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Felipe Jesus Marquez-Segura, 23,  is currently being held in Butte County Jail awaiting his preliminary hearing. Photo credit: Chico Police Department

Man pleads not guilty on charges of sexual assault and burglary

Kimberly Morales // October 4, 2019

Felipe Jesus Marquez-Segura, 23, of Chico, entered court on Thursday while being held on charges including sexual assault and burglary. The defendant pleaded not guilty to forcible sexual penetration and...

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Josiah Nicholl // May 5, 2018

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred last fall in Chico.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, witnesses say the shooting occurred after a fight broke...

An assault occurred Tuesday at One Mile in Bidwell Park. Both suspects were arrested. 
Photo courtesy of George Johnston's Instagram.

Suspects arrested after assaulting bicyclist in One Mile

Michelle Zhu // April 6, 2016

Two men were arrested for assaulting and robbing a bicyclist Tuesday evening in South One Mile Recreation Area.At 6 p.m. the bicyclist was followed by a vehicle, which proceeded to honk behind him. The...

Man suspected of attempted murder, arson taken to jail

Madeline Merlic // May 11, 2015

    Suspect in an attempted murder case, was transported to Butte County jail on May 5 and his bail is set at $1.3 million. According to a press release sent out by the Chico Police Department,...

Reginald Ealy Jr., arrested for sexually explicit messages and photos sent to minor. Photo courtesy of Chico Police Department

Chico man arrested for sexually explicit messages to 11-year-old

Hannah Suzuki // February 11, 2015

Reginald Ealy Jr., a Chico resident, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly sending sexually explicit photos and messages to an 11-year-old girl via Facebook. The inappropriate messages and photos were...

Riley Dean Hoover

Hoover pleads not guilty to charges

Christine Lee // March 19, 2014

The man charged with a DUI hit-and-run that resulted in the death of Chico State student Kristina Chesterman in September plead not guilty to all charges Wednesday. Riley Dean Hoover, 20, appeared Wednesday...

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