Court Locations

Butte County Courthouse
1 Court Street, Oroville, CA 95965

North Butte County Courthouse
1775 Concord Avenue, Chico, CA 95928

District Attorney, Michael L. Ramsey



Press Releases

2021

August

August 4, 2021 - Son Sentenced to Life for Killing Mother


July

July 30, 2021 - Chico Woman Held to Answer for Murder Charges on Hwy 70 DUI that Killed One

July 29, 2021 - Child Molester Sentenced to 45 Years to Life

July 22, 2021 - Drug Overdose Deaths in Butte County

July 22, 2021 - Former Chico Police Chief Now Heads Butte County Narcotics Task Force

July 7, 2021 - Son Admits to Killing His Mother 


June

June 29, 2021 - Oroville Street Racer to Stand Trial on the Deaths of Three People and Injuring a Fourth

June 28, 2021 - Fireworks Prohibited in the County

June 24, 2021 - Post Office and Identity Thief Pleads Guilty in Court

June 23, 2021 - Chico Man Sentenced to Prison For Killing Dog

June 23, 2021 - Wife Who Shot Husband Held to Answer for Murder

June 21, 2021 - Thief Admits Stealing Thousands from Elderly Camp Fire Victim

June 10, 2021 - Chico Businessman Pleads Guilty to Illegally Dumping Asbestos

June 3, 2021 - Jail Inmates and Others Charged with COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Fraud

June 1, 2021 - Three Chico Residents Head to Trial for Motel Parking Lot Murder

May

May 24, 2021 - Murder Suspect Found Legally Insane

May 20, 2021 - Convicted Child Molester Faces Life Sentence

May 14, 2021 - Meth Mom Sentenced to Prison for Child Endangerment

May 13, 2021 - Alleged Serial Killer Charged After Multi-Agency Investigation

May 5, 2021 - Two Plead in Drive-by Shooting in South Oroville

 

April

April 29, 2021 - Chico Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Assaults

April 27, 2021 - Jury Finds Man Guilty of Six Counts of Child Molestation

April 26, 2021 - Alleged Serial Sex Assailant Nabbed Through Familial DNA Search

April 19, 2021 - District Attorney Commemorates National Crime Victim's Rights Week   April 18-24, 2021

April 14, 2021 - Gearhead Barber Owner Held to Answer for Rape

April 6, 2021 - Jury Finds Man Guilty of Six Counts of Child Molestation

April 3, 2021 - Woman Charged with Hate Crime

April 2, 2021 - Father Held to Answer for Killing His Children in Car Crash

 

March

March  30, 2021 - Judge Sends Former Paradise Town Councilor to Trial on Sexting Charges

March  25, 2021 - Chico Teacher Sentenced for Child Molest

March  24, 2021 - Oroville Serial Arsonist Sentenced to 15 Years State Prison

March 12, 2021 - Oroville Man Sentenced for 2018 Berry Creek Murder

March 11, 2021 - District Attorney Awaiting Autopsy in Jail Death

March 11, 2021 - CSUC Professor Charged with Possession of Child Porn

March 3, 2021 - Berry Creek Man Sentenced to 20+ Years for Sexual Acts on Minors

March 1, 2021 - Chico Man Arrested for Kicking-Killing Dog

 

February

February 10, 2021 - Child Endangerment Arrests

February 9, 2021 - Berry Creek Man Found Guilty of Mayhem

February 5, 2021 - No Charges for Former Gridley City Administrator

February 5, 2021 - Berry Creek Man Found Guilty of Sexual Acts on Minors

 

January

January 14, 2021 - Chico Man Sentenced to Prison for Vandalism, Hate Crimes

January 12, 2021 - Defendant Sentenced for Vehicular Manslaughter

 

2020

December

December 16, 2020 - Jury Convicts Oroville Man of 2018 Berry Creek Murder

 

October

October 14, 2020 - Second Man Pleads In South Oroville Shooting

October 8, 2020 - Jury Convicts Felon for 2018 “Pretend” Bank Robbery and Criminal Threats

October 8, 2020 - Berry Creek Man Pleads as Charged to South Oroville Shooting

October 8, 2020 - Son Held to Answer in the Murder of Mother

October 1, 2020 - Butte County Jury Finds Chico Man Guilty Of Domestic Violence And Fighting The Police

October 1, 2020 - Oakland Man Pleads Guilty To Evading Arrest Causing Death

 

September

September 18, 2020 - Chico Man Found Guilty by Jury of Rape

 

August

August 26, 2020 - Attempted Axe-Murderer In Court

August 5, 2020 - Mail Fraud Scam Warning

 

July

July 30, 2020 - Charges Brought in Chico Neighborhood Asbestos Dumping Case

July 10, 2020 - Chico Man Faces 14 Years In Prison For Dangerous Chase

July 08, 2020 -Three Chico Residents Plead to Attempted Arson of Chico State University Police Vehicle

 

June

June 28, 2020 - Fireworks Prohibited In County

June 25, 2020 - Chico Woman Sentenced To Prison In Vehicular Manslaughter

June 16, 2020 - The Camp Fire Public Report

June 14, 2020 - Press Conference Following The PG&E Arraignment And Plea To Fire And Manslaughter Counts On June 16, 2020

June 10, 2020 - PG&E Arraignment, Guilty Pleas and Sentencing Next Week Proceedings to be Live Streamed to Internet

June 4, 2020 - Victim’s Father Asks that Son’s Killer be Given Probation in Deadly Boat Case

 

May

May 15, 2020 - PG&E Plea/Sentencing on Camp Fire Continued from May 26 to June 16, 2020

May 14, 2020 - Chico Woman Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter

 

March

March 23, 2020 - DA Ramsey confirms PG&E Filing about Pleading Guilty to 85 Count Criminal Indictment on Camp Fire deaths

 

February

February 6, 2020 - Woman Falsely Claims to be Camp Fire Victim to Avoid Criminal Sentence

 

January

January 30, 2020 - Man Pleads Guilty in Deadly Boat Collision

January 29, 2020 - Camp Fire Survivors Encouraged to Stay Vigilant as Multiple Agencies Partner in Rebuilding Undercover Sting


2019

December

December 20, 2019 - Jury Returns 1st Degree Murder Verdict in Oroville Case

December 20, 2019 - Jury Finds man guilty of assault on Chico State Professor

December 19, 2019 - Oroville Killer Sentenced to Life Without Parole


2017

April

April 13, 2017 - Desmond Phillips Officer Involved Shooting

 

September

September 28, 2017 - Tyler Rushing Officer Involved Shooting







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MAIN CONTACT
Phone: 530-538-7411
Fax: 530-538-7071
DA@buttecounty.net

Victim Assistance Bureau
Phone: 530-538-7340
Fax: 534-8301
victimwitness@buttecounty.net

Child Abduction Unit
Phone: 530-538-6540

Fraud Hotline
Phone: 866-DA Fraud 
           (866-323-7283)
DAFraud@buttecounty.net


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