The search continues for missing Bay Area man at Lake Oroville

Feb 15, 2016 1:09 PM by David McVicker

Butte County Search and Rescue teams resumed their search Monday for the man who went missing Lake Oroville Feb. 5.

Search teams are back in the field again searching for Stephon Jones, a Bay Area resident who 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.

Butte County officials said they placed orders through they are bringing in additional K9's, field crews and specialty watercraft to supplement our local team resources.

Law enforcement officials asked anyone that has any information on Jones’ disappearance, they are encouraged to contact the Butte County Sheriff's Office at (530) 538-7671


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