Tag Archives | Sheriff Bill Lutze


SWAT Team captures barricaded man in Bishop

It all started as a domestic problem and then a reported overdose, but an incident at Shady Rest Trailer Park in Bishop turned into a day-long stand-off with a man in a mobile home who had threatened to shoot police.  The Special Operations Team of local officers got the man out of the house just […]

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Test results from autopsies are pending

Family, friends and community members continue to mourn the loss of two young people over the weekend.  The cause of their death remains a mystery. Sheriff Bill Lutze did confirm that autopsies were performed Wednesday with results pending. He said no new clues about the cause of the deaths has surfaced.  It was on Sunday […]

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Verizon service outage fixed

Residents of Mono County woke up to a phone line and internet outage on Monday.  An accident at Round Valley school involving a delivery truck caused the major fiber optic line to Mono County to go out with reports that service would come back Monday or Tuesday evening.  As of Monday at 6pm, Mammoth Police […]

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Alleged beating and assault case investigated

What began on August 11th as a report to the Inyo Sheriff’s office  of a woman with abrasions and lacerations turned into an investigation of a possible sexual assault and beating in the Bishop area.  The District Attorney’s investigation has cleared the Inyo Sheriff’s deputy with whom the victim was living. The somewhat complex case […]

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