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Chico Police deal with a week long crime wave

Chico Police deal with a week long crime wave

Gordy Papalias

March 12, 2019


Filed under Crime, News

Multiple StabbingsChico Police responded to three stabbings that happened within a 24-hour span last Monday. Police suspect that two of the incidents involve the same person at the same apartment complex.One incident involved a juvenile who was accused of stealing property. The juvenile got upset and then stabbed the accuser in the abdomen. The victim fled the scene and got himself to the nearest hospital.The juvenile was arrested by Chico Police at the scene of the stabbing and taken to Butte Juvenile Hall.T...

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Kendall George

March 4, 2019


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

Updates: Earlier, it was reported that the Chico Police Department responded Monday morning to the rumors of a suspicious subject being on campus. It was actually the University Police Department who responded. There has also been a confirmation that the suspect was not on campus Monday morning according...

Cop Watch meeting held at Blackbird Cafe, holds police officers “accountable”

Cop Watch meeting held at Blackbird Cafe, holds police officers “accountable”

Kendall George

January 31, 2019


Filed under Community, News

Cop Watch, an international organization started in Berkeley during 1990, has found its way to Chico. The first meeting was held Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blackbird Cafe. According to event organizers Marin Hambley and Rain Scher, the main goal of Cop Watch Chico is to bring awareness to communit...

Blotter: Gun threats, phone scams and intoxicated trespassing

Blotter: Gun threats, phone scams and intoxicated trespassing

Brian Luong

January 30, 2019


Filed under Police Blotter

Chico Police Call Type: Disturbance Thursday 8:50 p.m., 1500 Springfield Drive Suspect was escorted out of the store due to past shoplifting experiences. The suspect then became angry and threw a trash can at the window. No damages to the property were reported. Call Type: Fraud Fri...

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing

Natalie Hanson

October 30, 2018


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

Kendall Hall was taped off and closed Tuesday morning after a deceased body was found on campus.On Monday night, police discovered a body on campus in the area around Kendall Hall. The building was closed to the campus on Tuesday until 11 a.m. and the area around the building was taped off for most ...

Suspicious subjects and circumstances, continued thefts and assault

Suspicious subjects and circumstances,  continued thefts and assault

Dan Christian

September 26, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

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 ...

Chico High catches burglary on camera, leading to arrest

Chico High catches burglary on camera, leading to arrest

Christian Solis

September 13, 2018


Filed under Crime, News

Michael Coley, was arrested for stealing thousands of dollars worth of tech from Chico High School, after six days on the lam. Coley allegedly snuck in to an open copy room and stole approximately $2,500 worth of Chromebooks and other items from adjacent classrooms, according to Assistant Principal B...

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Shots fired in downtown Chico leaves one injured and one detained

Dan Christian

September 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

Around 1 a.m. this morning, Chico Police responded to a report of a subject in the downtown area brandishing a firearm. Upon arriving downtown, police heard multiple gun shots and people running from the 300 block of Main Street. When police arrived on scene they located a person lying on the ground...

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Chico City Council votes to further pursue reinstating sit-lie ordinance

Josh Cozine

September 5, 2018


Filed under Administration, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Seats in the city hall council chambers were filled to standing room only at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Mayor Sean Morgan even addressed the crowd to inform anyone still looking for a seat, that there was a conference room next door with more seats and monitors live-streaming the meeting. The...

Public drinking incidents reported in Chico

Public drinking incidents reported in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 13, 2018


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

Chico Police: Call Type: Domestic Violence Monday, 2:30 a.m., White Avenue A man was arrested for allegedly inflicting corporal injury on a spouse     Call type: Disorderly conduct Monday, 6:11 a.m., West 9th Ave A man was arrested for disorderly conduct while under the influence of drug...

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Josiah Nicholl

April 30, 2018


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

Chico Police: Call type: Hit and RunMonday, 2:56 p.m., Vallombrosa AveA woman hit a juvenile with her SUV and fled the scene. The juvenile was unharmed but the bike suffered damage. Call type: Stolen VehicleMonday, 4:26 p.m., 800 Orient StreetVehicle owners called to report their 1986 Ford Thunderbird wa...

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Josh Cozine

April 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Police Blotter, Showcase

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 ...

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