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Student assaulted on Ivy Street

Student assaulted on Ivy Street

Courtney Weaver

March 10, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

According to a press release sent out by Chico State, Saturday before 2 a.m., Chico State student, Raelynn Vincent, was walking from her boyfriend's home when she was physically assaulted near Third and Ivy Streets. The suspect, a male driving a dark red Volkswagen Passat with a Florida license pl...

Victim of shooting identified as Chico State student

Victim of shooting identified as Chico State student

Madison Holmes

March 8, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News

(Story updated and photo added) Travis Powell, a 22-year-old Chico State junior, was shot and killed at a house party on West Seventh and Oak streets early Saturday morning, according to a press release from the Chico Police Department. Powell was attending the party when a fight broke out and spilled out into the streets. The ...

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs

Brittany Mcclintock

March 5, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Medical Aid Tuesday, 6:05 a.m., Yolo Field"Reported seizure on Yolo Field needed medical attention."Call Type: Annoying/Obscene Call/Text/Email Tuesday, 11:59 p.m., West 3rd Street"Officer investigated a call on West 3rd Street about someone receiving random calls...

School bus breaks down, stranded on Highway 32

Courtney Weaver

February 27, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Welfare Check Wednesday, 6:28 a.m., Whitney Hall“A woman, concerned about her friend, showed up at Whitney Hall. She claimed that her friend had been posting depressing statuses and thoughts of suicide on Facebook. The girl is no longer a resident of Whitney H...

Toilet dispenser stolen from Langdon

William Rein

February 24, 2015


Filed under Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Monday, 12:02 p.m, Physical Science Building “Unclear number of people coming from building. Yelling overly loud while leaving Modoc Hall to go to class.” Call Type: Petty Theft Monday, 2:01 p.m, WREC “Bike tires stolen while locked up at Wildcat Recreation ...

Man stabbed, would not answer questions

Hannah Suzuki

February 23, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Department Call Type: Standby-Keep the Peace Sunday, 8:17 a.m., Warner Street"Occurred at Shurmer Gym. Picking up paperwork from a coach and asked for an officer standby." Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance Sunday, 4:36 a.m., Normal Avenue"Occurred at the parking structure. Subject may have gained acces...

Two vehicles found with both back windows broken into

Two vehicles found with both back windows broken into

Katherine Feaster

February 22, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

University Police Department Call Type: Medical Aid Friday, 7:47 a.m., location unknown "Male subject, possible broken ankle from injury sustained last night, seeking transport." Call Type: Graffiti Friday, 10:56 a.m., Nord Ave/W 1st & Walnut St. "FMS shed facing Nord with red lette...

Woman embezzles $187.10 from her former employer

Courtney Weaver

February 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

University PoliceCall Type: Welfare Check Wednesday, 11:28 a.m., Butte HallA man wearing flip flops and carrying a skateboard was walking in and out of classrooms for an hour and a half while talking to himself. He made no threatening or harmful statements; last seen sitting near the elevators on the...

Drunken car chase leads to arrest and multiple charges

Courtney Weaver

February 19, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

The subject was pulled over by Chico Police at the cross section of 7th and Salem Street Photo Courtesy: Courtney WeaverA 30-year-old Chico resident is behind bars accused of initiating a drunken car chase through downtown Chico on Wednesday night. The chase began around 9:45 p.m. when Police Officer Jack...

Man harasses women, juggles balls

Brianne Mcevoy

February 16, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Citizen assist Thursday, 8:51 p.m., Warner Street"The driver of a Prius flagged officers passing the tennis courts to inform them that she had been given a ticket." Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Loose animal Thursday, 2:43 p.m., East Avenue"On Highway 99 car...

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

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

Hannah Suzuki

February 11, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

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 discovered by the 11-year-old girl's older sister, who called the police to report the situation. P...

Medical marijuana use limited by location

Medical marijuana use limited by location

William Rein

February 10, 2015


Filed under Community, News

A property manager who owns a house on West First Avenue has threatened to contact police to crack down on students who are using the backyard as a hideaway to smoke marijuana. On Feb. 3, a hand-written sign was posted on the fence of the property warning that the owner would contact police if there was continued prob...

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