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Bishop Police still investigate possible embezzlement

In April, Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter had confirmed that his officers were investigating a report of a possible embezzlement from Inyo-Mono Body shop. Yesterday, the Chief said his department continues with that investigation. Chief Carter said, “We do have an active investigation. We are following up with the necessary records and documents. We do […]

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Bishop Police Chief says embezzlement investigation complete

On January 22nd, Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter revealed that his Department and the District Attorney’s Office had launched an investigation into an apparent embezzlement of funds within the Inyo County Welfare Office in Bishop. Now, the Chief says his Department’s investigation is “at a point of conclusion as far as what we can do. […]

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“Substantial amount of money” embezzled from Welfare office

Earlier this week, Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter confirmed that his officers are investigating the suspected theft of public funds from the Inyo County Welfare Office in Bishop. Now, Health and Human Services Director Jean Turner has issued a press release to say employees detected irregularities and that a “substantial amount of money” was taken. […]

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In bureaucratic document, Mammoth spells out community impacts

(Link to agenda bill – http://mammothlakes.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?meta_id=25162&view=&showpdf=1    and see Police Chief’s report below and in agenda bill) In a thick agenda bill document of 67 pages, Assistant Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez has spelled out details of impacts from proposed government cuts. With just a day or so to absorb all of that, citizens faced a tough […]

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Responses to Grand Jury on DA and media

Inyo officials have prepared responses to this year’s Grand Jury recommendations. The Board of Supervisors and the District Attorney have responded to the Jury’s finding that the DA doesn’t have good media relations. This year’s Jury found that “There is a lack of communication between the District Attorney and news sources in the public’s right […]

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Two found dead in a home on Pa Ha Lane

UPDATE:  Inyo Sheriff’s Officers have said that the death of a third man on the reservation, Buzzie Beaver, is not connected to the deaths of the two individuals on Pa Ha Lane.  Officers said Mr. Beaver’s death was a different day and different location Sunday afternoon before one o’clock, a call came into the Inyo […]

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Hung jury in arson case

Last week a jury was selected and testimony underway in the case of a Bishop man charged with felony arson of an inhabited structure.  Yesterday,  according to sources,the jury revealed to the court that its members could not reach a verdict.  It was a hung jury. The man accused of the arson crime is Stephen […]

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