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Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

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 the two victims, aged 22 and 23, reported that three adult black males came up behind them after exiting a silver, four-door sedan. A fourth suspect stayed in the vehicle, according to a Chico Police Department press release.One of the suspects brandished a pistol while demanding cash and both victims had visible injuries from the incident.The suspects were last seen leaving the area in the silver sedan.Chico State has sent a Timely Warning Crime Bulletin with tip...

Two pedestrians robbed and beaten at gunpoint adjacent to campus

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 the two victims, aged 22 and 23, reported that three adult black males came up behind them after exiting a silver, four-door sedan. A fourth suspect stayed in the vehicle, according to a Chico Police Department press release.One of the suspects brandished a pistol while demanding cash and both victims had visible injuries from the incident.The suspects were last seen leaving the area in the silver sedan.Chico State has sent a Timely Warning Crime Bulletin with tip...

Indecent exposure and sex crimes, battery and fights

Indecent exposure and sex crimes, battery and fights

Dan Christian

November 7, 2018

University Police Call Type: Sex Crime Tuesday 1:31 p.m., Sutter Hall Reporting party stated their niece had been raped 2 days prior and knows the suspect. Call Type: Battery Tuesday 5:07 p.m., West Legion Avenue A heavy set woman in a violet shirt reportedly struck a student at the front desk. Reporting p...

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Brian Luong

November 1, 2018

University Police Call Type: Assist other agency Friday 12:54 a.m., Lassen Hall Dormitory A subject was transported to a medical facility due to intoxication.   Call Type: Suspicious subject Friday 1:42 p.m., Kendall Hall A male subject was aggressively asking for candy. The s...

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Dan Christian

October 24, 2018

University Police Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Monday 3:06 p.m., Butte Hall Reporting parties advised they were stuck in elevator #3 on 2nd floor and are now out. Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Tuesday 5:19 a.m., Butte Hall Custodian advised elevator #3 was stuck on 2nd floor. Call Type: Sex Crime Tuesday 10:31...

America’s conversation about sexual assault is disgusting

America’s conversation about sexual assault is disgusting

Rachael Bayuk

October 12, 2018

Don't be persuaded, this is unacceptable behavior.Kevin Jackson, Brett Kavanaugh and Donald Trump have many things in common. But, the most disgustingly profound thing is their recent treatment of survivors. It takes immense strength to stand in front of anyone, let alone the world and tell your story. Then to be laughed at and called “skanks” by men in powe...

Place those hands where we can see them

Place those hands where we can see them

Karen Limones

October 10, 2018

Since we were kids, there has always been a lack of knowledge on the topic of sexual assault. But without a doubt, it is generally assumed it is done by a man. Given our prevalent cultural understanding of society and how common perpetrators of sexual violence are men, it is understanding. And now that off...

Letter to: My fellow ‘good’ men

Letter to: My fellow ‘good’ men

Alex Grant

October 10, 2018

Dear men, After Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court last Friday, it's clear, now more than ever, that it's time for men to step up. Just being a 'good' guy isn't good enough anymore. It's time to start calling out our friends who cat call, who grab people without consent and who ta...

Campus vandalism, more broken elevators and community assault

Campus vandalism, more broken elevators and community assault

Dan Christian

October 9, 2018

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday 11:28 p.m., Sutter Residential Dining Center A group of loud males were reportedly yelling at each other and trying to start a fight outside. Subjects tried to enter the dining hall, but were denied entry by students. Call Type: Vandalism Thursday 12:58 a...

Suspicious subjects and circumstances, continued thefts and assault

Suspicious subjects and circumstances,  continued thefts and assault

Dan Christian

September 26, 2018

University Police Call Type: Suspicious Person Thursday 9:37 a.m., Bell Memorial Union Subject was harassing reporting party after he didn’t want to sign petition.Call Type: Theft Thursday 2:52 p.m., West 1st Avenue A laptop was reported stolen from the Physical Science building. The laptop was ...

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Josh Cozine

April 21, 2018

Chico Police Call Type: Assault with Deadly Weapon Monday, 6:30 a.m., corner of Downing and 1st ave A man threw his bike at another man and was arrested. Call type: Burglary Monday, 2:16 p.m., 100 block Parmac Road A gun and two guitars which in valued totaled over $10,000 were stolen from ...

Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Josiah Nicholl

April 11, 2018

Police announced Tuesday that a string of crimes took place in the space of less than 24 hours in Chico. According to a release from Chico Police, from Sunday night through Monday morning a police pursuit, a stolen vehicle, and an assault with a deadly weapon occurred.The first incident occurred on S...

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