Mammoth locals arrested on assault with deadly weapon charges


Two local men were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon last week, after another person was severely beaten during a fight. A female juvenile was also arrested and booked on suspicion of “criminal threats” and “conspiracy”.

The incident occurred on the evening of Feb. 1, when Mammoth Lakes Police officers responded to The Village referencing an assault.

The victim sustained severe injuries in the assault.

After an interview with the victim, it was determined that three individuals were involved. After an investigation that day, a search warrant and an arrest warrant were issued. Christian Harrington, 19, Mammoth Lakes, was arrested for the following; PC 245 – Assault with a deadly weapon, PC 211 – Robbery, PC 182 – Conspiracy.

Subsequent to that arrest, Brett Burns, 20, Mammoth Lakes, was also arrested for PC 182 – Conspiracy and PC 245 – Assault with a deadly weapon.

Both subjects were booked into Mono County Jail. Harrington is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail and Burns is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail.

The juvenile noted above, a female, was taken to Inyo County Juvenile Hall and booked for PC 422 – Criminal Threats and PC 182 – Conspiracy.