Bishop man arrested, fights with officers

– Press release from the Bishop Police Department

On March 14, 2015 at 1:26 am, a Bishop Police Officer was in the 400 block of E. Line Street when he heard subjects involved in an argument. The Officer checked on the party in the area and then continued to drive around.

Kevin Curtis Brown

Kevin Curtis Brown

The officer noticed a male subject running and attempted to make contact. The individual; later identified as Kevin Curtis Brown, continued to run from the officer. Additional units responded to assist in the foot pursuit, where Brown was apprehended by officers and taken into custody.

Brown was transported to Northern Inyo Hospital for a medical clearance prior to being transported to the Inyo County Jail.

At the hospital Brown attempted to escape from Officers custody. It his attempt, he physically fought three Bishop Police Officers and a security guard with Northern Inyo Hospital. Officers were able to subdue Brown and get him medically cleared for transport. All three Bishop Police Officers suffered minor injuries as well as the security guard as a result of Brown’s attempted escape.

BROWN, Kevin Curtis was arrested for 69 PC-Obstruction/Resisting a Peace Officer; 243(d) PC-Battery with
great bodily injury; 1203.2/F PC-Felony Probation Violation; 11377(a) HS-Possession of a controlled substance; and 836.6(a) PC-Escape from custody police agency or police officer. BROWN was transported to the Inyo County Jail and is currently awaiting arraignment.

The Bishop Police Department would like to thank the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this case.


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7 Responses to Bishop man arrested, fights with officers

  1. Tinner March 17, 2015 at 5:08 pm #

    Felony Probation Violation…OUCH!
    bye bye Brown.
    I haven’t always been the most law abiding citizen, I think if I had to name one thing that I thought helped me change my ways was the food they serve in jail and my love of Mexican food…I guess that’s two things but I can’t think of jailhouse food and not think of Mexican food for some reason and of course margaritas.
    I hope this helps somebody else out there because believe me the food they serve sucks *ss.

    • BIG Rick O'Brien March 19, 2015 at 5:38 pm #

      Tinner…jail food is SUPPOSED to be bad. Believe it or not, they (the jail) don’t WANT you to come back. Nothing would make those custody deputies happier than an empty jail.

  2. Steve March 17, 2015 at 7:09 pm #

    I hope this person does not have offspring.

    • Vanessa Dews March 18, 2015 at 12:37 pm #

      That is a horrible statement. What if Mr. Brown does have kids? Do you think voicing your hopes of their non existence makes any of this better? Shame, shame too bad we don’t know your name.

      • susan dews March 18, 2015 at 8:20 pm #

        Vanessa, I’ve told you over and over again, you can’t argue with stupid ! Love Mom

  3. Ellen March 19, 2015 at 7:31 am #

    I hope brown takes his lawyer with him!!!! Meth addiction is no joke….

  4. Tinner March 19, 2015 at 10:10 am #

    I hope this person does not have offspring.


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