– Press release from the Bishop Police Department

On March 14, 2015 at 1:26 am, a Bishop Police Officer was in the 400 block of E. Line Street when he heard subjects involved in an argument. The Officer checked on the party in the area and then continued to drive around.

Kevin Curtis Brown

Kevin Curtis Brown

The officer noticed a male subject running and attempted to make contact. The individual; later identified as Kevin Curtis Brown, continued to run from the officer. Additional units responded to assist in the foot pursuit, where Brown was apprehended by officers and taken into custody.

Brown was transported to Northern Inyo Hospital for a medical clearance prior to being transported to the Inyo County Jail.

At the hospital Brown attempted to escape from Officers custody. It his attempt, he physically fought three Bishop Police Officers and a security guard with Northern Inyo Hospital. Officers were able to subdue Brown and get him medically cleared for transport. All three Bishop Police Officers suffered minor injuries as well as the security guard as a result of Brown’s attempted escape.

BROWN, Kevin Curtis was arrested for 69 PC-Obstruction/Resisting a Peace Officer; 243(d) PC-Battery with
great bodily injury; 1203.2/F PC-Felony Probation Violation; 11377(a) HS-Possession of a controlled substance; and 836.6(a) PC-Escape from custody police agency or police officer. BROWN was transported to the Inyo County Jail and is currently awaiting arraignment.

The Bishop Police Department would like to thank the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this case.

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