FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On October 15th, 2013 at 5:30AM Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to Mahogany Smoked Meat House in Bishop, CA for a burglary that had occurred the evening of the 14th. According to the reporting party, the store had been broken into and a safe was missing. Sheriff’s Investigators were able to identify the suspect utilizing video surveillance from the store’s security system and a “Be on the Lookout” (BOLO) was issued for Eduardo Gallardo, a 37 year old man from Bishop.
Gallardo was located at the residence of Scott Pfuhl in the Chalfant area north of Bishop. Gallardo was taken into custody at approximately 5:30PM, following a brief foot pursuit. A search warrant was issued shortly after 10:00PM for Pfuhl’s property. The safe was recovered; however the contents were not located. This investigation is currently ongoing. If anyone has any information please contact Sheriff’s dispatch at 760-878-0383;or use the “Report a Crime” icon on the Sheriff’s webpage at www.inyocounty.us/so/.
Mono County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the apprehension of Eduardo Gallardo.