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Man lets evacuee stay for the night, woke up to car missing

Man lets evacuee stay for the night, woke up to car missing
December 12, 2018

Chico Police Call Type: ThreatsMonday 6:21 p.m., 200 Vail DriveReporting party states ex-boyfriend made a threat was going to kill her. Subject confronted reporting party as she left Kmart the night before.Call...

Lost dog found, continued elevator malfunctions and even more bike theft

Lost dog found, continued elevator malfunctions and even more bike theft
October 3, 2018

University Police Call Type: Welfare Check Wednesday 8:35 a.m., Performing Arts Center A male subject was found laying on ground with bike nearby. Subject was able to care for himself and refused...

Bike theft continues to be a problem at Chico State

Whitney Hall is a common place for students to lock their bikes because of the number of students living in the dorms on campus.
April 30, 2018

Walking to class and seeing bikes tires and seats is a common occurrence for Chico State students. “(Bikes and parts are) easily disposed of,” said University Police Chief John Reid. “They’re...

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Concerned neighbor places citizen's arrest at gunpoint
April 21, 2018

Chico Police Call Type: Assault with Deadly Weapon Monday, 6:30 a.m., corner of Downing and 1st ave A man threw his bike at another man and was arrested. Call type: Burglary Monday, 2:16...

Naked drunk woman hides in bushes

Illustration by Miles Huffman Photo credit: Miles Huffman
October 4, 2015

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Drunk in Public, 3:31 a.m., Neal Dow AvenueA man called police about a naked female in his backyard. She left but returned and hid in nearby bushes.Call Type: Refusing...

Chico Police make arrest using bait bike program

Photo credit: Miles Huffman
October 1, 2015

The Chico Police Department’s bait bike program led to an arrest of a transient around Bidwell Park on Sept. 30. The transient arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft of a bicycle...

Chico city council member proposes ghost riding ban

City council member Randall Stone has proposed a ghost riding ban on campus in order to prevent bicycle theft. Photo credit: Suzy Leamon
September 26, 2015

Council member Randall Stone has proposed a plan to ban ghost riding in Chico.Ghost riding is when someone is riding a bicycle while also steering another next to them.The city ban would make it easier...

Hungry drunk threatens to break down doors

Photo credit: Miles Huffman
September 20, 2015

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Drunk in Public 2:09 a.m., West Ninth StreetA man claimed that employees at a local store refused to sell him alcohol and then threatened to hit him with a stick. Despite...

Bare-chested man detained on Ivy Street

Officer Dale Glander detains a man who is accused of stealing a Chico State student's bike. Officer Marc Reed moves the student's boyfriend away from the scene where a foot chase had just ended. Photo credit: Ernesto Rivera
April 14, 2014

University Police detained and handcuffed a shirtless man on the 200 block of Ivy Street. He was accused by a Chico State student of stealing her bike. Around 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jennifer Barker,...

News | The Rise in Bike Theft

October 2, 2013

Chico State continues to be a prime target for bike thieves this semester. About 30 bikes have been reported stolen to university police since the start of the fall semester, said Lt. Corinne Beck. You...

Bike thefts continue on campus

October 2, 2013

Chico State continues to be a prime target for bike thieves this semester. About 30 bikes have been reported stolen to university police since the start of the fall semester, said Lt. Corinne Beck. Thieves...

Mountain biking: Edging theft

Photo by The Orion
There has been a spike in bike thefts so far this year including expensive mountain bikes.
September 29, 2013

Mountain biking takes determination. Determination to make it through that tough trail. And sometimes, determination to sprint down the middle of the street after the thief of your beloved mountain...

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