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Six arrested for allegedly looting in Camp Fire area

Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea has also confirmed an additional six fatalities from the Camp Fire, which brings the death toll to 48.

Six people were arrested on several Camp Fire-related charges Monday for crimes including looting, being in evacuation zones and being in possession of suspected stolen property, the Butte County Sheriff's Office said.

Case No. 1

Jason Burns, 48, of Chico and Michael Salisbury, 48, of Reno were arrested on charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm , possession of an assault weapon, possession of a machine gun (fully automatic weapon), possession of a controlled substance while armed, possession of a stolen vehicle, prohibited person in possession of ammunition, and entering into an evacuated area, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.

Case No. 2

Teddy King, 27, of Paradise and John Brown, 38, of Oroville were both arrested for possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia and booked into the Butte County Jail, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.

Case No. 3

Shayne Tinnel Jr., 22, of Magalia and Tracy Sizer, 42, of Magalia were both arrested and charged with vehicle theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, and looting, according to the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.


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