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Police arrest armed suspect in Chico

Chico Police said they arrested a man Sunday who had a loaded gun and drugs on him.

Posted: Apr 12, 2021 9:02 AM

CHICO, Calif. – Police officers said they arrested a man caught with drugs and a loaded gun in Chico.

On Sunday, a Chico Police officer was on patrol in the area of Forest Ave. and E. 20th St. The officer conducted an enforcement stop of a passing motorist for a vehicle code infraction, police said.
The officer found methamphetamine and a loaded handgun on Dominic Lamont Wood, 33, according to Chico Police. The serial number on the gun had also been removed.

Wood is now charged for being armed with drugs along with several other possession charges, police said. Wood was booked into the Butte County Jail.

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