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.

Search Continues for Missing Oroville Woman

January 23, 2017

Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) detectives continue to search for Tina Marie Searcy, age 51, of Oroville. Searcy was last seen at her home on Feather Avenue in the Thermalito area of Oroville, Saturday, January 21st, at 4:00pm. Searcy uses a black and red motorized wheelchair, which is also missing from the home. Her dog; a tan Chihuahua (seen in picture) is also with her. Her cellphone and medication were left at the residence. BCSO Search and Rescue is responding to assist in the search.
Searcy is described as a white female, 5’8” tall, weighing 260 pounds. She has shoulder-length brown/gray curly hair. She was last seen wearing a black and white polka dot blouse, blue jeans, gray boots, and typically wears a blue coat. Anyone with information on Tina Searcy’s whereabouts is asked to contact BCSO at (530) 538-7321.

BCSO Community Relations Unit
(530) 871-9440
Monday, January 23, 2017 /Number of views (5) /Categories: Press Release
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DURHAM BURGLARY IN PROGRESS LEADS TO THREE ARRESTS

January 19, 2017

DURHAM BURGLARY IN PROGRESS LEADS TO THREE ARRESTS

Durham, Ca-- On the afternoon of 1-18-17, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) Deputies were dispatched to the 9600 block of the Midway in Durham in regards to a burglary in progress. The home owner had returned to his property and located three subjects in a vehicle attempting to leave the residence. The property owner blocked the driveway with his vehicle, detaining the suspects until deputies arrived. Deputies arrived on scene and found that entry had been forced into two buildings and three Conex type storage containers. Numerous items had been taken from the residence. Several of the items were recovered from the suspect’s car and returned to the victims.

Jedediah Zackary Tyler Asbury (age 30, from Chico), Leroy Sterling Dillhyon III, (age 30, from Oroville) and Angelia Marie McAlpin (age 40, from Chico) were arrested for Burglary, Possession of Stolen Property, Identity Theft and Conspiracy. Additionally, Angelia McAlpin had three open arrest warrants for Burglary, Vehicle Theft and Failing to Complete a Work Release Program. All three suspects were booked at the Butte County Jail. McAlpin’s bail is set at $58,000, Asbury’s bail is set at $57,000 and Dillhyon’s bail is $57,000.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017 /Number of views (24) /Categories: Press Release
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BURGLARY INVESTIGATION LEADS DETECTIVES TO MORE STOLEN PROPERTY

January 18, 2017
**UPDATE**
BURGLARY INVESTIGATION LEADS DETECTIVES TO MORE STOLEN PROPERTY

Oroville, Ca—A continued investigation into the recent burglary at Bamford Parts and Equipment in Oroville, has led Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) detectives to additional stolen property.

On January 17, 2017, BCSO detectives returned to a residence on Pentz Road in Paradise and recovered another two truckloads of stolen property, in addition to the four truckloads that they previously recovered from the same residence.

Additional information gathered through the investigation also pointed toward two 40 foot long storage units in the Sacramento Area. On the evening of January 17, 2017, BCSO detectives traveled to Sacramento and were able to assist the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office and Roseville Police Department in the recovery of additional stolen property being stored in the storage units. The property recovered in the storage units is believed to be linked to numerous burglaries and thefts in the Sacramento Area involving Jason Fowles. The property recovered from the storage units has been turned over to Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office for further investigation.

Fowles remains booked in the Butte County Jail with bail set at $207,000.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 /Number of views (24) /Categories: Press Release
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Oroville Shooting Investigation

On Tuesday, 1/17/17, at approximately 6:30AM, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) deputies responded to a home on the 2300 block of Ithaca Street in Oroville after reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located an adult male with a single gunshot wound to the chest lying on the ground outside the residence. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. BCSO detectives responded to the scene to investigate. At this time, there is no suspect information and anyone with information should call the BCSO Investigations Unit at (530) 538-7671.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 /Number of views (13) /Categories: Press Release
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BCSO Deputies Recover Thousands of Dollars in Stolen Property

Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) deputies and detectives have been actively investigating a burglary at Bamford Parts and Equipment located at 4288 Highway 70 in Oroville. The burglary occurred January 11, 2017, when more than $15,000 worth of property was stolen from the business. On January 16, 2017, BCSO deputies were dispatched to a property on the 6600 block of Pentz Road in Paradise after a vehicle matching the description of the vehicle involved in the burglary was seen in the area. Upon arrival, deputies contacted Jason Fowles, age 40, who is from Sacramento and currently on felony probation for grand theft. Deputies searched the property and located a significant amount of stolen property, including the property taken during the burglary of Bamford Parts and Equipment.

Four truckloads of stolen property, including three stolen firearms, were recovered that are believed to be linked to several burglaries in Butte County and the Sacramento area. Detectives are currently working to determine the owners of all the stolen property, and additional searches will be conducted that are believed to be linked to burglaries involving Fowles. Fowles was arrested on several charges including violation of probation, burglary, being in possession of stolen property, and grand theft. He is currently in the Butte County Jail with bail set at $207,000.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 /Number of views (22) /Categories: Press Release
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