Chico, CA – On 3/20/20, at 9:43 p.m., Chico Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Cameo Drive and Coral Circle in north Chico regarding a male and a female in a domestic dispute. Officers arrived and located the couple, determined to be Aaron Chatham and a female girlfriend. Chatham was observed to be in possession of OC spray (pepper spray) and an illegal knife and was detained. He was found to be a prior felon which prohibits his possession of pepper spray. A search also revealed Chatham possessed brass knuckles, more than four ounces of Methamphetamine and a significant amount of cash.
Aaron Chatham was arrested on suspicion of possession of
Methamphetamine for sales, possession of illegal weapons (brass
knuckes, OC spray and a switchblade knife) and possession of
burglary tools. The domestic dispute was determined to have been
verbal only. The female was released from the scene. Chatham was
booked at the Butte County Jail in Oroville for the described
offenses and is being held on $51,000 bond.
Location: Cameo Drive, north Chico
Date/Time: 3/20/20 2143 hours
Victim: State of California
Suspect:Aaron Chatham; 32 years old from Chico (see attached photograph)
Supervisor:T. Tupper S11
Watch Commander: M. Williams C9