Man turned away from Torres Shelter, becomes violent


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University Police Department

Call Type: Welfare Check

Wednesday, 4:14 a.m. Legion Avenue

A female was walking home. She lost her friends, cell phone and didn’t know where she was coming from.

Call Type: Welfare Check

Wednesday 10:16 a.m. Physical Science building

A transient was in the stall of a woman’s restroom. There were clothes all over the floor and she was crying. A few hours later at 12:47 p.m., the woman was still in the bathroom.

Call Type: Suspicious Subject

Wednesday 11:25 a.m. Holt Station

Subject appears to be upset and crying, to the point of knocking over trashcans.

Chico Police Department

Call Type: Firearm in Public

Wednesday 10:44 a.m. Chico Community Observatory

The reporting party was driving by and saw a man walking through the parking lot with what looked to be a shotgun. Later discovered it was a pellet gun.

Call Type: Drunk in Public

Wednesday 2:30 p.m. Cedar Street

A woman was yelling at a man in a wheelchair. She was going through the property and taking off her clothes. The man wheeled away as the woman sat on the curb.

Call Type: Disturbance

Wednesday 10:37 p.m. Torres Community Shelter

A man was trying to check in late to the shelter and was turned away. He became upset and began throwing objects, flipping tables and attempted to break the windows at the shelter.

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