Effective 6/19/2020, the following services are now being made available for "in person" contact at the Sheriff's Office:

  • All civil processes, except evictions and real property levies.
  • Report requests for the public are available via phone or at the records counter.
  • All CCW- initials requests, renewals and modifications will be online through Permitium, available on the Sheriff's Webpage.
    • CCW applicants will be contacted to schedule "in person" appointments.
    • Renewals/modifications will be processed and contacted with a time to pick up CCW.
  • Vehicle release requests will be handled at the records counter, as needed.
  • Registrants- these will be handled by "walk in" or by phone interview.
  • Live scan services are available to the public by appointment only. Services will be scheduled in one hour time slots to allow for proper cleaning procedures. Appointments to the general public are available on Tuesdays from 8-11AM and on Thursdays 1-4PM
  • In Person visiting is suspended once again at the Sutter County Jail in compliance with recommendations from the Board of State and Community Corrections. The public will be updated of additional changes as information becomes available.

Homicide Investigation

Monday, April 4, 2011 9:00 AM

For Immediate Release:

On Sunday, April 3, 2011, at approximately 5:38 P.M., Sutter County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call of an unresponsive male in the 9300 block of North Butte Road in Live Oak. Live Oak Fire Department responded and upon their arrival they located a male adult who had sustained a gunshot wound.

The victim is identified as Marvin Leon Hammons, 64 years of age from Live Oak.

California Department of Justice Criminalists responded and conducted the forensic examination of the crime scene while Sutter County Detectives initiated their investigation which is currently being investigated as a homicide.

An autopsy is scheduled for this afternoon.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. No arrests have been made in the case. They have not identified a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Sutter County Sheriff’s Department at (530) 822-7307 or “Leave a Tip” on the Sheriff’s website at www.suttersheriff.org.

Contact Person and Telephone Number:

Undersheriff Jeff Pierce
(530) 822-7307


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