Chico Police Arrest Suspected Drug Dealer
Case # 23-001310
On March 2, 2023, at approximately 5:20 p.m., a Chico Police Officer came in contact with 31-year-old Ian Broughton in the 2100 block of Pillsbury Rd. Broughton, who is on searchable probation and who also had several felony warrants for his arrest, was detained by officers. A search of Broughton and the vehicle Broughton was driving yielded a large quantity of Fentanyl and tar Heroin. In addition, Broughton was in possession of a digital scale commonly used to weigh out controlled substances, a large quantity of cash, and packaging commonly used to package controlled substances for sale.
Broughton was arrested and booked into the Butte County Jail for possession of a controlled substance for sale, a probation violation, and outstanding felony warrants.
- 1.5 ounces of Fentanyl
- 2.5 ounces of Heroin
- 2 grams of Methamphetamine
Location: 2100 block of Pillsbury Rd.
Suspect: Ian Broughton, 31 years old
Supervisor: Mark Bass, Sergeant
Lieutenant: Jeff Durkin
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