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 seeking Walter Alan Richardson for a warrant charging him with possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.  
He is 5'9" tall and weighs 140 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes. He 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 also seeking Stanford Philip Mitchell for a felony warrant charging him with revocation of probation, failing to appear, burglary and attempted burglary.  He is 5'10" tall, has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 42 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 also seeking James Edward SprinkleJones for a felony warrant charging him with inflicting corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant.  He is 5'11" tall, has black hair and brown eyes, weighs 170 pounds and is 19 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 also seeking David Todd Morrison for a felony warrant charging him with violation of probation, burglary, driving under the influence and recklessly causing a fire.  He is 6'0" tall and weighs 170 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is 56 years old.  
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at 538-7449. 


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33 County Center Dr
Oroville, CA 95965

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Chico, CA 95928

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14166 Skyway
Magalia, CA 95954

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