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Stolen items found in a local storage unit

Sgt. Steve Collins investigates the case. Photo courtesy of Butte County Sheriff's Office.

Christian Solis

September 6, 2017

Storage unit full of stolen items was unlocked by Butte County Sheriff's Office.Tuesday, the sheriff's office received a tip that there may be stolen property in a local storage unit, A.B. Self Storage. Sgt. Steve Collins was on the scene when they arrived. He said, "Stolen golf clubs, mail, laptops, TVs, hockey equipment, drones and motorcycle helmet...

‘Sexually Violent Predator’ may move to Chico

Smith, 52, may move to Chico. Photo courtesy of the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

Bridget Comito

April 18, 2016

Fraisure Earl Smith, diagnosed as a sexually violent predator, may move into a new home in Chico, according to a public notice released by the Butte County Sheriff's OfficeSmith, 52, has been convicted of rape with force and the intent to commit rape. Smith was convicted of those crimes in Solano County.Smith was released in Novemb...

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