Tag Archives | California Highway Patrol

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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Traffic stop turned felony marijuana arrest

(Press Release)  On Friday, April 11, 2014 at approximately 7:30 PM a California Highway Patrol officer assigned to the Bridgeport office made a traffic stop on a white, 2010 Toyota Corolla for a mechanical violation of the California Vehicle Code on US-395 northbound, just south of Hot Creek Hatchery Road.  The officer contacted the two individuals in […]

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Cyclist air lifted to Reno after solo motorcycle accident

(Press Release) On Sunday, March 16, 2014, at approximately 11:50 A.M., Mono County Sheriff Ralph Obenberger came upon a solo motorcycle collision on State Route 182, approximately eight miles north of Bridgeport.  Sheriff Obenberger contacted the Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center who dispatched Mono County Sheriff’s personnel, Bridgeport Fire Department, Mono County Paramedics and notified the California […]

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Motorist avoids deer, loses control

On Saturday, March 1, 2014, at approximately 3: 30 P.M., California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bishop Communication Center received a report of a vehicle on its side in the Walker Canyon area.  The area received snow earlier in the day, however, at the time of the collision the weather was clear and cold. A CHP officer […]

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Baby born on the way to hospital

A couple from Independence knew it was time for their baby to arrive. They got in the car and headed to Northern Inyo Hospital, but the baby decided not to wait. The couple reached Big Pine, and it was time to call an ambulance. The Dad-to-be called 9-1-1. Bishop Police dispatched Symons Ambulance and Big […]

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High wind and big rig rollover

(CHP press release) On Saturday, February 15, 2014, at approximately 3:43 PM, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bishop Communications Center received a report of a tractor-trailer combination (“big rig”) that had rolled over, approximately a quarter mile north of State Route 167 (north of Lee Vining). At this time Caltrans Changeable Message Signs (CMS) were advising […]

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