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Plumas County Deputies searching for wanted man out of Butte County

Plumas County Deputies are on the hunt for a wanted man, they said he is armed and dangerous.

Posted: Feb 14, 2020 8:14 AM
Updated: Feb 14, 2020 12:30 PM

UPDATE 12:26 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 - The Plumas County Sheriff's Office said Jacob Rice was spotted near Massack Rest area.

Deputies said they are continuing to search for Rice, along with the assistance from Quincy CHP.


PLUMAS COUNTY, Calif. - Plumas County Deputies are on the hunt for a wanted man, they said he is armed and dangerous.

Deputies said Jacob Lee Rice has a warrant out of Butte County. 

Butte County District Attorney, Mike Ramsey said the warrant is for walking away from sheriff's work alternative program. Rice was previously arrested for felony grand theft.

Plumas County deputies said he ran away from them when they were conducting a traffic stop. It happened just after 7 p.m. Thursday on Highway 70 just east of Chandler Road near Quincy.

Deputies said he was last seen running south of the area down a driveway.

Rice has brown hair and brown eyes and is at least 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Deputies were searching the area but weren't able to find him. If you know anything call the Plumas County Sheriff's Office at 530-283-6300.

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