Stolen vehicle arrest

bpdOn Tuesday December 17, 2013 at 3:47 am, the Bishop Police Department was called to the area of Sycamore Street for a reported

stolen vehicle. The vehicle was parked in front of the residence during the night and the owners woke up and noticed the vehicle was

missing from the residence. The Bishop Police Department looked around the surrounding area of Sycamore and did not locate the

vehicle anywhere. A stolen vehicle report was taken and information regarding the description of the vehicle was passed on to local



At around 11:31 am, the Bishop Police Department was notified y the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department of a vehicle matching the

description of the stolen vehicle located at Brockman Lane and Highway 395. The Tribal Police and the California Highway Patrol

also responded to assist with the vehicle recovery. The vehicle was confirmed to be the stolen vehicle from Sycamore Street. The

Bishop Police Department conducted a vehicle inventory and located evidence inside the vehicle leading to a possible suspect.


The suspect, Christopher Michael Huse, was located at his residence. He was taken into custody without incident and

then later transported to the Inyo County Jail for stolen vehicle. He is awaiting arraignment and being held on $10,000.00 bail.


The stolen vehicle was returned back to the owner without any damage. The Bishop Police Department would like to thank the

California Highway Patrol, Inyo County Sheriff Department, and the Tribal Police for their assistance in the recovery of the vehicle

and the apprehension of the suspect. – K. Coffman, Public Information Officer

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Big Rick OBrien
Big Rick OBrien
8 years ago

Tribal Police…? Last I heard, the entire department consisted of a single officer, the Chief. Have they hired more officers ?