Archive | Cops

Police, Crime, Accidents, Search & Rescue News

11484839_web1_inyo-sheriff

Suspect Arrested After Use of Force Incident at Bishop Chevron – Dog Killed in Incident

[[Sierra Wave received the following press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office and Sierra Wave will be following up with information from witnesses]: July 24 shortly after 2:00am Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic violence restraining order violation at 969 Tu Su Lane.  Upon arrival of the deputies, neither the […]

Continue Reading · 11
standridge 003 - close-up

Bishop Swears in New Police Chief

Richard Standridge was officially sworn in as Bishop’s Police Chief by Bishop Mayor Stephen Muchovej at a brief ceremony Monday morning in the Council Chambers.     There was a repeat performance later Monday evening at the City Council meeting, same place, different time. Standridge comes to Bishop following 20 years on the Porterville PD, […]

Continue Reading · 2
fs-illegal-marijuana-blog-071118

Why Illegal Marijuana Grow Sites Are Dangerous to People, Animals, and the Environment

It should not come as any surprise that just because cannabis has been legalized, the illegal trade in growing and selling it has not. There is simply far too much money involved. Cannabis is estimated to be the largest cash crop in California with a value of more than $11 billion. The state collected over […]

Continue Reading · 0
Illegal cannabis grow Charleston View

Large Illegal Weed Cultivation in Charleston View Area Worth Approx. $35 Million

Following is the official press release from the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office: June 1, 2021 CHARLESTON VIEW ILLEGAL MARIJUANA GROW INYO COUNTY, CA, June 1, 2021 – On March 10, 2021 the Inyo County Agricultural Office was notified of a large illegal marijuana cultivation operation in the Charleston View area of Inyo County. The operation […]

Continue Reading · 1
Josh Ellsworth appointed new Bishop interim chief of police

Did Bishop City Council “Diss” the Current Interim Police Chief?

Did the Bishop City Council “Diss” the current Interim Police Chief, Josh Ellsworth, when it announced its intentions to offer the job to an “Outsider?” At the last Bishop City Council meeting, in a letter sent by Bishop Sgt. Dan Nolan, a 20-year police department veteran, the Council’s decision to offer the currently position, opened […]

Continue Reading · 20
support_our_police_banner

Mammoth Lakes Police Department Daily Activity Log for April 26 to May 2, 2021

Sierra Wave occasionally posts the public activity logs for our local police and sheriff agencies. Today we posted the activity log for the Mammoth Lakes Police Department. The reason is simple: Sometimes the logs are quite entertaining and informative, and it gives a snapshot of what our peace officers are doing to serve the community […]

Continue Reading · 3
Double-homicide logo

Update on two of three suspects in double murder in Mono County on November 2020

In an update to Arrests Made in Bridgeport Double Homicide posted on Thursday, March 25, the following day, Friday, March 26 found two of the three suspects, 34-year-old Cory Spurlock and his 32 -year-old wife, Orit Oged, appearing before Missoula Justice Court Judge Landee Holloway to hear the charges against them: two counts of murder […]

Continue Reading · 1
165343330_4207499255928942_8009746659437038157_n

Arrests Made in Bridgeport Double Homicide

Press Release – Arrests Made in Bridgeport Double Homicide In the early morning of November 9, 2020, a snowplow driver discovered two bodies on the shoulder of Highway 395, approximately 10 miles north of Bridgeport. The victims, identified as William and Yesenia Larsen, husband and wife, from Burbank, California, had no known connection to Mono […]

Continue Reading · 13
Crumbled CHP patrol car door

Horrible crash almost kills two CHP officers in Stockton Area | Three victims tragically killed in fiery crash

(Note: Sierra Wave News wanted to share this horrendous accident with our listeners and readers that happened yesterday, March 23, 2021, in the San Joaquin Valley. It is a reminder of  just how dangerous the job of our California Highway Patrol Officers can be. Our state’s highways are very dangerous places to make emergency stops. […]

Continue Reading · 9
BPD logo

Bishop Police Make Two Vehicle Theft Arrests in Two Days

This report came to Sierra Wave News courtesy of the Bishop Police Department on Wednesday, February 3, 2021. Apparently, some local residents from Bishop and Mammoth Lakes have decided that stealing vehicles in Los Angeles and then driving them back up here to where they live is a good way to get around? Let’s hope […]

Continue Reading · 4
Inyo County Sheriff, Jeff Hollowell

Sheriff Jeff Hollowell files a $20 million government tort claim with Inyo County

Sierra Wave News has confirmed that Inyo County Sheriff Jeff Hollowell filed a $20 million government tort claim with Inyo County. A press release from Perez Law Offices in Sacramento says the following: The Sheriff of Inyo County, Jeffrey Hollowell, elected on June 5, 2018 and took office July 13, 2018, has filed a $20,000,000 […]

Continue Reading · 23