Calif. police find mountain lion while hunting fugitive
By Roger H. Aylworth
CHICO, Calif. — Police work often involves danger, but when Chico officers were hunting an alleged attempted murderer Wednesday night they faced an unusual hazard a mountain lion.
Chico police Sgt. Rob Merrifield said the encounter came while officers were looking for Lance Earl Rose, who is accused of trying to stab his stepmother to death.