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Law enforcement in sports

LAW ENFORCEMENT SPORTS REPORT  (News Release)   There has been a lot of recent sports activity in the Eastern Sierra involving local law enforcement officers.  The Mammoth Mountain Ski Area hosted the Fire and Police Winter Olympics for the 29th year from March 8 to March 13.  Six members of the Mammoth Lakes Police Department […]

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Bishop Police identify “primary person of interest” in embezzlement investigation

Update: Embezzlement of Funds from Inyo-Mono Body Shop of Bishop On April 25, 2013 the Bishop Police Department initiated an investigation into the suspected embezzlement of funds from the Inyo-Mono Body Shop, 387 N. Warren St., Bishop.  To date, Investigators have conducted numerous interviews and served several search warrants for records going as far back […]

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Bishop Mayor: “Too many unknowns”

Bishop Mayor Jim Ellis worked as a dispatcher for six years in the Bishop Police Department. So, he knows the value of that service, but he also knows that Symons Ambulance signed a contract for police dispatching and has the responsibility to pay for it and deal with it. The Bishop City Council gave Symons […]

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Bishop City Council talks money and service

Most all local governments want to find ways to save money, and this week the Bishop City Council planned to sit down in a workshop to talk about some of those possible ways. The Council scheduled a budget workshop for Wednesday from 9am to noon in the City Hall Executive Conference Room. It’s open to […]

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Bishop Police warn of phone scam

Press Release – Bishop Police Department Event: Phone Scams Regarding Power Bills. The Bishop Police Department would like to make the public aware of a phone scam targeting the Bishop area. The press release says officers have acquired some reports of residents and local businesses receiving phone calls from a “Southern California Edison Disconnect Department” […]

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Bishop PD sergeant graduates FBI Academy

(BISHOP PD PRESS RELEASE) Sgt. Dan Nolan Completes FBI Academy The Bishop Police Department proudly announces that Sgt. Dan Nolan will graduate the 254th Session of the FBI National Academy on September 20, 2013.  Sgt. Nolan is a 1991 graduate of Bishop Union High School and afterward served in the US Army.   During his Law […]

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Dispatching ambulance calls on the line

A few years back, Judd Symon of Symon’s Ambulance let County and City officials know that constant cuts in government reimbursements would cause him to eliminate an ambulance. Now, the Bishop Police Department says Symons has failed to pay for dispatch services. The City Council will consider what to do. An agenda item from City […]

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Mono Sheriff’s officers conduct “saturation patrol”, arrest 17

From : Sgt. Seth Clark Subject: Press Release, Recent Saturation Patrol Nets 17 Felony Arrests Between Thursday, August 22nd, 2013, and Sunday, August 25th, 2013, the Mono County Sheriff’s Office  conducted a saturation patrol in various locations in the northern half of Mono County. The purpose of the enforcement was to combat people trafficking illegal […]

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State investigative unit looks into criminal report at fairgrounds

As the Tri-County Fair gets ready for another summer event, some disturbing news about the fairgrounds. The local office of the California Highway Patrol confirmed that their Investigative Services Unit out of San Bernardino is investigating the report of embezzlement of funds from the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds operations. Sierra Wave Media called the Fairgrounds […]

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Trash left in grow area.

Multiagency operation uncovers 4,000 marijuana plants

 (PRESS RELEASE – Carma Roper, Inyo Sheriff PIO) On August 22nd a massive multiagency eradication operation was successfully accomplished above Hogback Creek west of Lone Pine, CA.  Inyo Narcotics Enforcement Team (INET) and agents from the United States Forest Service have been investigating this particular grow-site and gathering evidence since May, 2013. Approximately 4,000 marijuana plants […]

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Police warn of Medicare scam

(Press Release)  The Bishop Police Department would like to make the public aware of a phone scam circling the Bishop area. We have received reports advising the police department that local residents are receiving phone calls from a Medicare representative. A heavy accented speaking male subject tells the caller he is from Medicare and needs […]

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