On 2/26/22 at approximately 1034 hrs. CPD Dispatch received a report of a stolen vehicle from a business in the 600 block of Rio Lindo Ave. A little over an hour later, (1136 hrs.) CPD Officer Trey Reid spotted the stolen vehicle being driven in the area of E. Park Ave. and Fair St. Several officers converged on the location and conducted a high-risk traffic stop on the vehicle. The driver, Joseph Burke-Gilpin was subsequently arrested without incident and booked into the Butte County Jail.
During this investigation, Officers learned that Burke-Gilpin was also responsible for a second vehicle theft that occurred in the City of Chico on 2/18/22 at a local gas station. Burke-Gilpin was booked at the Butte County Jail for two counts of vehicle theft (10851 CVC).
Location: E. Park Ave / Fair St.
Date/Time: 2/26/22 / 1155 hrs.
Suspect: Joseph Burke-Gilpin (DOB:5-16-82)
Charges: 10851(a) CVC x 2 counts
Supervisor: Sgt. David Bailey
Watch Commander: Lt. Terry Tupper