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Butte County Goes High-Tech for Search Warrants

Butte County has entered the digital age when it comes to fighting crime. For the first time last week, local authorities used an electronic signature to secure a search warrant in an Oroville stabbing incident. District Attorney Mike Ramsey says the process sometimes saves police hours on a case.  He says the Legislature had to pass a special law to get this process going. He says Butte County is the first county in the state to use this new encrypted format for a faster process.


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