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Inyo’s cannabis caravan rolls on – another meeting tonight

By Deb Murphy The fifth of twelve community outreach sessions in Inyo County Planning Department’s pursuit of consensus on commercial cannabis was held for District 1 residents Thursday night at Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s board room. With a smaller showing than the debut of the process in Big Pine last week, the eight residents, three […]

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Bishop City Council passes on pot

By Deb Murphy Bishop will continue to wait and see what becomes of Proposition 64, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, and Inyo County’s advisory ballot measures on commercial of pot, under discussion at today’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting. City Attorney Ryan Jones came armed with a proposed ordinance, but councilmembers deferred to the County’s intent to […]

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Inyo Supervisors to discuss marijuana today

By Deb Murphy Inyo’s Board of Supervisors will deal with marijuana regs today at 1 p.m. While medical marijuana takes center stage, the underlying issue is how the county will deal with recreational use, assuming Proposition 64 passes November 8. California has legislation waiting in the wings giving cities and counties the right to enact […]

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Bishop City Council not hot for pot legislation

By Deb Murphy Bishop City Council just said no to most elements of the state’s recreational marijuana legislation at Monday’s meeting, but will be doing more research and constituent-talking on indoor cultivation and delivery within the city limits. Council wrapped itself around an axle on allowing cultivation for medicinal use late last year, in the […]

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CHP file photo of marijuana

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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Jacob Pellegrini

Mammoth man arrested on drug charges

– Press release from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office: The Mono County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MONET), along with the assistance of Mono County Sheriff Deputies and the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department, concluded a warrant investigation in the Town of Mammoth Lakes. On the morning of Wednesday, July 10, 2013, Jacob Pellegrini, age 29, of Mammoth […]

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Bishop Police arrest three on drug charges

At nearly 1:30 Monday morning at North Sierra Highway at Barlow Lane, Bishop Police stopped a man for what they called a minor traffic infraction. Officers said that they conducted a search of the vehicle, confiscated illegal narcotics and arrested the driver and two passengers. Police said officers recovered a scale, plastic containers, stash cans, […]

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Bishop Police investigate possible embezzlement; make drug bust

Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter has confirmed that his officers are investigating a report of a possible embezzlement from Inyo-Mono Body Shop. Chief Carter said last Thursday the Police Department received a report from Inyo-Mono Body Shop that they believe they are the victim of embezzlement. Said Carter, “We launched an investigation. We have not […]

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Bishop Police arrest Arizona man on drug charges

Press Release from Bishop Police Public Information Officer Katie Coffman Date of Event:         May 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm. Type of Event:    11357(c) HS-Possession of over 1 Ounce Marijuana and 11359 HS-Possession of Marijuana for Sale; 11360(a) HS-Transportation of Marijuana for sales; 11364 HS-Possession of Paraphernalia; and $10,000 warrant out of Orange County. […]

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Paco, Jeff Sr

High-school high? Bishop residents arrested for pot sales

Two Bishop residents, 48-year-old Jeff Clifton Paco Sr., and a male juvenile, have been arrested for sales of marijuana, among other charges, with information that sales were allegedly taking place in and around Bishop Union High School. An investigation by the Inyo Narcotics Enforcement Team led to the arrests. According to a press release from […]

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