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.

Human Remains Found in Bangor

Bangor, CA- On Friday, November 10, 2017, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Bangor resident discovered human remains on a property near Upham Road in Bangor. Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) detectives responded to the area, and with assistance from Butte County Sheriff Search and Rescue volunteers, were able to recover all the remains. It appears the body had been there for several months. The remains are being sent to the Department of Justice, as well as the Chico State Department of Anthropology for further identification. Due to the advanced state of decomposition, the cause of death is undetermined at this time.
Due to the condition and location of the remains, the circumstances around this death are being considered suspicious. Anyone with information is asked to contact BCSO Detective Will Brewton at 538-7671
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Monday, November 13, 2017 /Number of views (139) /Categories: Press Release
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Butte County Sheriff's Office Hosts Public Safety Trunk or Treat event in Oroville

October 27, 2017
BUTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HOSTS PUBLIC SAFETY TRUNK OR TREAT EVENT IN OROVILLE
Oroville, CA—In an effort to provide a fun and safe Halloween event for children and families, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) is hosting the first BCSO Trunk or Treat event this Halloween.
The Trunk or Treat event will be held on October 31st, from 4:30PM-6:30PM at the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, located at 3 Gillick Way in Oroville.
Public Safety vehicles from multiple agencies will be on display and decorated for Halloween. Halloween games and activities will be available, and public safety personnel are looking forward to greeting trunk or treaters. Children and families are encouraged to attend.
Please celebrate safely this Halloween, BCSO would like to offer a few safety reminders:
• Halloween costumes should be safe and fit appropriately. Make sure costumes do not create tripping hazards or block your vision.
• Children should always Trick-or-Treat with an adult. Remember there is safety in numbers.
• Wear glow sticks and use flashlights to be seen in the dark.
• Only Trick-or-Treat at homes with porch lights on.
• Candy Check! Have an adult check for unwrapped candy or wrappers that have been opened. Throw any unwrapped or partially wrapped candy away.
For more information, please contact
BCSO Community Relations Unit
530.871.9440
Friday, October 27, 2017 /Number of views (197) /Categories: Press Release
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Oroville Homicide Investigation

Oroville, CA- On Saturday, October 21, 2017, at approximately 10:30 a.m., the Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) received a report of a deceased male inside a home on the 2900 block of Greenville Street in Oroville. When deputies arrived to the home, they found a deceased male inside the home, who had suffered a gunshot wound to the head. The death has been ruled a homicide. The victim has been identified as Lorenzo Paz II, age 21, of Oroville.
No arrests have been made. The investigation is ongoing. To protect the integrity of the investigation, additional details are not being released at this time. The autopsy is scheduled for this week. Anyone with information is asked to contact BCSO Detective Beller at (530) 538-7671.
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Monday, October 23, 2017 /Number of views (207) /Categories: Press Release
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Update: Butte County Sheriff's Office Detectives Rule Suspicious Death A Homicide

October 6, 2017
UPDATE: BUTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DETECTIVES RULE SUSPICIOUS DEATH A HOMICIDE
Oroville, Ca—Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) Detectives have continued investigating the suspicious death in the area of Crystal Pines Road, in Oroville.
Circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation, and limited information is available at this time. The incident is now being investigated as a homicide. Detectives have identified the decedent as John Prater, age 35, of Oroville.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the BCSO Investigations Unit at 530.538.7671.
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BUTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS DEATH
Oroville, Ca— At approximately 9:00 AM on October 5, 2017, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) received a call from a citizen reporting suspicious circumstances in the area of Crystal Pines Road in Oroville.
Deputies arrived on scene and located a deceased male. Due to the suspicious nature of the death, BCSO detectives have launched an investigation into the incident.
The investigation is in the very early stages, and limited information is available at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the BCSO Investigations Unit at 530.538.7671.
Contact:
BCSO Community Relations Unit
530.871.9440
Friday, October 06, 2017 /Number of views (284) /Categories: Press Release
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Butte County Sheriff's Office Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death

October 5, 2017
BUTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE SUSPICIOUS DEATH
Oroville, Ca— At approximately 9:00 AM on October 5, 2017, Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) received a call from a citizen reporting suspicious circumstances in the area of Crystal Pines Road in Oroville.
Deputies arrived on scene and located a deceased male. Due to the suspicious nature of the death, BCSO detectives have launched an investigation into the incident.
The investigation is in the very early stages, and limited information is available at this time. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the BCSO Investigations Unit at 530.538.7671.
Contact:
BCSO Community Relations Unit
530.871.9440
Friday, October 06, 2017 /Number of views (225) /Categories: Press Release
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