(Bishop Police Press release from Public Information Officer, Katie Coffman)
Date of Event: February 20, 2012 at 0106 hours.
Type of Event: 11357(a) HS-Possession of Concentrated Cannabis
Location: N. Sierra Highway near Highlands Mobile Home Park
Suspect: MURTAUGH, BRICE TAYLOR. 22 year old Laguna Niguel Resident.
On February 20, 2012 at 0106 hours, the suspect MURTAUGH was stopped for a minor traffic infraction
by a Bishop Police Officer. During the contact, a search of the vehicle was conducted; as well as the
deployment of a Police canine. Officers recovered a black velvet case with pipes, stems, picks, vial’s, and
two small plastic containers with Concentrated Cannabis inside.
It was determined the total amount of Concentrated Cannabis recovered from the vehicle during the
search was 1gram.
MURTAUGH, Brice Taylor was arrested for 11357(a) HS-Possession of Concentrated Cannabis and
transported to the Inyo County Jail.