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CalFire March 2023 Storms Incident Update – March 19 @11:00 AM

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Eastern Kern, Inyo and Mono County Caltrans Closures = Feb 25 @ 6:00 PM

  EASTERN KERN, INYO AND MONO COUNTIES – Below is a list of current Caltrans closures as of 6:00 pm: ·        State Route 178 W in eastern Kern County from Kelso Valley Road to the junction with State Route 14, ·        U.S. Highway 395 in Inyo County from Pearsonville to Olancha, ·        U.S. Highway 395 from Gorge Road […]

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Inyo County Sheriff Reports Apprehension of Suspect – 2:00 PM February 9, 2023

  At approximately 12:15pm Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a report that a window was “shot” out of a vehicle off Highway 395 in the 9-Mile area. The reporting party witnessed a man, dressed all in black, running away on foot. Inyo County Sheriff’s Office, CHP, Kern County Sheriff’s Office, and CHP H-40 out of […]

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Death Valley Rescue Feb 2023

Death Valley Hikers Rescued by CHP Helicopter from Telescope Peak – February 1, 2023

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – Two hikers were rescued by helicopter from Telescope Peak Trail in Death Valley National Park on February 1, after sliding downhill in icy conditions. In spite of wearing crampons, the two men slipped off the trail when crossing a steep, icy drainage, less than two miles from the trailhead. Fortunately, neither […]

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Elderly Couple Found Dead in Death Valley National Park on January 13, 2023- Inyo County Sheriff Press Release

  DEATH VALLEY, Calif. – A elderly husband and wife from Las Vegas, Nevada were found dead in Death Valley National Park on January 13, according to law enforcement officials. Paul Fischer, 73, called the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office to report that he had just killed his wife, Mary Fischer, 72.  Mr. Fischer stated his intention to […]

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2021 Shop With A Cop Bishop PD_n


      The 2022 Eastern Sierra Shop With a Cop event is coming December 10, 2022. We have worked with all of our local school staff as well as the School Resource Officers from the Bishop Police, Mammoth Lakes Police and the Mono County Sheriff’s Department to identify and invite 50 area students to […]

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CHP Press Release: Pedestrian Fatally Injured in Lone Pine October 14, 2022

“On October 14, 2022, at approximately 7:14 PM, a 55 year old truck driver from Stockton, CA had parked his semi-truck along the southbound shoulder of US-395 near Lee’s Frontier Gas Station, in the town of Lone Pine. The truck driver exited his vehicle and began walking east across US-395 toward a food truck located […]

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Fatal Crash on October 7 on Tecopa Hot Springs Road Reported by California Highway Patrol

“On Friday, October 7, 2022 at approximately 0657 hours, California Highway Patrol and Inyo County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a solo vehicle roll-over collision that occurred on Tecopa Hot Springs Road, north of Furnace Creek Road, just north of Tecopa Hot Springs.  The vehicle was reported to be half submerged in the marsh and […]

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Inyo/Mono Highways Experiencing Heavy Rains – State Route 167 Closed for Flooding

Nevada Department of Transportation and NHP reported to CHP and Caltrans around 4:30 this afternoon that Nevada State Route 359, which becomes California State Route 167 at the California/Nevada border, is flooding. Caltrans and CHP closed SR 167 at the junction with US 395 for emergency work. It is too early in this event to […]

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CHP 8-30-22 Rescue Report

Water Rescue from LADWP Aqueduct Near Olancha on August 25, 2022

On August 25, 2022, at approximately 1253 hours, Lone Pine CHP received a report of an abandoned vehicle near the Los Angeles Department Water and Power (LADWP) aqueduct, near the town of Olancha, CA. When a CHP officer arrived on scene, he found a white 2019 Audi, abandoned with the door open and personal effects […]

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National Night Out Set for August 2 – Area First Responders to Host an Evening of Fun in Bishop

    Local law enforcement and first responders in the Eastern Sierra are continuing a nationwide tradition by hosting the National Night Out event in Bishop. “National Night Out is a longstanding community policing event that allows for the opportunity to develop partnerships and true camaraderie between first responders and the community they serve,” said […]

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