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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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Ex-BPD Chief Chris Carter exonerated on most allegations

The City of Bishop issued a press release Wednesday afternoon on the Bishop Police Department investigation into allegations against then and now former Police Chief Chris Carter. The release was signed by Bishop City attorney Ryan Jones. In part, the press release states, “The Final Report determined that all of the allegations against Councilman Joe Pecsi, […]

 
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Man arrested in Mono County on multiple felonies after standoff

Press release In the early afternoon of Thursday, February 25, 2016, Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Adobe Ranch Road, south of Highway 120 East, to investigate a report of a squatter in a vacant cabin. The suspect, later identified as William Ward, broke into the property and illegally took up residence. A deputy spotted Mr. Ward […]

 
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Information sought in Main St. accident

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at approximately 0046 hours, the Bishop Police Department received a report of vehicle on its side near the 500 block of North Main Street in front of the Bishop McDonald’s. Bishop Police Officers and medics from Symons Ambulance arrived a short time later and located a passenger vehicle on its […]

 
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Bishop City Council report: New Chief, new homes

By Deb Murphy Bishop’s City Council delivered one surprise out of three potentially explosive topics Monday night. The two non-surprises: Interim Chief Ted Stec was appointed permanent chief of the Bishop Police Department and the Council accepted the Revised Initial Negative Declaration on the proposed 15-home Kingston subdivision. The surprise: the members pulled away from […]

 
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