CHICO, Calif. - On Friday night at around 10:19 p.m., a Chico Police officer was on a routine patrol on Mangrove Ave. at E. First Ave.
The officer pulled over a driver, 21-year-old Silas Norman, for a vehicle code infraction.
Norman did not have a valid driver’s license.
The officer then noticed a loaded .40 caliber handgun in the vehicle.
The officer did a record check of the firearm and it showed it was stolen.
Norman was then arrested and booked into the Butte County Jail.