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Midnight car chase down East Avenue

Midnight car chase down East Avenue

Angelina Mendez

February 25, 2020

The Chico Police Department received a call to assist a Chico Highway Patrol officer that had conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the Highway 99 off ramp near East Avenue in Chico on Feb. 23rd, at approximately 11:42 p.m., according to the CPD news release. Once the CPD officer arrived at the scene, ...

Suspect in Whitney Hall burglary arrested

Suspect in Whitney Hall burglary arrested

Keyla De Los Santos

February 24, 2020

There was a residential burglary reported at Whitney Hall last Friday at approximately 11:13 p.m.  According to the information bulletin from the University Police Department, “an unknown male entered Whitney Hall and stole a MacBook Air laptop from a dorm room after finding its door open a...

Mountain Mike’s Pizza robbed at gunpoint

Mountain Mike’s Pizza robbed at gunpoint

Angelina Mendez

February 21, 2020

On Feb. 9, the Chico Police Department received a report of a robbery at Mountain Mike’s Pizza located on 1105 West 5th Street, according to a news release by CPD. A white male suspect, dressed in a gray hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants and described as being approximately 45 years-old, was ar...

Student reports sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Student reports sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Angelina Mendez

February 20, 2020

Meriam Library contacted the University Police Department reporting a sexual harassment incident involving a female student and a male adult on Feb. 14 at approximately 10:30 a.m. The student reported to the police that while she was studying, the suspect was staring at her and touching his groin a...

Chico resident found dead at bus stop

Keyla De Los Santos

February 17, 2020

On Feb. 9, a 54-year-old Chico resident was found dead at the bus stop located near the Chico Cemetery on Mangrove Avenue.  According to the Chico Police Department’s press release, Chico Fire & Rescue received a phone call around 1 p.m. indicating a possible medical issue. When the...

K9 Odin discovers narcotics at traffic stop

K9 Odin discovers narcotics at traffic stop

Angelina Mendez

February 17, 2020

On Feb. 7, at approximately 9:56 p.m., a Chico Police Department Officer conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Mangrove Ave and Manzanita Court, according to a CPD news release.  The driver, who was identified as 48 year-old James Marshal, made contact with the officer who requested...

Man barricaded in 7-Eleven on Walnut Street

Man barricaded in 7-Eleven on Walnut Street

Keyla De Los Santos

February 3, 2020

A 52-year-old man barricaded himself in the 7-Eleven bathroom located on 308 Walnut St. for seven hours on Wednesday. At approximately 1:34 a.m., Chico Police received a call regarding a suspicious subject, now identified as Chico resident Dennis Bryant, barricading himself with an edged weapon in th...

Downtown Starbucks burglarized by man armed with taser

Downtown Starbucks burglarized by man armed with taser

Kimberly Morales

January 29, 2020

On Wednesday at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Starbucks at the intersection of Broadway and E 3rd St. in Downtown Chico reported to officers that a subject had shoplifted and then pulled a taser on an employee before escaping. The store noted that the subject had stolen a sandwich and when confronted...

Chico State warns students about Coronavirus in California

Angelina Mendez

January 29, 2020

On Sunday afternoon, around 2 p.m., the WellCat Health Center sent out a campus-wide email notifying the campus community about the two confirmed cases of the 2019-novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Southern California. The 2019-nCoV is a virus that first broke out in Wuhan City, China, and has similar ...

Man arrested after incident with Whitney Hall

Man arrested after incident with Whitney Hall

Angelina Mendez

January 28, 2020

On Sunday evening, at approximately 11:44 p.m., the Chico State University Police Department received a report from University Housing Resident Advisors describing a male subject standing on the sidewalk of Legion Avenue yelling towards the windows at Whitney Hall, said the news release by UPD. The...

K9 Odin detects narcotics in traffic stop

K9 Odin detects narcotics in traffic stop

Angelina Mendez

January 27, 2020

On Sunday evening, at approximately 10:20 p.m., a Chico Police Department officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle by the intersection of Pillsbury Road and Cohasset Road, said the CPD news release. The CPD officer requested a K9 unit to help with the traffic stop after making contact with the...

Battery and possession of firearm in front of Shurmer

Battery and possession of firearm in front of Shurmer

Grayson Edgemon

January 27, 2020

Three college-aged males were reported to the University Police Department for crimes of battery, possession of firearm and threatening use of said firearm on the sidewalk of Shurmer Gym Sunday at approximately 1:02 a.m. There were minor injuries resulting from a physical altercation. The gun was...

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