Chico police arrest suspect with stolen handgun

Chico Police Department officers arrested 21-year-old Silas Norman Friday night after discovering a stolen loaded .40 caliber handgun in his possession.

Posted: Sep 4, 2021 7:34 PM
Updated: Sep 4, 2021 9:01 PM

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.

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