The Orion

Get to know the Chico K9 Unit

K9 Odin poses next to his handler. Courtesy of a Chico police department news release.

Emily Neria, Staff Writer

March 18, 2020

You might see them sniffing around town or hear about them taking down perpetrators, but how much do you really know about the Chico Police Department K-9 Unit? The CPD is home to four K-9 Officers and it’s high time Chico State students got to know the city’s furry defenders.  At two years old, Odin is one...

K9 Odin discovers narcotics at traffic stop

48 year-old James Marshal and K9 Odin pictured along with items discovered in Marshal's vehicle. Courtesy of Chico PD.

Angelina Mendez

February 17, 2020

On Feb. 7, at approximately 9:56 p.m., a Chico Police Department Officer conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Mangrove Ave and Manzanita Court, according to a CPD news release.  The driver, who was identified as 48 year-old James Marshal, made contact with the officer who requested...

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