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Beer cans thrown from parking structure

Beer cans thrown from parking structure

December 13, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious Subject, 8:23 p.m., Cherry StreetThree subjects throwing full cans of beer from the east side of the top floor of the parking structure.Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Open Container, 9:08a.m., Forest AvenueA subject was drinking alcohol from an open container at the bus stop in front of Walmart.Call Type: Shoplif...

Car stolen from casino parking lot

Car stolen from casino parking lot

December 7, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Stolen Vehicle, 9 a.m., East Lassen AvenueReporting person said his Honda was stolen at his apartment complex.Call type: Vandalism, 3:02 p.m., Springfield StreetTwo males and one female were tampering with an electrical box.Call type: Vehicle Burglary, 3:05 p.m., East 20th Stree...

Armed robber flees on bike

Armed robber flees on bike

December 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

A Chico man was robbed at gunpoint near Panama Avenue and The Esplanade on Nov. 29. Police received a call about a possible armed robbery and a victim who was bleeding from a laceration on his head, according to a Chico police press release.Justin Martinez informed police that a suspect approached him and tried to take his backpack before pulling out a ...

Woman held at gunpoint in her car by her boyfriend’s ex

Woman held at gunpoint in her car by her boyfriend’s ex

December 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Stolen Vehicle, 2:42 p.m., West Sacramento AvenueCaller left vehicle parked in Lot B near Esken Hall over break and it is now gone.Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Refusing to Leave, 7:09 a.m., Starbucks on Broadway StreetSubject was stealing condiments from the condiment bar and refused to leave.Call Type: Ass...

Woman finds front door open, purse missing

Woman finds front door open, purse missing

December 4, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Residential Burglary, 8:55 p.m., East 15th StreetA woman was in her back bedroom when she noticed her purse missing from her front table. Her dog was barking and the woman found her front door wide open.Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance, 7:23 p.m., East Lindo AvenueA tax...

Animal bites plague several people

Animal bites plague several people

December 3, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Subject, 5:44 a.m., Mangrove Avenue A man was acting crazy and refusing to leave a nearby diner. After finally getting him to leave the restaurant, he began kicking and screaming at the front door. Call Type: Animal Bite, 9:25 a.m., Fifth Street A ...

Man killed by Chico PD is identified

Man killed by Chico PD is identified

Carly Plemons

November 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

The Butte County Coroner's office has identified the man that was shot and killed by Chico police on Nov. 10 as Paradise resident, Eddie Gabriel Sanchez Jr., 34. After the Chico Police SWAT team surrounded the Pomona Avenue block to serve Sanchez a search warrant, Sanchez reportedly pulled out a gun, then was ...

Suspects found with guns face multiple charges

Suspects found with guns face multiple charges

November 9, 2015


Filed under Crime, News

Two men with loaded firearms, including a sawed-off shotgun, were arrested on Halloween after being were searched by California State University police officers in a parking lot across the street from campus. The arrests, which occurred around 11 p.m. in a university parking lot on Second Street, acros...

Man shot in head at Motel 6

Man shot in head at Motel 6

Carlos Islas

November 8, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Police Blotter

A man visiting Chico on business was shot in the head after four suspects entered his room on Saturday morning.He has since been treated and released from Enloe Medical Center. The incident occurred around 1:20 a.m. at the Motel 6 on Manzanita Court.According to the victim, he and a co-worker were in Chi...

Suspect breaks into home while resident sleeps

Suspect breaks into home while resident sleeps

Suzy Leamon

November 7, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

An unknown suspect broke into a house on Willowbrook Way at 1:38 p.m. on Sunday.The suspect attempted to take property from inside the home, unaware that someone was there.The resident was lying on his bed and heard noises coming from inside the house. He lifted his head and spotted the suspect who then...

Suspicious subject circles playground watching children

Suspicious subject circles playground watching children

Carlos Islas

November 7, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Suspicious subject Friday, 9:35 a.m., Vallombrosa AvenueMale inside the business was making employee nervous. Male was wandering around but didn't appear to be buying anything and looked like he was waiting for other customers to leave.Call type: Accident Friday, 12:5...

Student arrests over Halloween weekend ‘significantly decreased’

Gabriel Sandoval

November 4, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Fewer students were arrested this year over the Halloween weekend, even though more total arrests, citations and calls to dispatch were made, according to Chico Police. On Friday night alone, there were five calls for alcohol overdoses within one hour at mostly different addresses. Univers...

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