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  1. Person of interest in Berry Creek deaths to undergo evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... store in Berry Creek on Jan. 6. Employees reportedly saw a gun on the defendant and alerted authorities. Butte County sheriff's deputies reportedly found several weapons on Hendrix, including an assault rifle, a revolver, a pistol, a dagger and ...

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  2. Editorial: Hits and missesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... time to chuck the vintage name “old mall” for a more fun name, like Chico's new uptown. Miss >> Butte County code enforcement officers went door to door in Thermalito on Thursday to explain new medical marijuana growing rules enacted ...

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  3. Oroville City Council to hear pitch for public safety tax, heritage tree ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... LaGrone said in a staff report. Last summer, the council approved a request to send out bid requests to the Butte County Sheriff's Office and Cal Fire-Butte County in an attempt to find out whether outsourcing police or fire services would save the ...

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  4. Outdoors Q&A: A Right to Fish the Oceans of This Planet Without Permission?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Noozhawk

    ... I are outdoors lovers and we don't want to break the law. We often drive back roads or dirt roads in and around Butte County armed with only a flashlight and no weapons to view and enjoy wildlife that wouldn't be possible to enjoy in the daylight. ...

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  5. Butte officers explaining pot restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> Butte County code enforcement officers and Butte County sheriff deputies will go door-to-door in the Thermalito area on Feb. 25 to meet with residents and inform them about new restrictions on cultivation of medical marijuana. According to a press release from the county, code enforcement officers are encouraging residents to learn about the new restrictions, and are meeting with residents to help inform the public.

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  6. Two people arrested for Chico church break-in; one suspect linked to Marigold ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... ill continue to investigate these cases and anticipate there may be more arrests. The suspects were booked into Butte County Jail and Juvenile Hall.

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  7. Paradise woman accused of making false report of abduction, sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... girl she was arguing with. Police say that Oliva was advised the investigation will be submitted to the Butte County District Attorney's Office for criminal charges. Oliva was the subject of a October 2012 Paradise Post story about how her life was ...

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  8. Police say woman made up, Memorial Trail abduction, sex assault storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Paradise Post

    ... girl she was arguing with. Police say that Oliva was advised the investigation will be submitted to the Butte County District Attorney's Office for criminal charges. Oliva was the subject of a October 2012 Paradise Post story about how her life was ...

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  9. Butte County code enforcement goes door to door in Thermalito to explain medical marijuana ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... likely there will be other communities as the effort continues. Jellison said to enforce the ordinance he split Butte County into six areas and each officer will be assigned a zone. The officers will review complaints in their area, conduct research ...

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  10. Person of interest in Berry Creek deaths to undergo evaluationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Mercury-Register

    ... store in Berry Creek on Jan. 6. Employees reportedly saw a gun on the defendant and alerted authorities. Butte County sheriff's deputies reportedly found several weapons on Hendrix, including an assault rifle, a revolver, a pistol, a dagger and ...

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  11. Wanted felon arrested after crashing into fence in southern OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    A Sonora man was arrested Thursday afternoon after a four-mile vehicle chase across southern Oroville that ended with a crash into a fence. About 4 p.m. Thursday, Butte County sheriff's deputy Darrin Brown attempted to pull over a 2000 Pontiac G6 that failed to stop at a stop sign at Margo Lane and Stump Drive.

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  12. Rewards offered by Secret WitnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    On Sept. 3, at 7:12 p.m., the Butte County Sheriff's Office received a report of a vehicle fire on Oroville-Quincy Highway, two miles east of Mountain House.

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  13. August trial date set for Chico man charged for death of wife Angelica WeemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> The case of a Chico man charged for the death of his wife, Angelica Weems, will go to trial Aug. 31. The trial date for defendant Zir Ion Weems, 29, was set Thursday in Butte County Superior Court, according to deputy district attorney Stacy Edwards. The defendant has pleaded not guilty to an open count of murder for the death of Angelica Weems, a 23-year-old mother of four.

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  14. Butte County supervisors contemplate special events ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Butte County officials are pitching a new ordinance that could require facilities holding special events in county jurisdiction to obtain permits. The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the proposal Tuesday but made no decisions.

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  15. Officers go door-to-door to explain marijuana rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KRCR

    Butte County is trying to spread the word about the county's new regulations on medical marijuana. Butte County Code Enforcement Officers and Butte County Sheriff Deputies will go door-to-door in the Thermalito area Wednesday.

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  16. Butte County sheriffa s deputy to face trial for alleged child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> A Butte County sheriff's deputy charged with allegedly molesting an 11-year-old girl waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday afternoon.

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  17. Hearing for alleged Highway 70 shooter continued for third timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mercury-Register

    ... need for a translator wasn't clear to him because Vang had been attending Butte College. Vang is charged in Butte County Superior Court with a count of murder for the death of Jar Pao Lee, of Oroville, during an Oct. 6 shooting on the northbound ...

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  18. Butte County supervisors approve deputiesa raises, long shiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Butte County sheriff's patrol deputies and sergeants will receive a pay boost and longer hours after the Board of Supervisors gave its unanimous approval to a request Tuesday. Human Resources Director Brian Ring introduced a scheduled request for the board to approve a 5-percent pay raise for patrol deputies and sergeants, along with a 12-hour shift and a 2.5-percent incentive tied to the shift.

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  19. Sheriffa s Office: Two Durham students taken to hospital MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    According to the Butte County Sheriff's Office, deputies arrived at the school at about 1:15 p.m. to help Cal Fire-Butte County with a medical call. The students, who are not being identified by authorities, were taken to a local hospital for medical treatment, but the cause of the problem is not being released.

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  20. Oroville man identified as victim of fatal stabbing in Chico; police name suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Chico >> A man who died after being stabbed Thursday morning has been identified as an Oroville resident, according to the Butte County Coroner's Office. Joel Brian Eldridge, 37, was pronounced dead by medical staff while he was at Enloe Medical Center, according to police.

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