Type of Incident: Burglary Suspect Arrested
Date/Time of Incident: Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Location: Snowridge Lane, Mammoth Lakes
Officers/Agencies Involved: Mammoth Lakes Police Department
Burglary Suspect Arrested
Mammoth Lakes, CA – Following the investigation into the burglary of a residence in Mammoth Lakes, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department arrested 27-year-old Christopher Ryan Patrick on several charges.
On April 3, 2017, an anonymous tip was reported to the Police Department regarding several individuals living in a home without permission on Snowridge Lane in Mammoth Lakes. The property owner reported that the residence should be vacant and he had not authorized anyone to be in the home.
Officers responded to the Snowridge Lane address and subsequently contacted suspect Christopher Ryan Patrick, also known as Christo and the self-named founder of the “Church of Fun”. During an investigation into the incident, it was determined that Patrick had moved in and had been unlawfully occupying the residence for approximately 10 months. Patrick was also unlawfully renting the residence to several other tenants.
Anyone with information regarding donations to the “Church of Fun” is asked to contact Sgt. Hugelman with the Mammoth Lakes Police Department at (760) 965-3706.