Transient man arrested in Gold Nugget Day caper

Apr 25, 2016 5:32 PM by News Staff

Paradise Police arrested a man Saturday who they said was armed with a knife and stole several pieces of jewelry from a vendor at the Gold Nugget Days celebration in Paradise.

Adam John, 32, was approached by Paradise Police near the 700 block of Elliott Road near St. Thomas More Catholic Church. After searching the suspect, officers found a fixed-blade knife and several pieces of jewelry.

Officers believed the jewelry was stolen from a vendor’s tent at the Gold Nugget Days celebration.

Adams was booked into the Butte County jail and his bail was set at $45,000.00.


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