Nov 23, 2015 4:45 PM by News Staff, Photos: Oroville Police Department
Oroville police arrested three people and seized “a large amount” of illegal drugs after receiving a tip about drug activity in a trailer park parking lot near Stanford Elementary School.
Police arrested James Larabee 55, Steven Woods, 40, and Kyle Smith, 23, at 37 Acacia Avenue Sunday afternoon.
The anonymous tip came in around 3 p.m. and officers found the three men standing in a parking lot a short time later.
While investigating, police discovered “a large amount of illegal narcotics, drug paraphernalia, cash and a loaded gun.” Police say a significant amount of methamphetamine was seized, as well a small amount of heroin.
All three men were arrested and booked into the Butte County Jail on suspicion of drug sales and weapons violations.
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