Treasurer-Tax Collector
The Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Department operates three divisions - Treasury, Property Tax, and Central Collections. While the activities of each division are unique, the primary purpose of the department as a whole is the collection and cash management of revenue owed to the County, cities, special districts, school districts, and the court system. The department is committed to providing excellent customer service and assuring effective utilization of the public’s tax dollars through a program of performance measurement and management.
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Unclaimed Victim Restitution

PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING UNCLAIMED VICTIM RESTITUTION MONIES
6/10/2021

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to and in compliance with all public notice requirements in effect. The Central Collections Division of the Treasurer Tax Collector’s Office has on record a total of $6,228.69 in Victim Restitution Fund accounts over three years old. The total amount represents collected but unclaimed Victim Restitution payments received, per court order, from defendants.These fund payments have been held in trust for over three years and efforts have been made to contact victims so that monies, held on their behalf, could be distributed. Government Code Section 50050 states that “Money representing restitution collected on behalf of victims shall be either deposited into the Restitution Fund or used by the local agency for purposes of victim services after expiration of the three-year period.”Therefore, it is our intent to utilize these funds to support local victim witness programs if they are not claimed by the deadline of 5pm on August 13, 2021.

If you or your dependents were a victim of a crime and believe that you or your dependents are entitled to court ordered victim restitution money but have not received it, please submit a claim form to the Central Collections Division of the Butte County Treasurer Tax-Collector’s Office via email collections@buttecounty.net, fax to 530-538-6450 or mail to the address listed below. 

Unclaimed Victim Restitution Claim Form 

Central Collections will review their files and advise you as to whether you are entitled to monies collected that could not be forwarded to you due to incomplete or outdated file data. Claims must be submitted to the Central Collections Division of the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s office by 5:00 p.m. on August 13, 2021.The office is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. holidays excepted.

Unclaimed funds still being held in trust as of September 13, 2021, per Government Code Section 50050, will become the property of the County of Butte for the benefit of local agency victim witness services.

For more information, contact the Central Collections Division of the Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Department: Address - 25 County Center Drive, Suite 125, Oroville, CA 95965, Telephone - 530-552-3710, E-mail - collections@buttecounty.net

To respect the privacy of the victims involved, the unclaimed restitution listed below is identified by the name of the case filed in Butte County Superior Court.

Court Case Filing NameUnclaimed Victim Restitution

People vs. Gonzales, Leonard Martinez$974.13

People vs. Cossette, Daniel Maurice $442.53

People vs. Bluthardt, Michael J $101.25

People vs. Long, Sara Ashley $200.00

People vs. Macy, Philip Marsh, Jr $341.00

People vs. Ambruster, Stephen $27.50

People vs. Dowdin, Jennifer Suzanne $140.00

People vs. Heinsohn, Shane Norman $11.05

People vs. Hannah, Chad Ryan $225.32

People vs. Hernandez, Jennifer Marie $1365.91

People vs. Morris, Boyd Bailey $2400.00

 

 

 

 




 

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Treasurer-Tax Collector

Property Tax Division
530.552.3720
taxes@buttecounty.net

Central Collections Division
530.552.3710
collections@buttecounty.net

Treasury Division
530.552.3730
treasury@buttecounty.net

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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
25 County Center Drive
Suite 125

Oroville, CA 95965

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