Bishop Police arrest suspect on several charges

Bishop Police Department press release

Friday morning at approximately 7:14 a.m., a citizen reported a vehicle fleeing southbound on Sunland Dr. after crashing into a fence on Home St.

Law enforcement officers quickly located the suspect vehicle and
attempted a traffic stop. The unidentified suspect driver sped up with officers pursuing. A tactical intervention was attempted, which ended the pursuit.

Officers contacted the solo occupant, Dillon Smith, who showed the objective signs of drug intoxication. Marijuana and a loaded handgun were found inside the car.

Smith was arrested and transported to the hospital for a blood sample and medical clearance. He later was booked into the Inyo County Jail on the following charges:

20002(a) CVC – hit/run
2800.1(a) CVC – failure to yield
23152(e) CVC – DUI
25850(a) PC – loaded firearm in vehicle

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Tinner
Tinner
5 years ago

Why is there no record of this arrest on the ICSO website? Plenty of others though, Inyo county legal system sure does seem to have plenty of work.

Low Inyo
Low Inyo
5 years ago

Well,Trouble,now that you ask,how much you wanna bet he wasn’t an outdoorsman coming back from duck hunting?..you don’t hunt ducks with a handgun..speaking for myself,I used to be a hunter,and still go shooting once in a while,but when I get into my truck to go where I’m going,I make sure… Read more »

Trouble
Trouble
5 years ago
Reply to  Low Inyo

Lower this will end like the kid they locked down the school for. The kid got 90 days.

Low Inyo
Low Inyo
5 years ago
Reply to  Trouble

….yeah,90 days….probably out in 15,no consequences,and back on the streets running wild again…seen it many times before with others,haven’t we ??

GT
GT
5 years ago
Reply to  Low Inyo

Your Next President , Donald J Trump. lol

Low Inyo
Low Inyo
5 years ago
Reply to  GT

GT……and if that were to happen,it would not only show the World how dumbed-down America has become,but also how weak we’ve become,thinking a reality-show host,a bigot and a groper is going to come riding in on the white horse and “saving the day” and delivering us from all the evils… Read more »

Trouble
Trouble
5 years ago

I reallly should proof read my junk mail!

Trouble
Trouble
5 years ago

It was opening day of duck hunting and half the town had “guns” in their cars. How long should he get for hitting a dense post ang fleeing lower?

Verne Disney
Verne Disney
5 years ago
Reply to  Trouble

A “handgun” for duck hunting???????

Low Inyo
Low Inyo
5 years ago

Why DOES IT seem whenever someone has a loaded weapon,either in their vehicle or on their person,it also involves intoxication or DUI ?…and they’re usually a felon,or,at the least,one of those in and out and in and out of jail ?

Tinner
Tinner
5 years ago
Reply to  Low Inyo

Because some people are stupid.