Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Dan Christian

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University Police

Call Type: Elevator Malfunction

Monday 3:06 p.m., Butte Hall

Reporting parties advised they were stuck in elevator #3 on 2nd floor and are now out.

Call Type: Elevator Malfunction

Tuesday 5:19 a.m., Butte Hall

Custodian advised elevator #3 was stuck on 2nd floor.

Call Type: Sex Crime

Tuesday 10:31 a.m., Unknown

Victim reported the crime Tuesday, though the it reportedly occurred the previous night in an unknown location. The victim was provided with resources but did not want to file a report.

Call Type: Sex Crime

Tuesday 12:59 p.m., Unknown

Though the victim is unsure as to the exact location it is believed that the crime occurred within city jurisdiction. The victim was provided with resources and will be in contact with the Chico Police Department.

Call Type: Elevator Malfunction

Tuesday 9:16 p.m., Holt Hall

Custodian advised that the elevator stopped working on 3rd floor with no one inside, and has placed an out of service sign on elevator. Facilities Management & Services was notified and advise that they will handle further during next business day.


Chico Police

Call Type: Disturbance

Monday 2:09 a.m., 500 Nord Avenue

Subject was reportedly standing on the train tracks between West Sacramento and West 1st Street. Reporting party stated subject was holding up the Amtrak train while taking pictures. Subject fled in an unknown direction before police arrived.

Call Type: Assault

Tuesday 10:05 p.m., West 1st Avenue/North Cedar Street

Reporting party states his friend was on the bike path near West 1st Avenue and North Cedar Street when they were assaulted by three juveniles in black hoodies. One of the juveniles had a metal pipe and mentioned a gun though no gun was seen. Subjects were last seen on West 1st Avenue heading towards Warner Street. Victim received a minor head injury but declined medical attention.

Call Type: Suspicious Subject

Tuesday 1:45 p.m., 200 Flume Street

A naked man was reportedly running in the street near University Village Apartments. The reporting party said the man ran up to them acting strange and claiming he was God. The man then reportedly took his clothes off and ran away.

Call Type: Disturbance

Saturday 1:59 a.m., West 2nd Street/Salem Street

Male with no shirt was seen causing a disturbance. Subject was worked up from dancing too hard and was released without incident.

Call Type: Resist Arrest

Sunday 9:37 a.m., Hartford Drive/Amanda Way

A white Hyundai was reportedly driving up and down the street causing a disturbance. Additional reporting party advised the white Hyundai was trying to run people over as it approached Forest Avenue. As police attempted to catch up to the vehicle the driver lost control taking out a light pole and a signal box. When police approached the wrecked vehicle the driver was visibly intoxicated and still making an attempt to flee through means of the disabled vehicle. When police tried to apprehend the driver he began resisting arrest and making what seemed to be an attempt to commit “suicide by cop.” The driver was detained without incident and the white Hyundai was impounded.

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