The Orion

Housekeeper steals thousands of dollars worth of jewelry

Suzy Leamon

November 14, 2015


Filed under Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Fight, 6:16 a.m., 346 Nord Ave."Caller saying ongoing issue with female causing a disturbance. Female just showed up and started issues. Caller's boyfriend pushed her out of the apartment and is holding her down. She is being held down outside. In the past she has had a taser, but un...

Man killed by Chico PD is identified

Man killed by Chico PD is identified

Carly Plemons

November 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

The Butte County Coroner's office has identified the man that was shot and killed by Chico police on Nov. 10 as Paradise resident, Eddie Gabriel Sanchez Jr., 34. After the Chico Police SWAT team surrounded the Pomona Avenue block to serve Sanchez a search warrant, Sanchez reportedly pulled out a gun, then was ...

12 year old pulls 2 steak knives on parents

12 year old pulls 2 steak knives on parents

Suzy Leamon

November 12, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

A 12-year-old daughter pulled 2 steak knives on her parents after they took her cell phone away Sunday afternoon.The parents were able to take the knives away from her and dialed 9-1-1 requesting assistance.The parents have been taking her to counseling because these conflicts have been ongoing.The parents ...

Man shot, killed by Chico police

Brandon Eiges

November 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

  A Chico police detective shot and killed a man with an loaded gun Tuesday outside of a residence on the 600 block of Pomona Avenue. Police Chief Mike O’Brien said in a press conference Tuesday night that the Chico police department was investigating a series of armed robberies from last week of seve...

Man shot in head at Motel 6

Man shot in head at Motel 6

Carlos Islas

November 8, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, Police Blotter

A man visiting Chico on business was shot in the head after four suspects entered his room on Saturday morning.He has since been treated and released from Enloe Medical Center. The incident occurred around 1:20 a.m. at the Motel 6 on Manzanita Court.According to the victim, he and a co-worker were in Chi...

Surveillance images of Umpqua Bank robbery released

Surveillance images of Umpqua Bank robbery released

Suzy Leamon

October 9, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime

Surveillance images of the man suspected of robbing an Umpqua Bank branch on Sept. 30 were released by the Chico Police Department on Monday.The robbery took place between East Sixth and East Fifth avenues around 11:20 a.m., according to Chico police.The photo shows the man wearing a blue and black baseball cap, blue hoodie, blue jeans and dar...

Beautiful, Clean and Safe organizes clean-up event to unite city

Beautiful, Clean and Safe organizes clean-up event to unite city

Suzy Leamon

October 9, 2015


Filed under Community, News

Beautiful, Clean & Safe is a concentrated effort that aims toward cleaning up Chico as well as uniting its residents.A group of volunteers met at 9 a.m. on Friday in a downtown parking structure to clean up south campus and downtown. The event lasted until noon. Michael Medeiros, director of Stairways (...

Is Chico State prepared for tragedy?

October 5, 2015


Filed under News

The United States has officially become a place where people say, “oh no, not another shooting” when a mass shooting takes place. The shooting at Umpqua Community College is the 296th mass shooting since 2013 and the 75th school shooting since Sandy Hook Elementary school. People live in this...

Car stolen from apartment

Car stolen from apartment

Yang Dai

October 4, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Subject Stop 2:04 a.m., Holt HallOne suspect was arrested on the east side of Holt Hall.Call Type: Petty Theft 12:50 p.m., Whitney HallA gold iPhone 6 was stolen on a table from female student.Call Type: Vehicle Stop 2:05 p.m., West Second StreetVehicle operator ...

Women exposes herself at children’s playground

Women exposes herself at children’s playground

Carly Plemons

October 4, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Suspicious Subject Wednesday, 1:30 a.m., Meriam LibraryMale passed out on a covered table.Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday, 11:54 a.m., Main StreetHomeless man took a women's cell phone.Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday, 11:45 p.m., WRECTwo males in a physical fight outsi...

Projector stolen from classroom

Carlos Islas

October 4, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call type: Suspicious circumstance Friday 9:07 a.m., Sheridan Avenue Someone was pounding on reporting party's doors and windows. Subject was screaming for a female named "Alyssa" who the reporting party does not know. Reporting party was not comfortable looking out for a descr...

Woman has dumbbell thrown at her by husband’s female house guest

Woman has dumbbell thrown at her by husband’s female house guest

Brandon Eiges

October 2, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Aggressive Animal 6:22 a.m., Orange StreetA dog ran into a warehouse and was barking and growling at employees throughout the facility. Doors of the warehouse were opened but dog refused to leave. The black, long-haired chihuahua was finally removed from the business.C...

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