El Medio fire station burglary suspect arrested

Oct 15, 2015 6:23 PM by News Staff

Butte County authorities have arrested a man they say broke into the El Medio fire station and stole a variety of fire equipment.

Cory Michael Jones, was arrested Thursday when deputies went to a home on Pomola Drive in Oroville to question several residents about the burglary, but ended up finding Jones to be in possession of the stolen equipment.

A leaf blower, and a pair of turnouts were returned to the fire station. A handful of other stolen items had already been recovered.

Jones, who also had an outstanding warrant, was booked into the Butte County Jail on suspicion of burglary.


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