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Police: Man arrested in Chico on charges of contacting a minor

The Chico Police Department arrested a man this morning on the 1500 Block of Springfield Dr. on charges of contact with a minor.

Posted: May 13, 2021 4:31 PM

CHICO, Calif.- The Chico Police Department arrested a man this morning on the 1500 Block of Springfield Dr. on charges of contact with a minor.

27-year-old James Malcolm Connell of Chico was charged with contact with a minor with intent for sex, arranging to meet with a minor and harmful matter sent with the intent of seduction of a minor.

Connell was booked with Chico PD and his bail is set at $200,000.

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We'll be sunny with slightly above average temperatures again on Wednesday afternoon. The threat of thunderstorms will keep our fire danger high today, with more widespread thunderstorms Thursday. Dangerous heat returns this weekend and will persist through at least the start of next week.
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