UPDATE: On Friday, April 14, 2017, Shawn Cahill, age 42, was arrested by Pismo Beach Police in San Luis Obispo County after a vehicle pursuit. He is in custody in the San Luis Obispo County Jail and is charged with felony evading, reckless driving, and driving on a suspended license. Cahill will be brought back to Butte County to face charges in connection to the domestic violence incident which occurred on April 12, 2017 with the  Butte County Sheriff’s Office dispatch receiving a call from the California Highway Patrol, requesting a cover officer with emergency response.

Deputies responded and learned a CHP officer found a female being dragged by the hair in the front yard of a residence in the area of 18th Street and Biggs Avenue in Oroville.  A CHP officer secured the victim and medical was called to respond.

Victim told Deputies that she had been beaten with a knife, held captive, and had her life threatened.  Victim was able to climb out of a window to escape but her boyfriend, 42-year-old, Shawn Cahill, chased her.  He was in the process of trying to drag her back to the house when a CHP officer was driving by.  Cahill fled the scene and Victim was rescued by the CHP officer.