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Eastern Sierra News for June 20, 2024





Monday morning reports started to filter in to the Bishop Police Department for three reports of crimes that may have all occurred Sunday night, including a gold cross stolen from a local church.

Just before 7:00 a.m. Monday, Police received a report of a vehicle stolen from Home Street. The 1997 silver Honda Accord was reported stolen from the 800 block on Home Street. The owner had last seen the car Sunday night at 9:00.

At 8:30 Monday morning, police took a report of property damage at Perry Motors in Bishop. Five vehicles had been keyed, racking up over $5,000 in damages. That crime apparently occurred sometime after closing Saturday night and early Monday morning.

At 10:30 Monday morning police received the report that someone had broken into the First Methodist Church in Bishop. Interior and exterior doors were damaged, police report. $50 in cash was taken along with a gold cross and chain with a monetary value of about $300. This crime likely occurred after 8:30 Sunday night.

Whether the crimes are related is not known. There are no suspects at this time. Police say investigations will continue.