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STOLEN VEHICLES RECOVERED IN CHICO

Thursday, July 03, 2014/Categories: Press Release

July 3, 2014

On Wednesday July 2, 2014, Butte County Sheriff’s Deputies went to 783 Muir Ave., in the unincorporated area of Chico.  The resident, Forrest Robb, had previously been arrested for possession of methamphetamine.  Robb was subsequently released on his own recognizance, and was subject to search by Law Enforcement.  Deputies conducted an O.R. compliance search.  Deputies found numerous used, uncapped, hypodermic needles strewn about the residence, with 2.3 grams of methamphetamine.  A motorcycle stolen from within the City of Chico was recovered inside the living room of the residence, and a Dodge pickup stolen from a nearby business was recovered in the back yard.  The owner of the pickup confirmed that significant changes had been made to its appearance since it had been stolen.  It was missing numerous accessories, had been poorly repainted, was undrivable, and had to be towed from the scene.

Based on evidence located at the residence, Robb was arrested for 11350 H&S (felony possession of prescription narcotics), 11366 H&S (felony maintaining a residence for selling/using narcotics), 11370.1 H&S (felony to be armed while in possession of narcotics), 11378 H&S (felony possession of narcotics for sales), 496(a) PC (felony possession of stolen property), 11364.1 H&S (misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia), 11375(b)(2) H&S (misdemeanor possession of specified prescription medications), and 12022.1 PC (committing a felony while out of jail on his own recognizance).  He was booked into the Butte County Jail where his bail was set at $84,000.

Deputies also located 33 year-old Chico resident Robert Lee Standard II hiding near the stolen pickup.  Standard was arrested for 496(a) PC (felony possession of stolen property) and 12022.1 PC (committing a felony while out of jail on his own recognizance).  He was booked into the Butte County Jail where his bail was set at $30,000.

Released by:  Sgt. A. Borgman

Contact:  Media Liaison Miranda McAfee-Bowersox

33 County Center Drive, Oroville, CA  95965

530-538-5384

Mmcafee-bowersox@buttecounty.net

 

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