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CHP plans Mono County DUI checkpoint for Friday

CHP press release The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area has scheduled a driving under the influence (DUI) and driver license safety checkpoint on August 9, 2019, in Mono County. Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The purpose […]

 
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No charges filed by Inyo DA in Solorio investigation

Inyo County District Attorney news release Inyo County District Attorney Tom Hardy announced today that, having carefully evaluated the information from the Bishop Police Department’s supplemental investigation, no criminal charges will be filed against Eugenio Solorio. Mr. Solorio was arrested by the Bishop Police Department on April 22, 2019 on charges relating to committing lewd acts […]

 
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Rider, horse killed in accident on US 395

CHP news release “On 07/28/19 at approximately 11:05 AM, a horseback rider was riding a horse near US-395, just north of Cactus Flats Rd. in Olancha, CA. At the same time, Mark Langford of Bishop, CA, was driving his pickup pulling a travel trailer southbound on US-395 at approximately 55-60 MPH and was approaching the […]

 
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Couple from Cayman Islands found deceased

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department news release OLD SPANISH TRAIL, INYO COUNTY CA. July 25, 2019 – On July 24 the Lone Pine Coroner made contact with next of kin for both deceased persons located on July 22 off of Old Spanish Trail, approximately six miles south-west of Charleston View. The female has been identified as Yvonne Blanco, […]

 
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Update: Missing woman, dog found alive

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department news release Update- 2:00pm- Missing hiker, Sheryl Powell was located alive by ground search team members near the Montenegro Springs area (below where her dog was located earlier today). Searchers describe her as resilient and strong but exhausted after being lost in an extremely remote area above Big Pine, CA. Mrs […]

 
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INYO COUNTY, BISHOP PAIUTE TRIBE REACH SETTLEMENT

The County of Inyo, Sheriff Jeff Hollowell, District Attorney Tom Hardy, and Bishop Paiute Tribe today announce that a settlement agreement has been approved in relation to the lawsuit filed by the Tribe against the County, Sheriff, and District Attorney. The settlement agreement provides for the dismissal of the legal action filed against the defendants […]

 
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Bishop Paiute Tribal Council Disbands Tribal Police Department

Bishop Tribal Council Wednesday, July 03, 2019 Public Service Announcement As some of you may be aware of the recent issues surrounding the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Police Department, the following has taken place: The Bishop Paiute Tribal Council has had to make some tough, but warranted decisions regarding the disbandment of our tribal law enforcement […]

 
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Two arrested in Bishop on felony charges

BPD news release On June 4, 2019 at approximately 5:00 P.M., the Bishop Police Department received a tip that a wanted male subject was seen on foot in the area of E. Yaney and Main Street. BPD Officer Henry arrived a short time later and observed the male get into the passenger side of a […]

 
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Scare ’em straight – ‘Every 15 Minutes’ Thursday in Mammoth

News release Mammoth Lakes, CA: On Thursday May 23rd, 2019, the Mammoth Lakes Police Department in conjunction with the Bridgeport Office of the California Highway Patrol and Mammoth High School, will be conducting a simulated drunk driving traffic collision as part of the Every 15 Minutes program. The collision will be staged behind Mammoth High […]

 
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Attempted murder charge after stabbing near canal

Inyo County Sheriff’s Department news release BISHOP, CA. May 21, 2019 – Last night at 8:50 PM, Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with units from Bishop Police Department and California Highway Patrol responded to a campsite located east of the canal road in the Bishop area, for a report of a stabbing. The victim had […]

 
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One arrested on felony charges in Mammoth Lakes

Mono County DA news release On May 16, 2019, Mono County District Attorney Investigators,with the assistance of Mammoth Lakes Police Department, arrested Jorge Romero Espitia for 19 felony charges, including alleged sexual acts with minors and providing methamphetamine to minors. He is currently in custody with bail set at $500,000. There is reason to believe […]

 
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Former ICSO Corporal arrested on alleged misappropriation of funds

From Inyo County DA Thomas Hardy Former Inyo County Sheriff’s Department Corporal Nick Vaughn was arrested today by Investigators from the Inyo County District Attorney’s office on charges stemming from an alleged misappropriation of public funds. After an internal investigation, the Sheriff’s Department referred the case to the District Attorney’s office for a criminal investigation.  […]

 
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