KPAY News

Chico Police Officers arrested 33-year-old Justin Cozakas and 33-year-old Monica Stanton Ruggiero both of Chico Wednesday for the murder of 41-year-old John Noonan of Oroville. They were also charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Ruggiero had an additional charge for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute/sale. The incident happened January 23rd when medics found Noonan suffering from gunshot wounds at the Motel 6 on Manzanita Court. According to Chico Police, Noonan was pronounced dead at the hospital.