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Inyo man convicted on felony charge

– From Inyo County District Attorney Bishop Area Resident Steven Bencoma Convicted on Felony Criminal Threats Charge On May 28, following a three day jury trial held in the Superior Court of California, County of Inyo, Bishop area resident Steven Bencoma was convicted of a felony charge of making criminal threats. After the jury verdict, […]

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Missing funds at Inyo County jail

– Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release During the month of November an internal audit was concluded of the inmate welfare fund by Inyo County Sheriff’s personnel. The inmate welfare fund includes revenue generated from inmate commissary and inmate phone services; the audit revealed a monetary discrepancy totaling approximately $13,000. The Sheriff’s Office immediately contacted […]

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Possible fraud suspect

  According to Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter, within the last 60 days Carmen June Matson, 67, of Bishop  has been arrested for shoplifting items from multiple locations throughout the City of Bishop.   The value of these items has totaled over $1000 dollars in several cases, according to police.  In addition, the individual is currently […]

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