Embezzlement suspect turns herself in

Bishop Police Department News Release

Last March, BPD was contacted by a local resident who accused a former Bishop resident, Leandra Wright, of embezzlement.

The investigation revealed unauthorized use of funds on a number of different accounts, which Wright managed, along with Wright’s failure to maintain payables.

Wright had been handling the victim’s finances since 2008. A forensic analysis on the accounts was completed which revealed significant losses over a long period of time.

Once suspect Leandra Wright learned of BPD’s arrest warrant, she returned to Inyo County, turned herself into the County Jail, and soon posted bail.

If you have any relevant information about this case or the suspect, please contact the Bishop Police Department at (760) 873-5866.

16 Responses to Embezzlement suspect turns herself in

  1. Maddawg January 13, 2018 at 2:52 am #

    Well I do agree with you on the point made a person is not guilty just because they are arrested. Point well taken

  2. Maddawg January 10, 2018 at 3:05 am #

    He wears a badge and carries a gun. That’s close enough to being a cop! And guess why she’s an X ? Brilliant!!!

  3. stoopid January 9, 2018 at 10:13 am #


  4. stoopid January 9, 2018 at 9:13 am #

    Is a Caifornia Correctional Officer not considered a peace officer or LE? And while she may be an Ex, the allegations seem to imply the misappropriations had been going on for several years since 2008, which at that time Ms. White was a COs significant other…..To be honest I do not know either of them from Adam and can care less what she did or did not do. None of my business . I realize that arrests are for the most part public information however I do maintain the belief that these matters should not be publisized in the media until matters are settled. Its BS. Because a person has been arrested does not prove guilt what so ever!!! Something most people seem to forget. It does always amaze me how differently the public reacts when someone within LE family is arrested opposed to someone from a different cless.

  5. Maddawg January 9, 2018 at 8:59 am #

    Well just to clarify, I wasn’t calling her a genius !

  6. Maddawg January 9, 2018 at 8:54 am #

    Well he’s a co down at the jail so close enough to a cop. And guess why she’s an x genius!!

  7. Alex Jones January 8, 2018 at 7:23 pm #

    Well said GetitRight hats off to you

  8. Maddawg January 7, 2018 at 6:14 am #

    Well ill be damned! Another cops ‘better half’ embezzling some one else’s money!! Seems like we have a serial embezzlement of. Cops spouses here on bishop!!??

    • GetitRight January 8, 2018 at 10:58 am #

      1. He’s not a cop
      2. She is his EX
      3. You obviously have a chip on your shoulder and look ridiculous.

  9. Low-Inyo January 5, 2018 at 11:21 am #

    Charles O.Jones….seems that way,doesn’t it ?……another thing I’ve noticed in my little south Inyo town where I live,seems an influx of tweekers on bicycles showing up,staying a while… usually in short order getting in trouble with drugs or domestic violence…going to jail….and usually,thankfully,ending up leaving and moving on to grace some other town with their presence.

  10. Charles O. Jones January 5, 2018 at 8:00 am #

    Another one? Does it seem like the OV has far more than its fair share embezzlers?

  11. Tinner January 4, 2018 at 3:29 pm #

    Why do I have a feeling that her decisions were influenced by some dude?

  12. Trouble January 4, 2018 at 7:45 am #

    Rick, I think you need to go back inside and and get warm!

    • Rick O'Brien January 6, 2018 at 10:19 pm #

      I like to stay cool and icy ! Warm puts me to sleep .

  13. Rick O'Brien January 3, 2018 at 7:13 pm #

    There once was an accountant named Wright…
    who on the surface ,seemed to be very bright…
    She stole from her boss…who discovered the loss…
    And now ,has the chance to do RIGHT !


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