Glenn County, CA - Advisory evacuations are in effect for the Chrome Fire in western Glenn County. Advisory evacuation warning area includes Stony Gorge east to the community of Elk Creek. This includes area of County Road 309 south to County Road 308 and east of Stony Gorge to 2 miles west of Stony Creek.
The Glenn County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the public that students are returning to school. Please drive with caution and obey all of the traffic laws around our schools due to an increase in foot traffic and vehicles in the area. Additional patrols will commence around schools to increase driver safety.
PEOPLE V. MATTIS, JEFFREY- On July 8, 2014 Defendant was convicted by jury trial of felony violations of 20 counts of Penal Code section 29800(a)(1), Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Penal Code section 30305(a)(1), Possession of Ammunition by a Felon, Penal Code section 496d(a), Possession of a Stolen Automobile, two Strike Priors, a Prior Prison commitments under Penal Code section 667.5(b), a misdemeanor violation of Health and Safety Code 11377(a), Possession of Methamphetamine, and misdemeanor violation of Penal Code section 21510(b), Carry Switch-Blade Knife. On September 24, 2014 Defendant was sentenced to 16 years 4 months in state prison. On July 5, 2017 the Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) notified the Glenn County District Attorney’s Office that a Proposition 57 Nonviolent Parole Release review was set within 30 days. Deputy District Attorney Neumann reviewed the facts of the instant case and criminal history of the Defendant and prepared an opposition to an early release. BPH has DENIED early release of Defendant and found he poses an unreasonable risk of violence to the community.
Glenn County Sheriff’s Office – Office of Emergency Services, in coordination with US Forest Service, has jointly reviewed and determined it is appropriate to lift all evacuation orders in western Glenn County associated with the August Complex Fires.