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Man, 19, charged with attempted murder

March 19, 2012

Bretton Austin Begaye

A Lone Pine man was arrested and another individual was sent to the hospital following an alleged stabbing last weekend.
Bretton Austin Begaye, 19, was arrested Saturday, March 10 on charges of attempted murder, felony battery and felony assault for allegedly stabbing an unidentified person earlier that morning.
According to a Sheriff’s Department press release, dispatch received a 911 call about 7:30 a.m. reporting a stabbing at a residence in Lone Pine.
Deputies responded and located the victim – whose name, age, gender and town of residence have all been withheld – and with the assistance of the Lone Pine ambulance service, transported that person to Southern Inyo Hospital for treatment.
No information on the severity of the victim’s injuries or his or her condition was available at press time.
Begaye was booked at Inyo County Jail with bail set at $500,000.

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