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CHP celebrating 90 years of ‘serving the people’

CHP press release SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A celebration 90 years in the making is underway at the California Highway Patrol (CHP). Through legislation, on August 14, 1929, California witnessed the evolution of traffic enforcement with the creation of a statewide law enforcement agency known today as the CHP. The purpose of creating the CHP was to provide uniform […]

 
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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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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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Missing man found deceased on north side of Mt. Whitney

Press release from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Missing Hiker Found on North Slope of Mt. Whitney in  Sequoia National Park SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif. June 19, 2019 – The body of missing hiker Ling Dao was located Tuesday afternoon on the north side of Mt. Whitney in Sequoia National Park and […]

 
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Local law enforcement take part in Active Shooter Training

By Deb Murphy Members of nine Eastern Sierra law enforcement agencies gathered for a two-day course in Active Shooter Training at Mammoth Middle School this week—something law enforcement has to be prepared for while hoping the training never has to be used. The agencies included California Highway Patrol, Mammoth Police Department, Mono County Sheriff’s Department, […]

 
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State Route 168W to open tonight at 8

News release STATE ROUTE 168W (BISHOP CREEK) BISHOP -The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Inyo County Public Works and Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) would like to inform the public that SR 168W will be reopening this evening, July 27th, at 8:00 p.m. USFS will also be reopening […]

 
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Arrest made in theft of stolen trailer, lawn mower

Inyo County Sheriff’s Office Press Release On Friday, April 13, 2018, at about 2:00 pm, Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received information from Bishop Police Department on a possible location of a stolen lawn maintenance trailer.  The stolen trailer was located along with a stolen lawn mower at a residence on North Pa Ha Lane. The […]

 
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CHP: Designate a driver for St. Patrick’s Day

News release SACRAMENTO, Calif. – While the public makes plans to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is preparing to keep the roadways free of impaired drivers so that everyone can safely enjoy the festivities. Last year on St. Patrick’s Day, the CHP made 148 arrests statewide for driving under the influence (DUI). Tragically, […]

 
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Fatal accident on 395 near Olancha

News releases OLANCHA— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is currently providing traffic control for the cleanup of a sedan versus truck accident that occurred yesterday evening. The accident is just south of the junction of U.S. 395 and State Route 190, in the town of Olancha. The overturned truck was hauling 52,000 pounds of […]

 
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CHP to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Bishop

News release The California Highway Patrol will conduct a sobriety checkpoint, on Friday, September 1, 2017 on US-395 at the southern city limits of Bishop,” Captain Timothy Noyes, Bishop Area Commander, said Monday. Sobriety checkpoints will be staffed by California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officers who are trained in the detection of alcohol and/or drug impaired […]

 
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