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Climber’s body recovered near Palisade Basin

New release BISHOP, Calif. August 13, 2017 – Personnel from the Inyo County Search and Rescue Team located the remains of a climber yesterday near the base of Thunderbolt Peak, on the Inyo National Forest side of the border with Kings Canyon National Park. While confirmation is pending, the body is believed to be that […]

 
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Update: One Bishop assault suspect taken into custody

From Inyo County Sheriff’s Office UPDATE: This afternoon (8/8/17) Emmett Davis was taken into custody for two active Felony Warrants. Davis was arrested on Brockman Lane in front of a residence; he was taken into custody without incident. Davis was located due to an anonymous tip received by the Sheriff’s Office. Allen “Ziggy” Stone is […]

 
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Suspects wanted in Bishop assault cases

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two individuals connected with two separate assaults that took place in Bishop on Tuesday August 1st.  At approximately 4:00pm on August 1st Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a report of a physical altercation and associated injury […]

 
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Body of missing hiker located near Bishop Pass

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On Thursday July 6th, 2017 the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified by a group of Pacific Crest Trail hikers that a body was discovered approximately 300 feet off the Bishop Pass trail in a talus slope. The morning of July 7th, a recovery operation was initiated with aerial […]

 
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Report of attempted murder in Lone Pine

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release On Tuesday May 23rd, Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch was contacted with a request for a deputy to conduct a welfare check on an individual who had not shown up to work. After responding to the residence on Post Street in Lone Pine, deputies discovered a male subject inside that […]

 
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Update: Missing Mt. Whitney hiker found deceased

Search and Rescue UPDATE At noon Tuesday Dongying “Cindy” Qiu was located deceased at the base of a frozen waterfall near Outpost Camp. It is believed that she fell approximately 60 feet through a snow chute at the top of the waterfall (located on the southwest side of Outpost Camp, about a quarter mile off […]

 
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Now is the time for Emergency Preparedness

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Emergency Preparedness doesn’t have to be complicated. Residents and business owners are encouraged to prepare now for Spring 2017 runoff.  Build a kit: A disaster kit should have enough supplies to last a minimum of three days, and should include basic items your household may need in the […]

 
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Updates on mountain roads, passes

Press release Updated Road Conditions for Inyo County Mountain Roads: Upper Rock Creek, above Tom’s place – CLOSED. Mono County Road has cleared most of the main road with only clean-up operations left; new updates on the status of this road will be posted. Pine Creek Rd. – OPEN- No restrictions Sabrina Rd., – OPEN, […]

 
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Jury splits on Bencoma charges

Inyo County District Attorney press release An Inyo County Jury convicted Bishop-area resident Raymond Bencoma of being a felon in possession of a firearm and a felon in possession of ammunition, but was unable to reach verdicts on charges that he assaulted four peace officers during an incident that occurred in the early morning hours […]

 
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Irvine man dies in fall in chute near Mirror Lake

From Inyo County Sheriff’s Facebook page SAR Recovery – Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on October 18th at approximately 4:30 am regarding a fall victim. According to the reporting party, he was franticly woken up at approximately 2:45 am at Outpost Camp by a hiker whose companion had fallen and was believed to be […]

 
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Threat ‘not credible’ – Lone Pine schools open Thursday

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Joint Terrorism Task Force, CHP and other law enforcement agencies conducted a thorough and exhaustive investigation into the validity of the recent email threat made to Lone Pine High School. The outcome of the investigation indicated that the threat was […]

 
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