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Thursday Aug 27 | via Mercury-Register
The incident occurred in Chico at an apartment complex at Seventh and Oak streets. • A reward of up to $250 for information on those responsible several vegetation fires in the Oroville area this fire season. Comment?
Monday Aug 24 | via Mercury-Register
About 3:15 p.m., Paradise police dispatchers received a number of calls of shots being fired on Thoreau Lane, in a residential neighborhood off Nunneley Road east of Sawmill Road. The first officer on the scene heard shots as well, and contacted Daniel Carr, 36, of Paradise, in the driveway and Sarah Schatz, 36, of Missouri, sitting on the porch. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Paradise Post
Peace Disturbance: 2:43 a.m. on Edgewood Ln. Two, in loud verbal altercation in street. Subjects left while reporting party was on the phone, will recontact if they return. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via The Reporter
Defense attorneys for a former local real estate developer were granted a continuance Wednesday in Solano County Superior Court over a scheduling conflict. Attorneys in the case of Richard D. Lamphere were ordered back to court Sept. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 19 | via Chico Enterprise-Record
Oroville >> The Oroville police officer who shot and injured a man during a traffic stop in July has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing. Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey announced Wednesday the findings of a Butte County Officer Involved Shooting Protocol Team investigation into the July 4 shooting during a press conference at the Board of Supervisors Chambers in Oroville. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via The Reporter
An October jury trial for a former local real estate developer accused of orchestrating a fraudulent investment scheme is in limbo over scheduling issues. Attorneys in the case involving Richard D. Lamphere had a lengthy discussion in Solano County Superior Court Thursday over the scheduling of a jury trial set to begin Oct. 14. Lamphere is charged with grand theft in connection with the alleged taking of money from two investors to purchase a piece of land along the Feather River in Oroville. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 12 | via Chico Enterprise-Record
Oroville >> The man charged with murder stemming from the July shooting death of an Oroville man, pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Defendant Duarte Gonsalves, 39, entered his plea in Butte County Superior Court and is next scheduled to appear in court Sept. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Chico Enterprise-Record
Chico >> Chico police have arrested two more suspects allegedly connected to more than 40 reports of vandalized cars and homes in the south Chico area. Police say the suspects - Chico residents Lucas Schuelke, 19, and Sydney Hammonds, 18 - were arrested Tuesday night at their residence in connection with a vandalism spree early Tuesday morning, according to a Chico police press release. Comment?
Jul 29, 2015 | via Chico Enterprise-Record
OROVILLE >> A 17-year-old was arrested around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after a man was stabbed in the neck. Butte County sheriff's deputies responded to a stabbing and found a man in the area of Greenville Street and Roseben Avenue suffering from a wound to the back of his neck, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Jul 27, 2015 | via Mercury-Register
Chico police got a call about 11:30 a.m. Monday from the south side of the One-Mile Recreation Area in Bidwell Park from a 50-year-old man who claimed he had tripped, fallen down and accidentally stabbed himself with his knife. When police and medics arrived however he eventually said he'd been stabbed during a fight with another transient, Jeffry Williams, 32, who owed the victim money. Comment?
Jul 24, 2015 | via Chico Enterprise-Record
Chico police officers were flagged down about 12:30 a.m. Friday for a report of a suspicious person in the 3400 block of The Esplanade, south of Nord Highway, according to a press release. Officers were told the woman, identified as Lisa Scott, 44, had been sitting in a car, honking the car's horn repeatedly, according to the release. Comment?
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