K9 Odin Helps Take a Gun Off the Street

Case#: 20-000606


On 01-26-2020 at approximately 10:20 pm, a Chico Police Officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Pillsbury Road and Cohasset Road. The officer made contact with the driver, who was the sole occupant. During the stop, the officer requested a K9 unit to assist with the traffic stop. The driver was identified as Kyle Silva-Larva, age 21 of Chico.  

CPD K9 Officer Parsons responded to the scene with his partner, K9 Odin. K9 Odin is a dual purpose canine that is used for patrol and narcotics detection. During a scent search on the outside of the vehicle, K9 Odin detected the presence of narcotic odor within the vehicle. Officers then searched the interior of the vehicle and located the following items; 93 Oxycodone pills, 15 Hydrocodone pills, 325.09 gross grams of Marijuana, a digital scale as well as suspected narcotic packaging materials. A loaded 9mm handgun was also located in the vehicle during the search.

Silva-Larva was placed under arrest for Possession of Narcotics for Sale, Possessing a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, Transportation of Narcotics and Possession of a Loaded Firearm. He was ultimately transported to the Butte County Jail.   

Chico, CA – 

Location:  Cohasset Road and Pillsbury Road

Victim:  State of CA

Suspect:  Kyle Silva-Larva, Age 21, of Chico

Supervisor:  Sgt. Jeff Durkin

Commander: Cmdr. Mike Williams

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