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Man suspected of attempted murder, arson taken to jail

Madeline Merlic

May 11, 2015

    Suspect in an attempted murder case, was transported to Butte County jail on May 5 and his bail is set at $1.3 million. According to a press release sent out by the Chico Police Department, William Brianard faces attempted murder charges and arson charges. On Feb 18, Brianard alledgedly set ...

7 fires put out at Upper Bidwell, alleged arson

7 fires put out at Upper Bidwell, alleged arson

Hannah Suzuki

March 9, 2015

On Sunday afternoon 21-year-old Joey Valderrama and was detained for alleged arson. According to Steve Harrison, division chief of Chico Fire Department, seven fires were set near Division Dam at Upper Bidwell Park on Sunday afternoon. Shortly after 1 p.m., firefighters responded to the smal...

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