Subject Arrested with a Stolen Firearm

Case# 21-003136


On May 26, 2021 at 0826 hours, Chico Police Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Ivy Street for a report of a subject causing a disturbance inside a residence. The caller indicated a male subject, later identified as Richard Storks, was reported to be under the influence of an unknown substance. The caller also stated Storks had a firearm in his possession the previous evening. Officers were able to locate the firearm inside a vehicle parked in the driveway of the residence. The vehicle was registered to Storks. Officers attempted to contact Storks via a public address system located inside a marked police car. After approximately fifteen minutes Storks exited the residence and was taken into custody without incident. Officers later learned the firearm had previously been reported as stolen.

Storks was arrested for violations of sections 602 PC – Trespassing, 11377(a) H&S – Possession of MDMA, and 496 PC - Possession of Stolen Property. Storks was booked into the Butte County Jail.

Case Number: 21-003136
Location: 700 Block of Ivy Street, Chico, CA
Victim: n/a
Suspect: Richard Storks, age 24 (See attached photo)
Supervisor: P. Durfee, Officer in Charge
Watch Commander: M. Rodden, Lieutenant

Booking photo of male in white shirt


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