On 7/16/23 at approximately 8:25 p.m., Officers responded to a reported robbery at a business in the 1000 Block of Nord Ave. Officers learned that a male suspect committed a shoplift at the business and threatened a clerk with a weapon during the incident. Officers responded to the scene but were unable to locate the suspect after an area check.
On 7/17/23 at 6:45 p.m., a second robbery was reported at the same business. The suspect in this incident again brandished a weapon and threatened a clerk during a shoplifting attempt. Officers arrived minutes after the crime was reported, but after an extensive area check, the suspect was not located.
On 7/17/23 at approximately 11:29 p.m., a CPD Patrol Officer located a suspect matching the description of the robbery suspect in the 1100 Block of Nord Ave. Gerald Deerman, AKA Bailey, was positively identified as the suspect in both robberies. He was subsequently arrested and booked for two counts of Armed Robbery (211 PC) and transported to the Butte County Jail for booking.
Location: Business in the 1000 block of Nord Ave.
Suspects: Gerald Deerman AKA Bailey (DOB: 11/10/95)
Supervisor: Sergeant David Bailey
Watch Commander: Lt. Ben Love