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Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Josiah Nicholl

February 24, 2018


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Chico Police: Call type: Narcotics Monday 1:34 p.m., 100 Wall St. A man was arrested for felony probation violation, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. Call type: Domestic Monday 3:55 p.m., 2700 Cactus Ave. A man was arrested fo...

Back to back violent crimes in Chico this week

Back to back violent crimes in Chico this week

Alejandra Fraga

February 22, 2018


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Multiple violent crimes were reported in Chico in the span of four days. Alejandra Fraga can be reached at [email protected] or @alifragster on Twitter.      ...

Business owners and police department team up to combat shoplifting

Business owners and police department team up to combat shoplifting

Josiah Nicholl

February 21, 2018


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The Chico Police Department, the Downtown Chico Business Association and the Chamber of Commerce announced a "Retail Watch" program Tuesday. According to a release, the program will consist of monthly meetings between business owners and the Chico Police Department to discuss and combat the increase in...

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Josiah Nicholl

February 20, 2018


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Police found evidence of a home shooting after receiving reports of shots being fired Sunday.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the first call was made at approximately 3:24 a.m to the area of Terrace Drive and East 1st Avenue. After a citizen called about hearing multiple gunshots, offic...

Police conducting manhunt for suspects in assault, stabbing incident

Police conducting manhunt for suspects in assault, stabbing incident

Natalie Hanson

February 20, 2018


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Two suspects are at large after a man was found stabbed and bleeding in North Chico Monday night. The third stabbing reported in Chico since Friday, the incident was reported on the 600 block of Manzanita and Ellene Avenue at 10:33 p.m. The victim, a 62-year-old man, had been stabbed several times and...

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Josiah Nicholl

February 19, 2018


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A DUI suspect, identified as Drew Thomas-Del Grande, was taken into custody Sunday night after assaulting a police officer.According to a news release, the Chico Police first received a call about Grande Sunday night at 7:50 p.m., after he crashed his vehicle into a tree in front of the caller's reside...

Resident discovers bullet in closet after man shoots at window of home

Resident discovers bullet in closet after man shoots at window of home

Danielle Cortes

February 19, 2018


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University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 6:50 p.m., Hazel Lot Damaged property was reported. Call Type: Petty Theft Tuesday 2:03 p.m., Whitney Hall Dormitory Misdemeanor charged for petty theft of less than $950. Call Type: Warrant Arrest Tuesday 9:55 p.m., Parking...

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


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Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred by the WREC center and a parking structure Saturday.The robbery occurred at about 12:30 a.m at the streets of West 2nd and Cherry, near a campus parking garage and the recreation center, according to a release from the University Police Ch...

Man charged with gang shooting wins reduced sentence

Man charged with gang shooting wins reduced sentence

Josh Cozine

February 16, 2018


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A Chico man's nine-year sentence was reduced to five years of probation, after a judge decided he would not survive prison, this week.Eduardo Hurtado, 19, entered a plea bargain of no contest to charges of assault with a semi-automatic firearm in a shooting incident. The incident, reported by police...

Man dead in Biggs following hit-and-run

Man dead in Biggs following hit-and-run

Josiah Nicholl

February 12, 2018


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The Oroville California Highway Patrol have confirmed that a man was killed in a hit-and-run in Biggs Saturday night.The fatal hit-and-run occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Riceton Highway, north of Afton Road, and was called in by a witness.According to Oroville police, the victim was identified by the ...

Woman reported for indecent exposure on Park Avenue

Woman reported for indecent exposure on Park Avenue

Josiah Nicholl

February 12, 2018


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Chico Police Call Type: Deadly Weapon Monday, 4:18 p.m., East Ave/SB Highway 99 Offramp East A man was charged with a DUI and hit and run, along with a firearm assault with a deadly weapon. Call Type: Terrorism Monday, 4:58 p.m., 700 BLK W 2nd Ave A man was arrested for threate...

Preparing for a university shooting

Preparing for a university shooting

Grayson Boyer

February 12, 2018


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The increase in university shootings has made preparedness for potential threats extremely important to college administrations, and Chico State is no different. According to Chico State's Director of Environmental Health and Safety Marvin Pratt, "One of our biggest challenges for this office is to...

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