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Truck collides into Chico business

Truck collides into Chico business

Natalie Hanson

December 11, 2017


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

A vehicle caused a truck to drive through the wall of a local business Sunday. The incident occurred on West 9th Street at 4:28 p.m., according to Julia Yarbough, press information officer for the Chico Police Department. A Nissan Pathfinder was suspected of driving into a lane down Orange Street...

Dispute between man and woman becomes a traffic hazard

Dispute between man and woman becomes a traffic hazard

Natalie Hanson

December 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

University PoliceCall Type: GraffitiMonday 9:46 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterA wooden bench was found in the courtyard area with graffiti using pink paint that contained offensive language.Call Type: Housing Issue/Maintenance/CalloutMonday 3:34 p.m., Mechoopda HallA window screen was found taken down...

Former Chico mayor arrested on DUI charge

Former Chico mayor arrested on DUI charge

Natalie Hanson

December 5, 2017


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

Mary Flynn, former mayor of Chico, was taken into custody for a possible DUI at the Safeway on Mangrove Avenue Sunday. The incident occurred at around 4:30 p.m. Flynn has since been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, according to a report by the Chico Police Department. Flyn...

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Fraud suspect leads police chase for hours in Chico neighborhood

Jacqueline Morales

November 30, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A suspected thief led numerous police on a chase after possible fraud of credit cards at a Chico business Tuesday.The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. at the 600 block of Broadway Street when Andrew Gasway, 32, was suspected of using fraudulent credit and debit cards, according to a press release....

Man leaves gas station with gas nozzle attached to car

Man leaves gas station with gas nozzle attached to car

Luke Dennison

November 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Suspicious ActivityMonday 11:10 a.m., University InnMan acting suspicious was told to leave.Call Type: Rape Tuesday 12:31 p.m., Pine Street and Liberty LaneVictim sent to hospital after reporting a rape.Call Type: VandalismTuesday 5:21 p.m., 1025 Nord Ave.Man drives ...

Chico Police identify victim of Cherry Street homicide

Chico Police identify victim of Cherry Street homicide

Luke Dennison

November 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico Police continue to search for a suspect and ask witnesses to come forward after a street homicide. On Nov. 9 police arrived at 1500 block of North Cherry Street to find the victim, David Bledsoe, 26, dead in his apartment. An autopsy confirmed a gunshot wound killed the victim, according to a ...

Firearm is stolen from vehicle, possible suspect is detained

Firearm is stolen from vehicle, possible suspect is detained

Luke Dennison

November 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A car theft incident involving a missing firearm was reported to the Chico Police Department Nov. 20. A female victim said to have been unloading items into the recreation center of Bidwell Jr. High School and left the vehicle unattended at about 3 p.m., according to a press release. When the victim returned to th...

Thefts reports involve donation jars on Chico State campus

Thefts reports involve donation jars on Chico State campus

Jacqueline Morales

November 13, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

University Police Department reminds students of safety precautions to prevent being victims of crime after reports claim theft on campus. Thefts involving cash taken from donation jars kept in open office areas around campus are confirmed by UPD. The University police reminds the Chico State community th...

People smoke under umbrellas

Christian Solis and Natalie Hanson

November 13, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Warrant ArrestMonday 11:10 a.m., Chico CreekMan reported screaming and loitering under a bridge. Call Type: Domestic ViolenceMonday 2:02 p.m., 20th StreetMan and a woman were fighting while intoxicated. The man threatened to hit her. Call Type: Stolen VehicleTuesday 7:55 a...

Cellphone robbery reported near Chico State campus

Cellphone robbery reported near Chico State campus

Natalie Hanson

November 10, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

A robbery was reported Thursday to the Chico State University Police Department who reminds students to take safe precautions.The robbery occurred near Nettleton Stadium at 3:45 p.m., according to UPD in a press release.The victim reported that their cell phone was forcibly taken while walking on the path between the stadium a...

Suspect at large after stabbing a woman

Suspect at large after stabbing a woman

Luke Dennison

November 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A woman was stabbed with an unidentified object Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred at the Lindo Channel bike path near State Route 99. A woman confronted the female victim asking for money. The victim declined to give the female suspect any money, according to a press release. The suspect stabbed t...

Robbery near campus prompts safety advisory

Robbery near campus prompts safety advisory

Natalie Hanson

November 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

The Chico Police Department issued a warning bulletin Monday in response to a robbery near campus.The robbery occurred Sunday at 5 p.m. at West Sacramento Avenue and Mechoopda Street, according to a press release. Suspects of the incident are unknown.The bulletin has been issued to provide informatio...

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