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Deputies arrest Chico man for armed robbery

Butte County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Chico man for armed robbery during the week of Oct. 7.

Posted: Oct 16, 2019 3:59 PM
Updated: Oct 16, 2019 4:01 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Butte County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Chico man for armed robbery during the week of Oct. 7.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old Aaron Carter, of Chico. The arrest was apart of an investigation that began in September, according to police.

During the investigation, a victim reported Carter threatened the victim with a handgun and robbed him on September 29, 2019.

The robbery occurred on the 1000 block of Lori Drive in Chico.

In October, Detectives served a search warrant at a residence in Chico where Carter had been living. Detectives located evidence that Carter had shot a handgun in the backyard of the house.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Carter for a felony count of robbery, and for a felony count of grand theft.

Authorities also learned Carter was arrested in Sacramento after he showed up at a Sacramento hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. Carter was transported to the Butte County Jail.

Detectives also booked Carter for being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

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