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Man Found Squatting Failed To Register For Previous Offense

Man Found Squatting Failed To Register For Previous Offense

Latisha Cheney

January 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

A registered sex offender was found illegally squatting at the 1200 block of Nord Avenue Thursday.According to a press release, Allen Starr Brown, 55, will be facing numerous felony charges for failing to properly register prior to his release from prison and after relocating to a new jurisdiction, as well a...

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017


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

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Animal Call Monday 9:29 a.m., Meriam Library Man's doberman dog barked at a passerby while tabling. Call Type: Transient CallMonday 12:57 p.m., Physical Education Storage buildingMan with a shopping cart was at the side of the golf shed. Call Type: Assist oth...

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017


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

Chico Police Department continued to ensure public safety regulations after Halloween weekend. CPD's operation plan started Friday at 6 p.m. and ended Wednesday at 6 a.m., according to a press release. The department was expected to be busier than usual. It partnered with additional local law enforcement...

Man reported for exposing a firearm on Highway 99

Man reported for exposing a firearm on Highway 99

Christian Solis

October 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A man was reported for waving a firearm while driving on Highway 99 Wednesday.The reporting male was able to provide an accurate vehicle description and license plate number to the Chico Police Dispatch which was then reported to the California Highway Patrol and to the Chico Police Department, according to a...

7-year-old brings a loaded gun to local elementary school

7-year-old brings a loaded gun to local elementary school

Jacqueline Morales

March 30, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

On Thursday shortly before 11 a.m., Chico Police Department received a call that a 7-year-old child brought a handgun to school.The incident happened at Parkview Elementary School at 117 East Eight Street. A teacher found the gun in the second grade student's desk. The gun was identified as .380 cal...

Clowning around is risky business

Clowning around is risky business

Amanda Hovik

October 6, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A Facebook post last night suggested a clown had been seen on East Avenue in Chico holding a knife.This “creepy clown” threat has been brought to Chico Police Department’s attention. According to their press release, almost every community in the country has been subjected to some s...

Catch coffee with cops

Catch coffee with cops

Kaylie Lewis

October 4, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

The Chico Police Department will be hosting an event on Oct. 7 from 9 to 10 a.m. to have coffee with a cop. The event will be held at the following locations: Starbucks on 246 Broadway St., Cal Java on 2485 Notre Dame Blvd. Coffee Ranch on 1288 E. First Ave. It’s a Grind on 6 W....

Woman shoots up heroin at a bus stop

Woman shoots up heroin at a bus stop

Kyla Linville

September 22, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Department: Call Type: Suspicious Subject Wednesday 12:56 p.m., West First StreetTwo males were spotted walking through the physical science building, one carrying a bike frame. They left and may have been headed towards the children’s park.Call Type: Welfare Check Wednesday 2:15 p.m., W...

Drug bust suspects arrested, awaiting trial

Drug bust suspects arrested, awaiting trial

Bianca Quilantan

September 12, 2016


Filed under News

Four men face drug-related charges stemming from an 11-month-long investigation that developed into a raid at a downtown Chico smoke shop on Aug. 23.The Dungeon was raided by agents from the Butte Interagency Narcotics Task Force in conjunction with the Butte County Sheriff’s Office, Chico Police De...

Breaking: man with gun headed toward campus

September 6, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

The Chico Police Department notified Chico State students to be on the lookout for an armed man headed to campus. Students received notifications through texts or a phone call from an automated emergency line. This story will be updated as it progresses. UPDATE: Chico High School, Inspire High...

Chico Police Department releases 2015 annual report

Chico Police Department releases 2015 annual report

Kayla Fitzgerald

April 30, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Chico could be transforming into a safer area to live, and it might be due to the recent changes and actions of the Chico Police Department. The department released its annual report of 2015 that discusses the accomplishments of 2015, plans and goals for 2016, and many crime statistics.Among those accomplish...

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