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Tagging vandalism near Crowley Lake | Suspect caught and arrested for DUI

On Sunday August 9, 2020, at approximately 4:15 pm, CHP Bishop Inland Communications Center received a call from a citizen reporting a male adult “tagging” buildings adjacent to US-395 in Long Valley (near Crowley Lake). The reporting party provided a detailed description of the suspect and the suspect’s vehicle fleeing the scene on US-395 northbound. […]

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H-D motorcycle v. tractor trailer

Injury collision involving semi-truck vs. motorcycle near Independence, CA.

Press release:  “On June 12, 2020 at approximately 1:00 pm, Justin Verzani of Ponca, Nebraska, was driving a tractor-trailer combination of vehicles northbound US 395 and had pulled to the right shoulder near Dusty Lane, just north of Ft. Independence, CA. James Bennett of Oxnard, California, was riding his motorcycle northbound US 395 in the […]

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Stop Rumors

Local BLM Protest Detractors spread falsehoods; ”Rumors were not true,” says local law enforcement

A few local detractors of the “Black Lives Matter” movement sought to sow fear and upset before protests scheduled in Bishop and Mammoth Lakes using social media platforms. The hope was apparently to “mobilize groups” to “counter the protests” and prepare locals to, in some cases, “lock and load.” Even now, days after the protests, […]

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Norm Shaughnessy, a 55-year old man from Costa Mesa missing (2)

55-year-old Camper from Costa Mesa Missing

News Release INYO COUNTY, CA. February 29, 2020 – On Thursday February 27 Inyo County Sheriff was notified of an overdue camper. The reporting party said that Norm Shaughnessy, a 55-year old man from Costa Mesa, CA had planned on spending the night at the Lone Pine campground and would return home Wednesday. Shaughnessy, who […]

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“On February 13, 2020, at approximately 2:00 PM, 78 year old Robert Frost of Green Valley, AZ, was driving a 2016 Nissan Versa westbound on Gill Station Coso Road, approaching the intersection of US-395. At the same time, 37 year old John Stiegler of Ridgecrest, CA, was driving a 2014 International Semi-Truck northbound along US-395 […]

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CHP “Tackle ” DUI Drivers, proclaim designated drivers MVPs

Here’s a Press Release from  California Highway Patrol’s plan to “tackle” DUI driving. Bishop CHP will have enhanced DUI enforcement patrols throughout the area on Superbowl Sunday. As the big game approaches, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is preparing to take the field and intercept all impaired drivers who fumbled and failed to designate a […]

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Burglary and Vandalism Suspect Arrested at Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds

Sierra Wave media  spoke with  Adam Otten, Public Information Officer for the Bishop CHP, on an incident at the Tri-County Fairgrounds Thursday January 2, 2020.  ” On 1.2.20, CHP received a call from the Tri-County Fair staff to report multiple buildings and stored RV’s that had been broken into and vandalized. While investigating the multiple […]

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