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Shots heard near West Fifth Avenue, Hartford Drive

Shots heard near West Fifth Avenue, Hartford Drive

December 14, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Found bike, 9:13 a.m., Hegan LaneReporting party said he was found a men’s yellow bike.Call type: Shots seen, 2:21 p.m., Forest StreetReporting person said he saw the subject was patrolled with a handgun on a bike path behind the address.Call type: Stolen bike, 8 p.m., East Sa...

Attempted robbery at Salvation Army

Attempted robbery at Salvation Army

December 14, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

A man attempted to rob the Salvation Army on Broadway Street on Dec. 3.Two Salvation Army Thrift Store employees were closing the store and leaving when they were confronted by a suspect inside the store.He was in possession of a knife and demanded money from the employees, according to a Chico Police Department...

Shooting at party leaves 1 injured

Shooting at party leaves 1 injured

December 13, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

A shooting occurred at North Cedar Street on Saturday night and left one man injured, according to a Chico Police Department press release. "I knew right away it was gunfire," said Chris Badger, senior civil engineering major and North Cedar resident. "I didn't see the shooter, but I heard about 20 s...

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


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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...

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