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Chico State releases annual reports

Chico State releases annual reports

Suzy Leamon

October 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

Under the Clery Act, colleges are required to disclose information about crime that happened on and around its campuses as well as a fire safety report.The Annual Security Report contains information about campus policy, campus security and personal safety. Topics such as crime prevention, crime reporting...

Surveillance images of Umpqua Bank robbery released

Surveillance images of Umpqua Bank robbery released

Suzy Leamon

October 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

Surveillance images of the man suspected of robbing an Umpqua Bank branch on Sept. 30 were released by the Chico Police Department on Monday.The robbery took place between East Sixth and East Fifth avenues around 11:20 a.m., according to Chico police.The photo shows the man wearing a blue and black baseball cap, blue hoodie, blue jeans and dar...

Chico city council member proposes ghost riding ban

Chico city council member proposes ghost riding ban

Suzy Leamon

September 26, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

Council member Randall Stone has proposed a plan to ban ghost riding in Chico.Ghost riding is when someone is riding a bicycle while also steering another next to them.The city ban would make it easier for police to stop someone who is ghost riding and have them verify ownership of the bicycle.In Ca...

University police hosts first “Cookies with the Cops,” makes campus safety priority

Suzy Leamon

September 23, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime

John Feeney, Chief of university police, hosted the first "Cookies with the Cops" meeting at Sutter Hall, Tuesday at 7 p.m.Chief Feeney, Sgt. Brian Farrell and Officer Marc Reed, spoke to 22 students about what University Police hopes to achieve for Chico State this year.Among topics discussed were self-policing, the transient population, bike theft...

Chico State maintains sense of security

Chico State maintains sense of security

Suzy Leamon

August 30, 2015


Filed under Crime, News

A numb feeling crept throughout Mckenna Mays' body as she looked behind her and saw the man walking at a faster pace. She was near the Wildcat Recreation Center when she noticed the blue light, so she ran to the emergency phone."I'll press it," she screamed at the man, "I'll press it if you don't leave me alone!"The sophomore c...

Faking It: Students with fake IDs

Faking It: Students with fake IDs

Suzy Leamon

August 24, 2015


Filed under Crime, News

Fake IDs are one of the most common ways underage college students score their booze. About 32% of college students have fake IDs to help them gain access to alcohol and bars, according to a study done by PMC, Most students may not be fully aware of the consequences when getting caught with a fake ID. If police are in...

Student reportedly sexually assaulted on campus

Brianne Mcevoy

May 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A female Chico State student reported being sexually assaulted early Sunday morning according to a press release. The victim was near the intersection of College Drive and the Stadium Lot at 2:10 a.m., when a man she did not recognize raped her. Police said the victim saw her attacker run south...

Chico State appoints interim University Police chief

Chico State appoints interim University Police chief

Dylan Dewit

May 5, 2015


Filed under Administration, Crime, News

Bruce Hagerty, retired Chico police chief, has been appointed interim Chico State University Police chief, according to a press release from Lori Hoffman, the vice president of business and finance. Hagerty served six years a chief of police in Chico and currently serves on the University Advis...

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Community marches in solidarity for sexual violence awareness

Dylan Dewit

April 24, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Multimedia, News, Photo Galleries

[metaslider id=46474] Photos by Trevor Ryan The Gender Sexuality & Equity Center ended their Take Back the Night week of events with a candle-lit march and vigil to show solidarity with survivors, and give bystanders the courage to speak out against sexual assault and violence. “We want sur...

UPD arrests four suspects for stabbing an assault on Ivy

UPD arrests four suspects for stabbing an assault on Ivy

Dylan Dewit

April 22, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico State University Police arrested four suspects for the assault of Rajpal Singh, a Chico State student and Josimar Arroyo, according to a Chico Police Department press release. Singh and Arroyo were attacked around midnight on the corner of Fourth and Ivy Streets on Sunday. Witnesses say that the suspects deman...

Video of Chico police clubbing man during arrest goes national

Video of Chico police clubbing man during arrest goes national

Dylan Dewit

April 21, 2015


Filed under Crime, News

  Chico recently found itself in the national spotlight after a video showing police officers clubbing a DUI suspect with a baton was posted last week on the celebrity website TMZ. Sean Patrick Reardon was arrested on Feb. 18 following a hit-and-run attempt after crashing his vehicle in...

Student brings sword and dagger to school

Student brings sword and dagger to school

Courtney Weaver

April 16, 2015


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Found Child Wednesday, 11:56 a.m., Esplanade "An employee found a two-year-old in front of a store and brought it inside. The employee stated that the grandmother lives behind the store and has a drug and alcohol problem. The child was returned to its grandmo...

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