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‘Ziggy’ Stone taken into custody

News release On Wednesday September 6th at approximately 7:00 pm Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the residence of Allen “Ziggy” Stone to serve two active felony warrants. After confirming that Stone was in the residence a perimeter of the property was set with the assistance of the Bishop Police Department, California Highway Patrol, and […]

 
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Bencoma trial goes to jury

By Deb Murphy Four months after a jury couldn’t reach consensus on assault charges against Raymond Bencoma, the District Attorney’s office started over again with a new jury. The case went to the jury today, Sept. 5. Bencoma faced multiple charges stemming from an incident in late August 2016 when he allegedly aimed a 45 […]

 
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CHP, Inyo SAR sharpen helicopter rescue skills

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release  Inyo County Search and Rescue and Inyo County Sheriff’s Office would like to extend their gratitude to the CHP H-80 flight crew for conducting an excellent two-day helicopter training on June 3rd and 4th.  Two CHP pilots and two flight officers flew up from Apple Valley for the weekend […]

 
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20,000 free sandbags available in Inyo County

Press release Inyo County Emergency Services is working with local Fire Departments to provide 20,000 free sandbags to residents and business owners in Inyo County. Free sandbags for flood preparedness are available at the following locations:  Bishop Fire Station, 209 W. Line Street, Monday – Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (closed noon to 1:00)  Big Pine Fire […]

 
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Judge hands Bencoma decision over to jury

By Deb Murphy The trial of Raymond Bencoma boils down to the question of whether he knew he was pointing a 45 caliber, semiautomatic pistol at four officers walking up his driveway around 3 a.m. the morning of August 26. In her closing statement Tuesday, prosecutor Dee Shepherd maintained he did. The patrol cars approached […]

 
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Inyo, Mono officials urge preparedness for incoming storm

Press releases The National Weather Service is forecasting another atmospheric river to impact the Eastern Sierra and Owens Valley this Friday and Saturday. Rainfall amounts could reach 1.5-inches during this period with rainfall of one-half to eight-tenths likely from Bishop to Lone Pine. Depending on snow-levels, rain could accelerate snow melt in the southern Sierra […]

 
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Bishop woman arrested after stabbing

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department press release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received an emergency 911 call last night at 7:15in reference to a neighbor dispute that escalated into a stabbing. According to the reporting party, who was also determined to be the suspect, an argument over personal property resulted in a male neighbor being stabbed […]

 
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Bishop man arrested after shots fired

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release At approximately 4:30pm Monday afternoon Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding shots heard at “Youth with a Mission” apartment/hotel complex on North Sierra Highway (outside of the town of Bishop). Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, along with Bishop Police Department, CHP, and Bishop Tribal Police responded. Bullet holes […]

 
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Inyo DA: Officer-involved shooting ‘lawful use of force’

Inyo County District Attorney press release Investigators from the Inyo County District Attorney’s Office have completed their initial investigation into the officer involved shooting involving Deputy Sheriff Ruben Bradley which occurred August 26, 2016 near Bishop. The purpose of the independent District Attorney investigation is to determine the lawfulness of the Deputy’s actions in using […]

 
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