Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Jerry W. SmithThe Sheriff’s Office serves all the citizens of Butte County by providing a mix of public safety and public service functions. The Sheriff’s Office provides around-the-clock law enforcement service to every region of the county. In addition to 24 hour policing, we offer Butte County citizens a full range of services including, coroner services, civil services, court security and corrections.
Butte County's Most Wanted

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is also seeking Melissa Clarissa Wiltse for a warrant charging her with 
failure to appear and violation of probation for possession of a controlled substance.  
She is 5'8" tall, weighs 135 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes.  She is 35 years old.  
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449.



            The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Michael James Burns for a warrant charging him with 
violation of post release community supervision.  
He is 5'7" tall and weighs 180 pounds. He has black hair and blue eyes. He is 48 years old.  
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449.           

 

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Noemis Teresa Bandomourra for a warrant charging her with 
attempted murder, felon in possession of a firearm and cultivation or possession of marijuana for sale.  
She is 5'4" tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. She is 28 years old.  
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449.



The Chico Police Department is seeking information on Maria Luisa Vargas for a warrant charging her with burglary. Vargas is 5'11" tall and weighs 125 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes and she is 33 years old.  
Anyone with information is asked to call the Chico Police Department at 897-4911. 


The Paradise Police Department is looking for Rick Lee Pacheco for a felony warrant charging him with 
violation of probation and battery on a spouse or cohabitant.
He has brown hair and brown eyes and weighs 175 pounds. He is 5'8" tall and is 48 years old. 
Anyone with information is urged to call the Paradise Police Department at 872-6241.
                       

 

 

 

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33 County Center Dr
Oroville, CA 95965

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479 E. Park Ave
Chico, CA 95928

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14166 Skyway
Magalia, CA 95954

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