Tag Archives | California Highway Patrol


CHP detains, questions Symons on alleged embezzlement

Press release from the California Highway Patrol BISHOP, CALIF. – In July of 2015, the California Highway Patrol, Inland Division Investigative Services Unit, initiated an investigation into the possible embezzlement of funds from the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds. During the extensive investigation, CHP investigators determined Bishop area resident Sally Ann Symons, 46, embezzled funds belonging […]

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Fatalities in Eastern Sierra over the weekend

– CHP press releases On June 07, 2015, at approximately 6:03 P.M., an unidentified male was driving a 2007 Toyota 4Runner, eastbound from Laurel Lakes on an unimproved U.S. Forest Service dirt road. The road at this location is steep, narrow, and has multiple sharp turns.  For an unknown reason, the Toyota traveled off of […]

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Big rig accident near Bridgeport

UPDATE AS OF 8:00 AM, the involved vehicles (truck-tractor and trailers) are partially in Virginia Creek, immediately west of US 395, and leaking motor oil and possibly diesel fuel into the creek.  This is now a being managed as a hazardous materials incident.  Representatives from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) are on-scene to assist […]

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Fatal motorcycle accident in Mammoth Lakes

TRAFFIC FATALITY IN MAMMOTH LAKES On Sunday, October 5 at approximately 5:40 pm Mammoth Lakes Police Officers and Mono County Paramedics responded to the scene of a solo motorcycle traffic collision on Meridian Blvd. near Valley Vista Drive. Both the driver and passenger were transported to Mammoth Hospital. The passenger, a 21 year old female, […]

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Motocyclist dies in traffic collision

(CHP press release) On Sunday, August 3, 2014, at approximately 11:15 A.M., California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bishop Communications Center received a report of a motorcycle versus vehicle injury collision on US-395 at Picnic Grounds Road.  Two CHP officers and a sergeant from the Mammoth Lakes Resident Post and one officer from the CHP Bridgeport Area office […]

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Property damage leads to arrest

On Saturday around 9pm, two California Highway Patrol officers and one sergeant, assigned to the Mammoth Lakes resident post responded to a call of a possible hit and run traffic collision that occurred on Juniper Drive, east of Crowley Lake Drive. The CHP said damage was done to a resident’s front yard. With assistance from […]

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Bishop woman killed in accident

A 20-year-old Bishop woman died in an accident on Sherwin Grade Saturday.  The California Highway Patrol said they are continuing to investigate. What officers did say is that the woman, whose identity has not been released, was travelling southbond on Highway 395 south of the Sherwin Grade Vista Point at an undetermined speed.  They said […]

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DUI incident involves several law enforcement agencies

(CHP press release)  On Thursday, May 8, 2014, Mono County Sheriff’s Department deputies were attempting to contact an individual in the Crowley Lake area in order to serve a felony arrest warrant related to multiple previous drunk driving arrests.  Deputies were unsuccessful locating the individual at his residence and learned he had recently been seen […]

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Law enforcement expo

On Saturday, May 3rd, the Bishop Police Department will join other Law Enforcement Agencies from throughout Inyo and Mono Counties to present the 2014 Law Enforcement Expo. The event will be held at the Tri-County Fairgrounds from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM and will feature equipment displays, kids activities, free educational materials, free child fingerprinting, […]

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Utah couple rescued in Palisades

  On Saturday April 26, 2014, at approximately 3:40pm, California Highway Patrol (CHP) dispatch received a cellular 911 call from a female subject stating she was on a mountain and has a broken leg. CHP dispatch informed Inyo County Sheriff’s dispatch of the call.  Due to the poor reception of the female subject’s cellular telephone, […]

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CHP arrest driver on DUI, speeding, drugs and assault

(CHP Press Release)  On Tuesday April 15, 2014, at approximately 7:30 P.M., a California Highway Patrol officer, assigned to the Mammoth Lakes Resident Post,  observed a red Toyota Scion traveling southbound on US-395, north of SR-203, at 100 miles per hour.  Once behind the vehicle, the officer recognized it as a vehicle which had been contacted multiple times earlier […]

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