Archive - Aug 26, 2013 - News Article
A Yorba Linda woman has died after falling 150 feet near the Baxter Pass area of the Sierra backcountry west of Independence, according to the Inyo County Sheriff's office.
On Aug. 23, Inyo County Sheriffâ€™s dispatch was notified of a deceased victim near the Diamond Peak area near Baxter Pass, according to a news release from the Inyo County Sheriff's office.
Patricia Hadley, 54, Yorba Linda, had been hiking with a group and had gone on ahead, the news release states.
UPDATED 5:19 p.m. MONDAY—A 30-year-old man who is suspected of robbing the Mammoth Lakes Bank of America branch Monday morning, Aug. 26, was identified by police as Ryan Ward of Mammoth Lakes.
Ward was taken into custody after Mammoth Lakes police officers followed a tip.
They found Ward at the Motel 6 in Mammoth, according to Police Chief Dan Watson.
The search for a man last seen in Mammoth Lakes July 16 continued Monday, Aug. 26 after a pair of glasses found by a Mammoth Lakes hiker Friday, Aug. 23, near the Inyo Craters trailhead north of Mammoth, could not be positively identified as Matthew Greene's glasses.
Greene, 39, an experienced hiker and climber and a teacher from Pennsylvania, was last seen in Mammoth after dropping off his car for repairs at a repair shop and left no note or indication of where he had gone.