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Road closures in Bishop for 4th of July

- Multi-agency Notice (in English and Spanish) for July 4th, 2013 In an effort to enhance public safety while simultaneously encouraging safe and responsible 4th of July recreating, the Bishop Police Department, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), California Highway Patrol, Inyo County Road Department, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office and Bishop Fire have […]

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Bishop Police: vehicle thefts and warnings

*******************Press Release************************ May 2, 2013                                                                           Prepared by:  Chief C. Carter At approximately 4:30 AM on Tuesday morning, May […]

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Bishop Police arrest three on drug charges

At nearly 1:30 Monday morning at North Sierra Highway at Barlow Lane, Bishop Police stopped a man for what they called a minor traffic infraction. Officers said that they conducted a search of the vehicle, confiscated illegal narcotics and arrested the driver and two passengers. Police said officers recovered a scale, plastic containers, stash cans, […]

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Bishop woman arrested in Riverside stabbing, robbery

Monday and Tuesday, Inyo Sheriff and Bishop Police officers were on the look out for a 25-year-old Bishop woman wanted for stabbing and beating an 80-year-old woman in the Riverside area.  Shannon Lynn Jones didn’t make it back to Inyo.  Police arrested her in Riverside County for a  string of alleged crimes including attempted murder, […]

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SWAT Team captures barricaded man in Bishop

It all started as a domestic problem and then a reported overdose, but an incident at Shady Rest Trailer Park in Bishop turned into a day-long stand-off with a man in a mobile home who had threatened to shoot police.  The Special Operations Team of local officers got the man out of the house just […]

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Local pharmacy alerted police, arrest made

Press Release from Bishop Police Public Information Officer Katie Coffman Date of Event:         May 4, 2012 at 6:15pm. Type of Event:    459 PC- Burglary; 11350 HS-Possession of a Controlled Substance; 11368 HS-Forgery to Obtain Prescription Medication; 182(a)(1) PC-Conspiracy to Commit Crime; and 4060 BP-Possession of Controlled Substance Without a Prescription. Location:    644 W. […]

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Bishop Police arrest Arizona man on drug charges

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. […]

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Bishop Police: flurry of calls and city council question

A flurry of activity for Bishop Police Monday night, and a question for police at last night’s City Council meeting. First the police action.  Officers told Sierra Wave that police were called about a possibly suicidal female in the Glenwood Trailer Park.  Officers responded and the situation turned out okay. Then, officers dealt with someone […]

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High-school high? Bishop residents arrested for pot sales

Two Bishop residents, 48-year-old Jeff Clifton Paco Sr., and a male juvenile, have been arrested for sales of marijuana, among other charges, with information that sales were allegedly taking place in and around Bishop Union High School. An investigation by the Inyo Narcotics Enforcement Team led to the arrests. According to a press release from […]

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Update on reported medical office burglary

(Press release from Bishop Police Public Information Officer Katie Coffman) On Tuesday February 28, 2012 at 1:54pm the California Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle accident, which occurred south of Lone Pine near Boulder Creek. On arrival, officers made contact with  a male driver and a female passenger. The California Highway Patrol, along with the […]

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Police investigate medical office burglary

Over the week-end, Bishop Police officers responded to a report of a possible burglary at the medical offices of Dr. Ashvin Pandiya at 611 W. Line St. in Bishop. Police said that it was on Saturday, February 25, at 1:18pm that the Bishop Police Department was dispatched to a report of a possible burglary on […]

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Bishop Police make a marijuana arrest

On February 16, 2012 at 2308 hours, the suspect,  James Michael Degroot, 26 of West Hollywood, was stopped for a minor traffic infraction by a Bishop Police Officer near the Bishop Country Club on Highway 395.. During the contact, a search of the vehicle was conducted and Officers said they recovered a large mason jar […]

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