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Bomb squad called after routine DUI reported

Bomb squad called after routine DUI reported

Josh Cozine

March 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

Erratic driving was reported by CALFire personnel Thursday night, prompting California Highway Patrol to respond, and ultimately, the bomb squad.The call “was placed around 6:30 p.m.” said CHP Sergent Robert Boyer.According to Boyer, by the time CHP arrived, the reporting CALFire personne...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update March 30

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update March 30

Natalie Hanson

March 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Video

 The week's wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports in the Butte County area, from March 26-30. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached at [email protected] or @theorion_news on Twitter....

Man arrested following shooting incident

Man arrested following shooting incident

Josiah Nicholl

March 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

In the second shooting incident in Chico in two days, a man was arrested Thursday for shooting a victim multiple times.The Chico Police Department received multiple calls around 4:45 p.m about a shooting at the La Vista Verde Apartment complex. Within minutes, more calls were received about a reckles...

Man seriously injures homeless woman at Jesus Center

Man seriously injures homeless woman at Jesus Center

Josiah Nicholl

March 29, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

A homeless man was arrested Wednesday morning after he pushed a homeless woman off a balcony at the Jesus Center.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the initial report was that a woman had fallen. Police received a call around 3:50 a.m. requesting medical assistance at 1297 P...

DUI incidents increase as spring season begins

DUI incidents increase as spring season begins

Josh Cozine

March 29, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A string of drunk driving arrests was reported in Oroville this week, and police have called for awareness of the problem. Oroville’s California Highway Patrol Facebook page announced four different incidents of drunk driving in recent days, prompting a post Tuesday which read “What the heck is going on? Another suspected DUI arrest.” Officer Ry...

Armed felon with two outstanding warrants arrested in Oroville

Armed felon with two outstanding warrants arrested in Oroville

Josiah Nicholl

March 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A convicted felon was arrested during a welfare check on State Route 70, north of Palmero Road, Wednesday morning. California Highway Patrol in Oroville confirmed that the suspect, identified as 28-year-old Steven James Sturgill, was driving a sedan at at approximately 2:20 a.m. when he pulled onto...

Orland woman suspected of assaulting, threatening mother

Orland woman suspected of assaulting, threatening mother

Josiah Nicholl

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Police reported Monday they are currently searching for a woman suspected of assaulting her mother and burglarizing her home. In a release, the Orland Police Department reported that they were dispatched to an Orland home around 7 p.m. Friday, after Desirae Shoumounejad, 22, was reported for breaking...

Man stabbed in the back multiple times

Man stabbed in the back multiple times

Tisha Cheney

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Police Blotter, Showcase

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 10:10 a.m., Whitney Hall Dormitory Someone broke the window of a vehicle. Call Type: Suspicious Subject Monday 10:43 a.m., Performing Arts Center A suspicious man with no shoes roaming the building turns out to be a former student...

Suspect in domestic violence stabbing currently at large

Suspect in domestic violence stabbing currently at large

Natalie Hanson

March 23, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Uncategorized

Police are searching for a man who stabbed his wife and fled his Chico residence Wednesday. A stabbing was reported in a residence on Ebano Way around 4:58 p.m. to the Chico Police Department, according to a release. A 31-year-old female resident was found at the scene when officers reached h...

K-9 unit deployed in apprehension of wanted person

K-9 unit deployed in apprehension of wanted person

Josh Cozine

March 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico Police spotted and pursued a suspect with two felony warrants for arrest Wednesday night, with the use of a K-9 unit. Joshua Boles was wanted for felony level crimes of resisting arrest and possessing a firearm as a felon. In addition, Chico Police stated in a press release that they have an...

Fewer arrests made during St. Patrick’s Day weekend, police say

Fewer arrests made during St. Patrick’s Day weekend, police say

Natalie Hanson

March 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

Chico police reported fewer arrests overall, during the holiday celebration of St. Patrick's Day this past weekend, in comparison to previous years.According to a release from the Chico Police Department, a reduction in crime was seen over this past holiday weekend, resulting in 27 arrests, 10 of whi...

Memorial celebrates life of Desmond Phillips

Memorial celebrates life of Desmond Phillips

Josh Cozine

March 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

One year after the death of a local Chico man, Desmond Phillips, family, friends and community members gathered to celebrate his life. Those gathered also remembered the incident leading to his death, and vocalized their continued efforts to increase police accountability.Desmond Phillips was 25 at the time ...

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