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Sutter County Deputies Arrest Two Males for Attempted Grand Theft

Thursday, July 24, 2008 2:30 PM

For Immediate Release:

Sutter County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 9800 block of Garden Highway in Yuba City regarding suspicious circumstances. Deputies were advised that two (2) white males may be stealing diesel fuel from a field tank. Prior to the deputies arriving the suspect vehicle left the area. Deputies were given a description of the suspects and vehicle and were able to locate them at Highway 99 between Riego Road and Elverta Road.

Upon further investigation the two (2) suspects were identified as Charles Bryant Milburn, 28 years old of Sacramento and Michael John Charlton, 29 years old of Sacramento. Milburn was arrested and booked into the Sutter County jail on charges of attempted grand theft, trespassing, and on a warrant out of Contra Costa County. Charlton was arrested and booked into the Sutter County jail on charges of attempted grand theft, trespassing and a parole hold.

Four (4) – 55 gallon drums, a fuel pump along with other items were located in the suspect’s vehicle. The Sheriff’s Department is asking for assistance from the public in this case by asking if anyone who has seen a 2004 white Chevrolet pickup, with a rear paper plate, to call the Sheriff’s Department at (530) 822-7307. The Sheriff’s Department was able to successfully resolve this case due to the victim reporting the suspicious circumstances.

The Sutter County Sheriff’s Department is reminding citizens to report any suspicious activity to law enforcement.

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Captain Dave Samson
(530) 822-7307

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