Man attempts to break into truck to charge cell phone


Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Chico Police Department

Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance

Monday 12:14 a.m., 00 Forest Creek Cir.

Two couples called the police on each other, claiming theft.

Call Type: Prowler

Monday 4:31 a.m., 2700 Monterey St.

A man reported someone was yelling at his front door after he had caught him trying to break into his truck to use a phone charger.

Call Type: Trespass

Tuesday 6:34 a.m., 1900 Magnolia Ave.

Male and female found squatting in vacant house with dog.

Call Type: Theft

Tuesday 1:20 p.m., 700 W 4th Ave.

A USPS package left on a porch was stolen.

Call Type: Traffic Hazard

Wednesday 8:47 a.m., E 16th St and Mulberry St.

2 transients with shopping carts were walking in the middle of the road, and not wanting cars to pass them.

Call Type: Shoplift

Wednesday 11:53 a.m., 100 W East Ave.

Two juveniles detained. Store did not want to pursue charges.

Call Type: Robbery

Thursday 1:36 a.m., 1000 W Sacramento Ave.

A subject stole two bottles of liquor and pepper sprayed two store employees who tried to stop him.

Call Type: Shoplift

Thursday 10:57 a.m., 300 East Ave.

A female dressed all in black stole a bag of candy. Reporting person stated this is the second time she has done this.

University Police

Call Type: Skateboard Complaint

Monday 5:16 p.m., Gateway Science Museum

A subject on a bike or skateboard was seen jumping a wall.

Call Type: Area Check

Monday 7:49 p.m., Wildcat Recreation Center

Area checks out fine.

Call Type: Graffiti

Tuesday 9:28 a.m., Kendall Hall.

A graffiti swastika was reported seen between Kendall and Trinity Halls.

Call Type: Animal Call

Tuesday 2:16 p.m., W 2nd and Normal Ave.

A loose dog was caught before it broke free and ran to the creek.

Transient Call

Wednesday 7:49 a.m., Deen House on W 3rd. St.

Groundskeeper found person camping on the porch.

Call Type: Suspicious Activity

Wednesday 3:08 p.m., Alpha Phi 2 on W 4th St.

Male wearing surgical mask seen digging around in duffle bag outside of residence.

Call Type: Narcotics Violation

Thursday 2:00 p.m., Northside of Physical Sciences building

Eight to ten subjects moved along after smoking marijuana against the building.

Call Type: Suspicious Subject

Thursday 1:32 p.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton building

A couple appeared to be having sex under a blanket and were moved along.