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Sheriff Kory L. HoneaThe 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.

Home invasion robbery in Feather Falls

Wednesday, September 21, 2016/Categories: Press Release

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Oroville CA- On September 20, 2016, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Butte County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a home invasion robbery on Black Hawk Trail in the Feather Falls area.
Upon arrival, Deputies contacted a 45 year old victim who was identified as Wendy Nixon. Deputies learned that at least two Hispanic males came onto the property. One of the subjects was armed with a handgun. A second victim, identified as 51 year old Morgan Watson, was also at the residence during the robbery; however, he left prior to the arrival of Deputies. Both victims were bound in a motorhome on the property while the suspects stole an undisclosed amount of marijuana. The victims were eventually able to free themselves and Law Enforcement was contacted.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff’s Office at 530-538-7321. Please be aware that during this time of year, home invasion robberies of people that grow marijuana for medicinal purposes, as well as for criminal profit tend to increase. If you are in an area where marijuana is being grown, please be aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activities.
For more information, please contact
Butte County Sheriff’s Office
Community Relations Unit

Miranda Bowersox
Community Relations Coordinator
Butte County Sheriff’s Office
33 County Center Dr.
Oroville, Ca. 95965
(530)538-5384, (530)990-6949

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