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Man arrested for stealing car and leading police on a vehicle pursuit

Man arrested for stealing car and leading police on a vehicle pursuit

Josiah Nicholl

April 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

Butte County Sheriff deputies were led on a vehicle pursuit from the area of E. Lassen Ave. to Cohasset Road on Monday.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the incident occurred at about 2:35 p.m. Deputies pursued a black Honda sedan that had been reported stolen and was drivi...

Drug bust suspects arrested, awaiting trial

Drug bust suspects arrested, awaiting trial

Bianca Quilantan

September 12, 2016


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Four men face drug-related charges stemming from an 11-month-long investigation that developed into a raid at a downtown Chico smoke shop on Aug. 23.The Dungeon was raided by agents from the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force in conjunction with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Chico Police De...

Rose Avenue homicide suspect arrested, victim identified

Rose Avenue homicide suspect arrested, victim identified

Courtney Weaver

March 20, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

According to a Butte County Sheriff’s Office press release, on March 18, 49-year-old Christopher Warren Swihart was arrested at a local attorney’s office by Butte County detectives for the alleged murder of a Chico woman. On the morning of March 16, a resident on Rose Avenue was leaving for ...

Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Christine Lee

March 19, 2014


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The man charged with a DUI hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Chico State student Kristina Chesterman in September plead not guilty to all charges Wednesday. Riley Dean Hoover, 20, appeared Wednesday at the Butte County Superior Court in Oroville.Hoover faces charges for the following: Driving under the...

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