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Mountain Mikes Pizza robbed at gunpoint

Mountain Mike’s Pizza robbed at gunpoint

Angelina Mendez // February 21, 2020

On Feb. 9, the Chico Police Department received a report of a robbery at Mountain Mike’s Pizza located on 1105 West 5th Street, according to a news release by CPD. A white male suspect, dressed in...

The outside of the downtown Starbucks

Downtown Starbucks burglarized by man armed with taser

Kimberly Morales // January 30, 2020

On Wednesday at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Starbucks at the intersection of Broadway and E 3rd St. in Downtown Chico reported to officers that a subject had shoplifted and then pulled a taser on an employee...

An armed robbery occurred adjacent to university property early Wednesday morning. Photo credit: Gordy Papalias

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Gordy Papalias // April 17, 2019

Two pedestrians were beaten with a pistol, then robbed at the intersection of Warner Street and West Sacramento Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.Chico Police Department responded to the call where...

An armed robbery occurred adjacent to university property early Wednesday morning. Photo credit: Gordy Papalias

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

Gordy Papalias // April 17, 2019

Two pedestrians were beaten with a pistol, then robbed at the intersection of Warner Street and West Sacramento Avenue at 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.Chico Police Department responded to the call where...

A robbery first occurred at the 500 block of West 11th St. before a turning into a car chase down East Avenue. Photo credit: Gordy Papalias

Home invasion and marijuana robbery, one suspect still at large

Gordy Papalias // March 26, 2019

Three out of four robbery suspects were arrested on Friday after Chico Police received a call reporting a home invasion at a home in the 500 block of West 11th St. When officers arrived at the home...

Victims were robbed within 30 minutes of each other at the Bank of America and Tacos Tonaya #2 on Saturday night. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Two armed robberies occur in downtown Chico within half an hour

Josiah Nicholl // April 23, 2018

Two armed robberies occurred in downtown Chico within 30 minutes of each other on Saturday night, according to the Chico Police Department.Officers were first dispatched at 1:10 am to the Bank of America...

A man attempted to rob Kindcare Pharmacy on Walnut Street Tuesday morning. Photo credit: Josiah Nicholl

Armed suspect at large after assaulting local business owner

Josiah Nicholl // March 1, 2018

A man with a firearm is still on the run after attempting to rob Kindcare Pharmacy on Walnut St. Tuesday morning. According to police, the suspect walked into the pharmacy around 10 a.m. pretending to...

Standoff between SWAT team members and Edward Walcott went long into the night till Walcott was force to leave his building  at 12:22 a.m. Photo credit: George Johnston

Armed robber suspect arrested after 11 hour standoff

February 8, 2016

A suspect for armed robbery has been arrested early this morning after an 11 hour standoff with Chico Police. According to a police press release, a male suspect robbed a Money Saver market on Park...

Subway, on West Sacramento Avenue, was robbed early Thursday morning. Photo credit: Austin Redfern

Two Chico residents arrested for alleged armed robbery at Subway

Austin Redfern // March 12, 2015

The Subway restaurant on West Sacramento Avenue was robbed by a man at gunpoint. The subject has been identified as Christian Short, a Chico State student, and has since been arrested and transported...

Officers apprehended a female on Columbus Street who is suspected of armed robbery at Walgreens on Nord Avenue. Photo credit: Madison Holmes

Alleged armed robbery at Walgreens

Madison Holmes // November 9, 2014

A female suspect was in custody after allegedly robbing Walgreens on Nord Avenue at gunpoint on Sunday around 4:30 p.m.Chico Police Officer Damon Selland said the suspect fled the scene on foot after the...

The students were heading south on Warner Street across from the Student Health Center when they were held at gunpoint by six men. Photo credit: Mozes Zarate

Armed robbery near health center

Mozes Zarate // April 8, 2014

Three Chico State students were robbed at gunpoint Monday night near the Student Health Center. None of the students were injured in the incident, according to a campus-wide email. The incident...

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