Search for missing hiker near Lake Oroville continues

Feb 13, 2016 1:13 PM by News Staff

The search continues for a missing hiker last seen on Friday, February 5th.

According to Butte County Authorities, 26 year old Stephon Jones, from the Bay Area, was visiting friends in the Cherokee area on Red Tape Road when he went for a walk with his dog around Lake Oroville, and never returned. His friends looked for Jones themselves, before calling the Sheriff's Office the following Tuesday.

Yesterday, search and rescue teams continued their efforts to locate Jones, using boats and search dogs.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Butte County Sheriff's Office.


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