Violent threat over bad-tasting doughnuts

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April 29-May 3

Chico Police:

Tuesday, 7:17 a.m.: Subject disturbance at Arco gas station on West Ninth Street. “Subject inside causing a disturbance, threatening to beat reporting party. Subject upset because the doughnuts didn’t taste good. Subject went outside and moved along, upset over being sold very old pastry.”

Tuesday, 3:16 p.m.: Prowler reported at Lassen View Apartments on East Lassen Avenue. “Reporting party says a male subject is in bushes outside her window looking into her bedroom. Reporting party no longer sees the subject, officer checked area. Complex is clear.”

Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.: Subject disturbance at Safeway on Mangrove Avenue. “Reporting party states subject is ‘tweaking’ and is going to hurt someone. Reporting party states his buddies are still back there and he couldn’t stay on phone and provide any further details.”

Wednesday, 8:44 a.m.: Subject disturbance at Hooker Oak Elementary School on Arbutus Avenue. “Reporting party says he was sitting in his car when a black male adult who identified himself as ‘Bamba’ approached the window of his car and said ‘What? Do you have a problem?’ Reporting party feels threatened. Contacted subject, he thought reporting party seemed to have an issue so he asked.”

Wednesday, 4:11 p.m.: Shots heard on West Eighth Avenue. “About 10 shots heard, nothing further heard. Gunshots sounded like they were traveling west. Additional reporting party heard shots as well. Nothing showing so far, witnesses unsure of destination.”

Wednesday, 4:37 p.m.: Suspicious subject on East 18th Street. “Reporting party advising saw a male subject wandering around, writing on telephone poles with an ink pen. Waving arms around and walking into yards. Reporting party last saw subject in the alley walking towards Hemlock.”

Friday, 7:02 p.m.: Found child at Cedar Village Apartments on West Fourth Avenue. “Five and 6 year old children were outside looking for their mother, this is an ongoing problem. Reporting party told the kids to go back inside their own apartment and wait for their mother there. Reporting party refusing to provide and of her information in fear of what the mother would do if she found out her kids have been alone for the last 2 hours. Children connected with parents. Parents admonished and children returned to them.”

Friday, 4:25 p.m.: Parole hold at 20th Street Park on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway. “Male subject was exposing himself to people. Urinated and turned to reporting party’s children and said ‘hey kids look at this.’ Requesting contact to parole.”

Friday, 6:38 a.m.: Tree limb down on Lorinda Lane. “Tree limb down across the roadway completely blocking passage. DPW has been advised.”

Saturday, 7:12 a.m.: Commercial burglary at Tile City on Morrow Lane. “Sometime during the night an entry was made into the building and property is missing. There is a light on in the room, unknown if someone is still in the building. Officers at building and moved along transients who were uninvolved with the incident.”

Saturday, 11:12 a.m.: Shoplift from Wal-Mart on Forest Avenue. “Suspicious female fled the store with several items in gray tote bag. Suspect last seen towards Shell station. Officer unable to locate subject.”

Saturday, 6:03 p.m.: Suspicious subject at CVS on East Avenue. “Black male adult sitting on a bench with a 6-inch-dagger using it to scratch lottery tickets. Reporting party felt suspect was suspicious, subject made her very uncomfortable. Subject moved along.”

University Police:

Tuesday, 8:03 a.m.: Petty theft at Valero towards campus. “White male adult subject took clerk’s personal keys and keys to business. Subject is on a bike carrying 2 small bike tires. Be on the lookout issued.”

Tuesday, 3:59 p.m.: Suspicious subject at O’Connell Hall. “Bike left locked overnight yesterday, unknown subject attempted to steal it but couldn’t due to the basket in the way. Reporting party was advised to park it elsewhere and not to leave it overnight.”

Tuesday, 7:35 p.m.: Petty theft at Whitney Hall. “University Police Department walk-in reported cell phone theft. Left phone on picnic table, returned unable to locate the phone.”

Wednesday, 12:56 p.m.: Obscene phone call reported at Student Health Center. “Derogatory voicemails received from student. Sergeant called subject and left a message.”

Wednesday, 3:46 p.m.: Petty theft at Student Services Center bike racks. “Theft of men’s, 18 speed Giant bicycle. Reporting party parked bike this morning.”

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.: Elevator malfunction in Holt Hall. “Reporting party responding to check if his key works on elevator. Elevator is not working at this time, reporting party will contact mechanic.”

Thursday, 3:05 p.m.: Fire incident near bike path. “Contacted by Chico Police Department, fire department en route to unknown fire possibly in area of bike path. Advising fire near homeless camo near bridge/ train tracks on west side. Vegetation fire, fire department on scene.”

Thursday, 4:23 p.m.: Assist other agency in front of Banshee. “Reporting party states he was in his vehicle and 2 Hispanic male adults in a Chevy pulled him from his vehicle and assaulted him. Reporting party has facial injuries, Chico Police advised, medics responded. Victim refused medical attention.”

Thursday, 8:27 p.m.: Property lost in Physical Science Building. “Reporting party advising she believes she left her tablet and calculator in classroom, unable to locate items in classroom.”

Friday, 12:30 p.m.: Suspicious circumstances at Glenn Hall. “Group of 15 people outside entrance door smoking tobacco, occurs weekly Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Handled by officer.”

Friday, 1:54 p.m.: Assist other agency on Orange Street. “Assist Chico Police Department with male subject swinging chain in the air and threatening passersby. Officer with CPD and subject.”

Friday, 5:09 p.m.: Non-injury property damage. “Campus bus rear-ended by motorcycle, bus empty. Suspected driver not injured. Motorcycle ran into bumper of the bus.”

Saturday, 3:38 p.m.: Suspicious circumstances at Plumas Hall. “White male adult subject sitting under tree, may be sleeping or in need of assistance. Officer out with subject. He had been drinking. Moved along.”

Saturday, 3:47 p.m.: Suspicious subject at Bell Memorial Hall. “White male adult subject, possible transient annoying festival. Subject went in to Merriam Library. Officer out with subject, denied causing any disturbance. Counseled and moved along.”