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Death certificate leads to dismissal of charges in Bourne case

Charges in the case of Dr. Andrew Bourne in Santa Barbara County Court have been officially dismissed. Deputy District Attorney Mary Barron said that when her office received Dr. Bourne’s death certificate, the case was dismissed.  Barron said, “We filed a copy with the court and dismissed the charges as to him, only.”  She said […]

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Walker case delayed until March

Another delay in the case of Joe Walker of Mammoth Lakes involving alleged sex crimes against a Santa Barbara teenager. According to the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office, Walker’s hearing  on Friday was moved to March 9. Court officials expect to set a preliminary hearing date when they meet for that hearing in March. Walker […]

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Public remembrance

As the community of Mammoth Lakes tries to deal with the tragic events surrounding the life and death of Dr. Andrew Bourne over the last month, friends and family work to accommodate a growing number who will publicly remember Bourne on Saturday.  Dr. Michael Karch emailed word of yet another change of location for this […]

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Santa Barbara Police arrest two Mammoth men

(Updated with Santa Barbara Police press release Thursday 2pm, Updated with school district statement, Friday 10am) Santa Barbara Police have arrested two men in Mammoth Lakes on allegations of illegal sexual activities with a 14-year-old Santa Barbara area girl. Santa Barbara Police Sergeant Lorenzo Duarte confirmed to Sierra Wave that detectives from his department were  […]

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