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.

Missing Adult

Wednesday, June 04, 2014/Categories: Press Release

PARADISE, CA—The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the media and the public’s assistance locating a missing elderly adult by the name of James Joseph Nixon. Mr. Nixon was last seen yesterday May 29, 2014 at approximately 3:00pm in the area of Rainbow Ranch Lane, just south of the Paradise town limits. Mr. Nixon is a 75 year old white male adult, 5’10”, approximately 250lbs with gray hair and half an inch beard growth. He was last seen wearing a tan and cream striped shirt and may be in the company of a white Labrador dog named “Summer.” Mr. Nixon has dementia and other medical issues. Butte County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue volunteers are continuing to search with the aid of aerial surveillance. Anyone with information about Mr. Nixon’s whereabouts should immediately contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Office 24 hours a day at (530) 538-7321 or 911.

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