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Police: Chico man arrested for possession of stolen firearm and molly

Chico Police arrested a man for possession of a stolen firearm and possession of molly.

Posted: May 26, 2021 5:10 PM

CHICO, Calif.- Chico Police Officers arrested a man for possession of a stolen firearm and possession of molly on May 26 at 8:26 a.m. 

A caller informed police that Richard Storks, 24, was under the influence of an unknown substance on the 700 Block of Ivy St. 

Storks was causing a disturbance inside a home and the caller said Storks was carrying a firearm the previous night.

Officers found a firearm inside a vehicle parked in the driveway of the home. The vehicle was registered under Storks' name. 

Police arrived and attempted to contact Storks. After 15 minutes the suspect exited the residence and was arrested peacefully. 

Storks was arrested for trespassing, possession of MDMA, and possession of stolen property and booked into Butte County Jail. 

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