Theft of Motor Vehicle, Mail Theft, Burglary Tools, and Methamphetamine Arrest

Case# 21-000181


On 01/16/21 at approximately 3:24 PM, a Chico Police Officer observed a lifted 2016 Toyota Tundra vehicle parked near the intersection of Muir Avenue and the Union Pacific railroad tracks in the Chico area. The officer recognized the vehicle as having recently been reported as stolen. The officer detained the sole occupant, JOSEPH STORY (44). STORY was in possession of methamphetamine, burglary tools, and mail stolen from burglaries of residences and post offices in Butte and Yuba County.
STORY was arrested for Theft of a Motor Vehicle, Possession of Burglary Tools, Possession of Identification from 10 or More Victims with Intent to Defraud, and Possession of Methamphetamine.

Location: 1100 Block of Muir Avenue
Victim: Withheld
Suspect: Joseph Story (44)
Case #: 21-000181
Supervisor: Sgt. D. Gregory S8
Watch Commander: Lt. M. Rodden C6

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