Press Release from Bishop Police Public Information Officer Katie Coffman
Date of Event: May 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm.
Type of Event: 11357(c) HS-Possession of over 1 Ounce Marijuana and 11359 HS-Possession of Marijuana for Sale; 11360(a) HS-Transportation of Marijuana for sales; 11364 HS-Possession of Paraphernalia; and $10,000 warrant out of Orange County.
Location: 900 block of N. Main, Bishop
Suspect: MORAN, Ricky James. 49 year old male, Fort Mohave, AZ Resident.
On May 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm, the suspect MORAN was stopped for a traffic infraction by a
Bishop Police Officer. During the contact, a search of the vehicle was conducted and Officers
recovered a large clear plastic bag of marijuana inside and one glass pipe with Methamphetamine inside.
It was determined the total amount of Marijuana recovered from the vehicle during the search was
MORAN, Ricky James was arrested for 11357(c) HS-Possession of over 1 Ounce Marijuana;
11359 HS-Possession of Marijuana for Sale; 11360(a) HS-Transportation of Marijuana for sales; and
11364HS-Possession of Paraphernalia. MORAN also had an outstanding warrant from Orange County in
the amount of $10,000.00. MORAN was transported to the Inyo County Jail and he is currently awaiting
arraignment on the above listed charges and extradition back to Orange County for his