Butte County Sheriff's Office
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.





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Wednesday, August 31, 2022/Categories: Press Release

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Oroville, CA – On August 31, 2022, at approximately 6:20 PM, Correctional deputies discovered an inmate, Miles Michael Kenneth Bondley, age 34, had escaped from the Butte County Jail. It was determined Bondley escaped from a fully-enclosed, high security exercise yard between 5:30 PM and 6:20 PM on today’s date. Correctional staff are actively investigating to determine how Bondley managed to escape the yard. Deputies and local law enforcement agencies were notified of the escape and deputies immediately began a search for Bondley.   

Bondley is pending trial on numerous felony charges, including: Burglary, stalking, assault with a deadly weapon, attempted arson, victim/witness dissuasion, domestic violence, along with a Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) violation. 

Deputies, assisted by officers from multiple law enforcement agencies are actively searching for Bondley.  Bondley is further described as a 34-year-old white male, 5’10 / 170 lbs, with green eyes and brown hair. Bondley has tattoos, including the name “Linda” on the right side of his neck, and numerous tattoos on both lower arms.

Bondley has history in numerous areas of Butte County, including Oroville, Chico, Magalia and Paradise. Bondley should be considered dangerous. Anyone who believes they have seen Bondley should not approach him and should immediately call 9-1-1. Anyone with further information on Bondley’s whereabouts should call BCSO at (530) 538-7322.

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