Bureau to evaluate the cost of a law enforcement contract through Mono. He […]

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Delay in police layoffs and debate on how to fill police void

When they first announced their restructuring plan to help pay off the MLLA judgment debt, Mammoth Town officials said the plan included the elimination of 13 employees or positions with seven of those in the police department to take place by January 1. Apparently recognizing their signed MOU with police, officials now say they will […]

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Mono deputy goes to appeal hearing

In May, Mono Sheriff’s Deputy Jon Madrid filed a claim against Mono County and the Sheriff’s Department.  He alleged that officers in the Sheriff’s Department engaged in “illegal and otherwise wrongful conduct.” One of Madrid’s lawyers says his client was forced to sit in a hall 8 hours a day.  The deputy went to an appeal […]

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Mono Grand Jury on the Sheriff’s Office

In the recently released Mono County Grand Jury Report, jurors made some recommendations for the jail, and they interviewed Sheriff Rick Scholl. The report says the three things most needed by the jail are a third cook, separation of the dispatch area from the control room and an update of electronic consoles in the control […]

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