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More response on Inyo County budget

By Deb Murphy In response to the budget update at Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, the Sheriff’s and Probation Department heads admit budget increases are out of control, literally, out of their respective controls. “Personnel costs are a big factor,” said Sheriff Bill Lutze. “Salaries haven’t gone up that much,” he said noting […]

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Fairgrounds court case continued

In August, the Inyo District Attorney’s office announced that Bishop-area resident Rebecca Bragdon had entered pleas of guilty to misappropriation of public funds from the Tri-County Fairgrounds. Sentencing was originally set for October 22nd. According to District Attorney Tom Hardy, the Court moved sentencing from October 22nd to November 19th at 1pm in Bishop. Judge […]

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The latest on embezzlement and medical record cases

The embezzlement case of Dawndee and Kenneth Rossy continues through court hearings. The Rossys face numerous allegations involving embezzlement of welfare funds. The most recent hearing was one to consider a defense motion to suppress evidence. The motion hearing concluded last Wednesday and defense counsel has until March 24th to file any final written arguments. […]

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Inyo DA files violation of confidential medical records complaint

Inyo District Attorney Tom Hardy has filed 32 misdemeanor charges against Cherie Michelle Labraque, a former Northern Inyo Hospital employee, for allegedly accessing confidential medical records. The complaint, filed Monday in Inyo Superior Court, names 32 instances of violation of 502c of the State Penal Code. The complaint says the defendant, Cherie Labraque of Bishop, […]

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CHP investigators come to Bishop on possible embezzlement case

Reports indicate that officers from the California Highway Patrol Investigative Services Unit have come to the Bishop area this week as part of their investigation into reports of possible embezzlement at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. At the end of August, Officer Mario Lopez, Public Information Officer from the CHP Investigative Services Unit told Sierra Wave Media […]

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