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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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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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TWO CATALYTIC CONVERTER THEFT SUSPECTS ARRESTED, TWO AT LARGE, AFTER A PURSUIT BY OFFICERS FROM MAMMOTH LAKES TO HIGHWAY 395 June 27, 2022 – On Thursday, June 23, at approximately 11:45pm, Mammoth Lakes Police Officers responded to a local auto shop for a report of a stolen catalytic converter. The witnesses stated they saw three […]

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Drive-Thru Car Seat Clinic Being Held Tuesday June 28, 2022

On Tuesday, June 28th from 10am to 1 pm Bishop Indian Head Start, California Highway Patrol and Indian Health Services will be hosting a Drive-Thru Car Seat Clinic. The Clinic will be held at the Bishop Indian Head Start parking lot, 405 North Barlow Lane. This is a free service to families to get their […]

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June 14, 2022 Deceased person found near Zabriskie Point in Death Valley

    DEATH VALLEY, CA – Park visitors found the body of David Kelleher on June 14 in Death Valley National Park. Kelleher appears to have been walking from Zabriskie Point toward Furnace Creek after running out of gas. On the morning of June 8, a park ranger noticed that there was only one vehicle […]

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Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Burglary Suspect at 200 Block of Whitney Portal Road

INYO COUNTY, CA, 6/7/2022: On the morning of 06/05/2022, Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Whitney Portal Road for a possible burglary in progress. Deputies determined the suspect was inside of the residence and conducted a “surround and call out.”  After the suspect’s refusal to leave the residence, Deputies made […]

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Inyo County Sheriff Search and Rescue Answers Emergency Satellite Beacon on Friday May 27

 At approximately 2pm on Friday, May 27 Inyo County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Coordinators received notification that an emergency satellite beacon had been activated on Mt. Emerson, reporting that a party of three climbers had a member with a broken leg high on the south east face climbing route, at about 12,000’. The SAR […]

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