The Orion

Student, former campus employee found guilty of sexual battery

Mugshot of Martin Morales. Image from Chico Police.

Ricardo Tovar and Melissa Herrera

December 9, 2019

After three months of moving up hearing dates, former Chico State student Martin Morales had his primary hearing on Oct. 24. His right to trial by jury was waived, as well as the privilege against compulsory self-incrimination and right to confront and cross-examine witnesses.Morales, 22, is a former ...

Student attacked outside Holt Hall

Holt Station. Photo credit: Mozes Zarate

Enrique Raymundo

January 31, 2014

A Chico State student was sexually assaulted on campus late Thursday night, according to a University Police statement.The female student was walking near Holt Station when she heard a man call her first name. When she spoke to the man, he identified himself, and the student thought him to be a person who she knew from an online chat room.The man then forcefully gr...

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