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    Housekeeping finds a loaded gun in bed at Oxford Suites

    Illustration by Liz Coffee.

    Chico Police Department

    Tuesday, 1:01 p.m.: Disturbance on Oleander Avenue. “Subject at front entrance of courthouse on the southwest side. Same subject as yesterday. Subject has a fox mask on and signs with obscene wording directed to a judge. School is in session and there are multiple students in the field area who have direct view of the courthouse and the subject’s activity in front of it.”

    Tuesday, 4:37 p.m.: Assault with a deadly weapon on Madrona Avenue. “Male driver shot firework at another driver. The other driver was not injured. Male driver was upset because he was unable to pass reporting party on Vallombrosa. Subject yelled death threats before shooting a firework.”

    Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.: Threats at Casino 99 on East 20th Street. “Customer came into reporting party’s work and threatened to kill him. Suspect said three to four times that he was going to kill reporting party because reporting party called him a cheater after continuing to break the rules at a poker table.”

    Tuesday, 7:45 p.m.: Family dispute at Bidwell Oaks Apartments on Salem Street. “Reporting party’s son is being violent. He has been watching porn on her computer. Reporting party told him to get off the computer and went to shut it off and her son twisted arm and started yelling for reporting party to stop hitting him.”

    Wednesday, 12:55 p.m.: Unfounded stolen vehicle on Nord Avenue. “Reporting party was at a party last night. States his keys were in his pocket and he slept at the location last night. His keys were removed from his pocket and the vehicle is now missing. Suspect’s girlfriend told reporting party that he had the keys. She told him he left around 8:00 a.m. that morning.”

    Wednesday, 8:39 p.m.: Suspicious subject on Moyer Avenue. “Male subject walking down street with a large stick. Subject is acting mentally unstable or under the influence. He is crouching down, poking at things with the stick and looking into vehicles.”

    Thursday, 11:08 a.m.: Vehicle tampering at the Trechter apartments on West Fifth Avenue. “Boulder thrown through driver’s side window.”

    Thusday, 12:01 p.m.: Found property at the Oxford Suites on Business Lane. “Housekeeping found a loaded firearm in the bed. Guest checked out earlier that day. They have tried calling customer, no answer and left a message. Firearm is in safe behind the front desk, unloaded now.”

    Thursday, 12:58 p.m.: Suspicious subject on East Eighth Street. “Subject holding sign that states Mike Ramsey killed…?? A woman…?? Subject is holding a pink sign that says: ‘Mike Ramsey kill a woman’…”

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