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Camp Fire Trespasser Sentenced

The Butte County District Attorney's Office says a man found trespassing in a Camp Fire evacuation area goes to prison.

Posted: Jan. 10, 2019 10:53 PM

A man arrested while trespassing in Butte Creek Canyon during the Camp Fire evacuation is going to prison.

41-year-old Jason Burns-Doak was sentenced to 5 years, 4 months in prison for stealing an SUV, as well as possessing an illegal gun and drugs.

The Butte County District Attorney says the SUV had actually been stolen from a tractor dealership in Yuba City during the 2017 Oroville spillway evacuation.

Burns-Doak had previously pleaded guilty. 

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