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Valentine’s day car theft

Daniel Wright

February 15

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

On two separate incidents, University Police responded to property crimes concerning burgled and stolen vehicles, near campus. On Feb. 13, UPD responded to University Village where one car had been stolen just after midnight,...

Student charged for threatening Chico State staff member

Bianca Quilantan

February 14

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

A Chico State student pled not guilty to threatening a public officer at his arraignment Feb. 2. Ryan Shidyak, a 22-year-old public administration major, has been accused of threatening Sandy Parsons, the director of Student Judi...

Man lashes out after girlfriend arrested

Kayla Fitzgerald

January 26

Filed under Breaking News, Crime

A Chico police officer was assaulted after a man got upset over his girlfriend being arrested. At 10:15 a.m., an officer responded to a report of a disturbance at 431 Orange St. The officer found George Lynch and his girlfriend...

Report of sexual assault at campus residential facility

Jacqueline Morales

January 23

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime

University police responded to a sexual misconduct call after a student was sexually assaulted in a campus residential facility January 22."When someone says "no" or "stop", that means "STOP!" Sexual activity forced upon another w...

No retrial for former Paradise officer

Amber Martin

December 15

Filed under Community, Crime

Former Paradise Police Officer Patrick Feaster was sentenced on Dec. 9 to 180 days in Butte County Jail and has a 36 month probation period.He received probation because he has no prior criminal record. Feaster requested a new tri...

Students targeted for sex work

Kyla Linville

December 8

Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

“I was kidnapped and gang raped," said Kate Transchel, a human trafficking survivor and Chico State Russian history professor. "There are a lot of women on this campus that have had similar kinds of experiences. It's hidden...

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