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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 ...

Woman breaks into resident’s backyard, claiming to live there

Woman breaks into resident’s backyard, claiming to live there

Tisha Cheney

March 16, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Littering/Urinating in Public Monday 8:24 a.m., Kendall Hall A man in sweatpants was caught urinating in front of the building. Call Type: Harassment Monday 3:06 p.m., Unknown address A man has been stalking victim through phone, social media an...

Trial set for two men charged in 2016 shooting

Trial set for two men charged in 2016 shooting

Josiah Nicholl

March 15, 2018


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

Butte County Superior Court Judge Robert Glusman declared Wednesday that the trial for two men charged in a neighborhood shooting has been set for August, according to the Butte County Courthouse. The two men, Justice Alleyne, 35, and Gregory Williams-Downey, 27, were charged with weapons violations and ...

Student threatens shooting at school, removed from campus

Student threatens shooting at school, removed from campus

Alejandra Fraga

March 12, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Suspicious Subject Tuesday 4:11 p.m., WREC Two males were looking into the windows of the building and waving a cross around, causing a disturbance to the students and staff. Call Type: Complaint Tuesday 3:55 p.m., Acker Gym Four skateboarders o...

Longtime Chico High School teacher pleads guilty to molesting charges

Longtime Chico High School teacher pleads guilty to molesting charges

Natalie Hanson

March 8, 2018


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

Halden "HB" Calvert, a former teacher at Chico High School, pled guilty to molesting a student last spring at a hearing Thursday.Calvert, 52, was arrested last fall after parents of the victim, a junior at the time, grew concerned that she was becoming suicidal and checked her diary and cell phone, ac...

Domestic abuser refused to leave victim’s home; arrest ended six-hour standoff

Domestic abuser refused to leave victim’s home; arrest ended six-hour standoff

Tisha Cheney

March 8, 2018


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

A man left a mental facility and barricaded himself in his ex-wife's house in a standoff with police Wednesday. According to a press release, the Chico Police Department received an emergency call at 11:42 a.m. from a medical facility that claimed a patient David Arkos, 41, had left after making threats...

Police identify and arrest shooter following lengthy investigation

Police identify and arrest shooter following lengthy investigation

Josiah Nicholl

March 7, 2018


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

A man police believe was connected to a vehicle shooting in Chico last month was arrested this week. Chico police stated that Draven Paul Brannon-Thompson, 21, was identified after an investigation into the cause of a shooting in February. The original shooting took place on Feb. 21 around 3:45 p.m....

Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

Tisha Cheney

March 6, 2018


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

According to Chico Police, a Chico High student spread threats that he was prepared to shoot up his school on Feb. 23.According to the incident report, students claimed the juvenile came to class stating "This is the day I'm going to shoot up the school." The juvenile was confronted by faculty, searched,...

Man arrested for fatal shooting in Oroville

Man arrested for fatal shooting in Oroville

Josiah Nicholl

March 5, 2018


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

A man was caught and taken into custody Sunday for fatally shooting another man in Oroville this weekend.Oroville police first responded when they were dispatched to the Oroville Hospital at 2:45 a.m. Sunday after a call about a patient who had a gunshot wound to the head.The person who brought the patien...

Students to march for gun law reform, protest campus shootings

Students to march for gun law reform, protest campus shootings

Natalie Hanson

March 5, 2018


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

In response to the recent mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, a march in downtown Chico has been planned for next week on March 14. Students from Chico High School, Inspire School of Arts & Sciences, and Chico State plan to walk out of their classrooms and march from their campuses...

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