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DUI and Collision with a parked car and house in Bishop

Bishop Police Dept. News Release (Facebook): Last night, Oct. 18, at about 11 pm, a local 20-year-old man lost control of the vehicle he was driving, crashing it into a parked car and residence on the 300 block of Clarke Street. The driver had to be extricated. He and his adult passenger were transported to […]

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Bank Robber at Bishop El Dorado Saving Bank Caught by Bishop Police

Press Release Bank Robbery At approximately 4:46 PM today, the BPD Dispatch Center received an in-progress robbery call from El Dorado Savings Bank, located on M. Main St. Within moments, BPD set a perimeter while maintaining communication with the employee caller. Deputies and CHP arrived to help contain the area and stop traffic on Main […]

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Multiple Shots Fired in Bishop Area | Suspect Taken into Custody

(Press Release-Inyo County Sheriff) BISHOP, CA, October 5, 2020: At approximately midnight Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call regarding a domestic disturbance on Matlick Lane in the Bishop area with shots fired. Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies, Bishop Police, and CHP responded. The female victim was able to run out of the house when […]

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IMACA Held Virtual Community Meeting on Overnight Homeless Parking Proposal

IMACA and the Consortium of Care have been working on a safe place for the homeless to park their cars overnight at a location with access to restroom facilities. What sounds like a no-brainer hasn’t been. Working through issues from the community has been an on-going process and the topic at a virtual meeting last […]

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Large Police Response to Man with Rifle in Pearsonville Pointing at Officer

(Revised/Update: 8/25/3:30pm) At 10:30 pm Monday night details are still sketchy, but Sierra Wave has heard from numerous sources that a large police response took place on Monday afternoon of an officer involved incident near Pearsonville, in which, purportedly, a man with a rifle pointed a rifle towards officers. Over a dozen Inyo County Sheriff […]

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Bishop City Hall Closure

[Press Release, California August 19, 2020] – City Administrator Ron Phillips announced that due to the increase in positive COVID-19 cases and the start of a “virtual” school year, effective Thursday, August 20, 2020, City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. People are encouraged to contact City Hall by phone or […]

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