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Police chase vehicle through northern Chico, fights and thefts abound

Police chase vehicle through northern Chico, fights and thefts abound

University Police

Call Type: Vandalism

Tuesday 11:58 a.m., Parking Structure 1

Reporting party stated their tire had been slashed. When officers arrived they discovered that the reporting party had a flat tire and was advised to call road assistance.

Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance

Wednesday 9:11 a.m., Butte Hall

Reporting party states she received a package in the mail from an anonymous individual. The package reportedly contained miscellaneous items and a letter with racial slurs.

Call Type: Narcotics Violation

Thursday 11:05 a.m., Physical Science Building

Subjects were reportedly smoking marijuana on the east side of the building under the eaves. When officers arrived on scene there were multiple subjects but no smoking in progress. Subjects denied smoking.

Call Type: Theft

Thursday 3:39 a.m., Arts and Humanities

Two microphones were stolen and a bong was left behind.

Call Type: Elevator Malfunction

Saturday 3:15 a.m., Whitney Hall

Elevator #2 became stuck on the 8th floor trapping one female subject inside.

Chico Police

Call Type: Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Monday 3:40 p.m., 700 East Avenue

Reporting party stated there were two subjects driving around flipping him off. Further information revealed the driver of the vehicle had backed into the vehicle of the reporting party. When officers arrived the suspect vehicle fled down East Ave. and onto Connors Ave. When officers attempted to stop the suspect vehicle the driver took off. A short pursuit ensued down Connors Ave., onto East Ave., and onto the 99 freeway. The suspect vehicle then exited onto Eaton Rd. before turning onto Hicks Lane and into a mobile home park where police successfully stopped the vehicle and detained the driver.

Call Type: Fight

Wednesday 4:36 p.m., 2500 Esplanade

Police received reports of a fight inside a business. Two female subjects were reportedly beating up another female subject before leaving the area.

Call Type: Robbery

Wednesday 4:48 p.m., 100 Silver Dollar Way

Reporting party stopped to help suspect with a sign at Torres Shelter. When the reporting party stopped, a second suspect entered the rear of the vehicle and told him to drive to the Foodmaxx parking lot. The suspect then stole the reporting party’s wallet and vehicle.

Call Type: Traffic Hazard

Thursday 1:58 p.m., Bruce Road/Highway 32

Heavy flooding occurred between Lakewest Drive and California Park requiring a partial closure of the road. Concerns were also raised about the high level of the nearby lake.

Call Type: Brandishing

Friday 6:06 p.m., 2400 Notre Dame Boulevard

A delivery driver was delivering his shipment at Starbucks. A vehicle was reportedly in the parking lot using the WIFI. The delivery driver attempted to contact the driver of the vehicle to let him know he was delivering and offer him a chance to move his vehicle so he wouldn’t be blocked in. The driver of the vehicle reportedly pulled a gun on the delivery driver who then backed away, left, and came back to complete his delivery later that night.

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