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Standoff ends in arrest

July 30, 2014

Officers with the Bishop Police Department and California Highway Patrol, and deputies with the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department, take tactical positions at 489 Pa Me Ln. in Bishop Tuesday afternoon following reports of a resident threatening Southern California Edison workers with a firearm. Photo by Mike Gervais

A short standoff at 489 Pa Me Ln. in Bishop ended peacefully Tuesday with the arrest of Bishop resident Sam Vega Jr., 38.
The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department received a call at about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday reporting that a male subject had threatened a Southern California Edison Employee with a firearm.

Read the full story in the Thursday, July 31, 2014 edition of The Inyo Register.

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