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Bishop Police said Pat O'Neil of Bishop Fire dove down into the storm drain to help the little birds.  Animal Control Officer BJ Haynor standing by on the right.

Duck rescue on Main Street

The Mallard ducks and their offspring hold a special place in the heart of Bishop people who see them try to navigate Main Street around City Park. This week, a mother duck and 10 babies ran into trouble with a storm drain. Lots of help came to the rescue. Quick work by the Bishop Police […]

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Watch out for phony money

  Topic: Counterfeit Money  (Bishop Police press release) The Memorial Day weekend is approaching and the Bishop Police Department would like to remind local businesses as well as the vendors of Mule Days to be aware of counterfeit money. The department has received information regarding counterfeit one hundred dollar bills circling in the Bishop area. We […]

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Jennie Wyckoff.  Photo courtesy Bishop PD

More on cold case

The Bishop Police Department announced last week that they would re-examine the case of a missing person from Bishop. Jennie Wyckoff, 90, had walked away from High Sierra Manor rest home in 1996 and was never found. We asked Police Chief Chris Carter if the request for further investigation by Ms. Wyckoff’s family might be […]

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Bishop PD opens cold case

Bishop Police to Re-Examine 1996 Missing Persons Case (Press Release) On February 3, 1996, Jennie M. Wyckoff, age 90, was discovered missing from High Sierra Manor, which was located at 371 S. Warren St. Workers at the Facility immediately notified the Bishop Police Department and an expansive search was immediately conducted. Multiple resources were activated, […]

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Bishop Police find cause to charge local woman with embezzlement

  (Press Release)  In April of 2013 the Bishop Police Department initiated an investigation into the alleged embezzlement of funds from Inyo-Mono Body Shop.  Since that time, Investigators from Bishop PD examined records as far back as 2005.  In the process, they have poured over thousands of pages of financial records, executed numerous search warrants, […]

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(l-r) Eastern Sierra Baker to Vegas team captain Eric Pritchard (Inyo County Sheriff Deputy) and MLPD officer Ruben Ramos just before Ruben's run.

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 Dan Nolan

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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