When someone under the age of eighteen is arrested in Colusa County, they are transported to and booked at the Colusa County Probation Department. After the initial booking process, the juvenile may be subsequently transported to the Tri-County Juvenile Rehabilitation Facility, located at 1023 14th St, Marysville, CA 95901 or, if appropriate, they may be released to a parent or guardian. If a juvenile is being transported to Tri-County Juvenile Rehabilitation Facility, a parent or guardian will be notified by the Probation Department. A Colusa County Juvenile Probation Officer can be contacted at (530) 458-0699 or (530) 458-0665.
Colusa County is unique in the way that all juvenile traffic issues are dealt with at the Colusa County Probation Department. If a person under the age of 18 receives a citation for a traffic violation, then the juvenile and their parent(s) are required to attend an intake meeting with the officer in charge of Juvenile Traffic. A letter will be sent to the residence which was originally listed on the citation, and will include a date and time to appear. At that time the outcome of the traffic violation will be determined.