Armed Felon Arrested

Case# 22-001361


On March 6, 2022, at about 4:30 a.m., a Chico Police Officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Flying V Street for a reported subject prowling in the area. The Officer located a subject matching the description in the parking lot of a nearby business. The subject was identified as Geffory LaFranchi. Officers contacted LaFranchi and during their investigation located a loaded firearm where LaFranchi was attempting to hide from Officers.

A records check indicated LaFranchi was currently on Parole for prior weapons possession. Further investigation revealed LaFranchi is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a firearm and ammunition.

LaFranchi was arrested for violations of sections 29800(a)(1) PC-Felon in Possession of a Firearm, 30305(a)(1) PC-Felon in Possession of Ammunition, and 3056 PC, violation of parole. LaFranchi was booked into the Butte County Jail.

Case Number: 22-001361 Location:700 Flying V Street, Chico, CA Victim: State of California Suspect: Geffory LaFranchi Supervisor: Sergeant Peter Durfee Watch Commander: Lieutenant Omar Peña


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