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Bishop Police arrest suspect on several charges

Bishop Police Department press release Friday morning at approximately 7:14 a.m., a citizen reported a vehicle fleeing southbound on Sunland Dr. after crashing into a fence on Home St. Law enforcement officers quickly located the suspect vehicle and attempted a traffic stop. The unidentified suspect driver sped up with officers pursuing. A tactical intervention was […]

 
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Two arrested in Bishop in connection with stolen vehicle

Bishop Police Department press release On Monday, September 19, 2016, at approximately 9:45 A.M., the Bishop Police Department received a call requesting assistance to the Denny’s Restaurant for a male and female couple refusing to pay their bill and arguing with staff. The primary officer soon met with the male suspect and learned the female […]

 
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Mike Mairs: 1974-2016

Michael Omie Mairs leapt into life on April 29, 1974 and he never looked back up to his passing on July 31, 2016 after a courageous two year battle with cancer. Mike was born and lived his life in Independence, graduating from Owens Valley High School in 1992. He was a peaceful warrior, caring and kind-hearted, […]

 
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Bishop police identify deceased persons

Bishop Police Department press release BPD is offering the following update as it attempts to strike the appropriate balance between public notification and compassion for the decedents’ family and friends: The decedents have been identified as Dan and Dee Dean, a married couple who resided in Bishop for many years. The couple was experiencing marital problems with divorce papers having been […]

 
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Two people found deceased in Bishop

Press release The Bishop Police Department responded to the 400 block of Hammond St. Tuesday regarding two deceased people found inside their residence. The preliminary investigation tends to show a strained relationship between husband and wife that, sadly, ended in tragedy. To maintain the integrity of the on-going investigation and with the utmost respect for […]

 
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Bishop doctor arrested on sexual battery charge

Bishop Police Department press release Crime/Offense : Sexual Battery arrest – PC 243.4(c) Monday afternoon, Ashvin Pandya of Bishop was taken into custody at his Bishop area office without incident. He was subsequently booked into the county jail. The arrest followed an investigation in which the adult victim had alleged the sexual battery. Information jointly developed by […]

 
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Fire in Bishop destroys vehicles, damages building

Bishop Police Department press release Early morning Sunday, June 5, 2016, at approximately 0322 hours, units from the Bishop Fire Department as well as the Bishop Police Department responded to the area of the 100 block of Edwards Street off West Line Street for a reported residential structure fire. Upon arrival, units found a multi-residential […]

 
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Honoring National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Press release Each year the second week in April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety dispatchers.  Originally introduced to Congress in 1991, and officially recognized in 1994, National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week is a time to honor and thank our public safety dispatchers for a job well done. Last […]

 
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New Lt. Joshua Ellsworth joins Bishop PD

Press release The Bishop Police Department recently held an open and competitive recruitment for the open position of Police Lieutenant. Applications were received from candidates statewide. After a lengthy process, Sergeant Joshua Ellsworth with the Beaumont Police Department was selected for the position. Lieutenant Ellsworth, a veteran of the United States Army Reserve’s, began his […]

 
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Bishop PD joining national distracted-driving campaign

Press release from Bishop Police Department Distracted driving is such an important safety issue that April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, Police, Sheriff and CHP officials are joining the Office of Traffic Safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), as well as […]

 
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Two arrested by Bishop Police Department

BPD press release On Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at approximately 6:30 PM units from the Bishop Police Department conducted a probation search at a residence located in the 300 block of Clark Street. At the residence, Bishop Police Officers made contact with Alberto Verdugo Flores, a 32 year old Bishop resident. During search of the […]

 
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