Robert William Omler
An SCSO news release stated that the department was contacted on Feb. 4 about Robert William Omler
, a 36-year-old Butte County resident who had escaped from a hospital in Chico several months ago following a vehicle pursuit with Butte County deputies.
Omler is a registered gang member and is currently the leader of a white pride gang called the "Butte County Gangsters" or "BCG," the release stated.
is an affiliate of the Aryan Brotherhood, a white prison gang.
Investigators in Butte County and parole agents from the California Department of Corrections
and Rehabilitation had been looking for Omler
for the past several months and had obtained information that Omler
was hiding in the Yreka area with a friend.
Siskiyou County Sheriff's detectives conducted local surveillance on a known associate of Omler. The investigation determined that Omler had in fact been in the Yreka area and led the Siskiyou County detectives to Susanville, where on Feb. 5, Siskiyou County Sheriff's detectives and deputies from the Lassen County Sheriff's Office arrested an associate of Omler's for weapons violations.
Siskiyou County detectives obtained information that Robert Omler
was hiding in Reno, Nev. They contacted the Reno Field Office of the FBI
and the Reno Police Department
with the information. On Feb. 5, FBI agents and members of the Reno Police Department
Special Enforcement Team arrested Omler
in a Reno, Nev. hotel room.