BPD press release
On Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at approximately 6:30 PM units from the Bishop Police Department conducted a probation search at a residence located in the 300 block of Clark Street.
At the residence, Bishop Police Officers made contact with Alberto Verdugo Flores, a 32 year old Bishop resident.
During search of the residence, officers located a large amount of stolen property connected to a series of burglaries in the Bishop area.
As a result of the investigation, Flores was placed under arrest and transported to the Inyo County Jail on the following charges: Penal Code Section 496(a) – Possession of Stolen Property over $900.00; Penal Code Section 1203.2 – Violation of Probation; and Health and Safety Code Section 11377(a) – Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Bishop Police Officers also contacted Kevin Douglas Elliott, a 26 year old Big Pine resident inside the house.
Elliott was found to be in possession of approximately a half ounce of methamphetamine.
Elliott was placed under arrest and transported to the Inyo County Jail on the following charges: Health and Safety Code Section 11378 – Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sales; Health and Safety Code Section 11364 – Possession of Controlled Substance Paraphernalia.
The investigation is continuing at this time, and anyone with additional information is encouraged to contact the Bishop Police Department at (760) 873-5866.