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Inyo man convicted on felony charge

– From Inyo County District Attorney Bishop Area Resident Steven Bencoma Convicted on Felony Criminal Threats Charge On May 28, following a three day jury trial held in the Superior Court of California, County of Inyo, Bishop area resident Steven Bencoma was convicted of a felony charge of making criminal threats. After the jury verdict, […]

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Dawndee Rossy

Rossy case postponed again

By Deb Murphy The Rossy settlement conference has been postponed, again. The conference will now take place Friday, March 20 before Judge Phillip Argento. Kenneth and Dawndee Rossy and her attorney David Evans appeared in the Bishop Courthouse Thursday afternoon. Absent was Kenneth Rossy’s attorney, Gerard Harvey. Harvey was suspended beginning Nov. 21, 2014 and […]

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Assistant DA will resign

Inyo County Assistant District Attorney Joel Samuels confirmed that he has given notice that he will leave his job March 7th. Samuels had earlier taken out petitions in lieu of filing fees to run for District Attorney. As for his plans to run for office, Samuels told Sierra Wave Media that he has not made […]

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Latest on elections

The latest check on who has taken out papers to run for office reveal a race for Inyo District Attorney and a race for Mono Sheriff. Appointed DA Tom Hardy has taken out papers to run and now so has his Assistant Joel Samuels. Samuels had earlier submitted his name as a candidate for appointment […]

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Sentencing on Titus sex crime case postponed

Marvin Titus of the Bishop area now sits in the Inyo County Jail after a jury found him guilty on eight counts of sex crimes involving victims under the age of 14. At the end of November his sentencing was postponed to January 11th. According to Inyo Superior Court, the jury found Titus guilty of […]

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End of an era: Kenney Lee Scruggs

Kenney Scruggs, the Bishop attorney and civic activist who became a voice in court for children trapped in their parents’ custody battles, has died after a struggle with cancer. She was 62. Scruggs worked tirelessly on criminal and domestic cases, and often took on unpopular clients and cases without concern for the personal consequences. Her […]

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