On Monday, October 6th at approximately noon Agents with the Inyo Narcotics Enforcement
Team (INET) contacted Felis Luis Landa Jr. (age 26) of Bishop, Kevin Douglas Elliott (age 24) of Big Pine, and Alberto Verdugo Flores (age 30) of San Diego in the parking lot of the Bishop McDonald’s due to possible criminal activity.
During the contact, Alberto Flores took off running and ignored the Agent’s commands to “stop”. Flores ran through traffic across Main Street as INET Agents and Officers from the Bishop Police Department pursued on foot. As Flores was running, Officers noticed he had a plastic bag(s) in his hand.
Flores was apprehended by Bishop Police Officers in front of a residence on Hammond Street. Agents and Officers then searched the area where Flores was taken into custody and found three plastic bags containing
methamphetamine inside a trash can. Agents estimated the total amount of methamphetamine to be about two ounces.
Flores, Landa, and Elliott were arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Transportation of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale, and Conspiracy. Flores was additionally charged for Resisting and Delaying an Officer. All three were transported to the Inyo County Jail; bail has been set at $25,000 each.