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Chico State Officer Alexander Scott received accolades for saving the life of a Chico State student last fall.

University Police Officer awarded after saving the life of Whitney Hall resident

Kimberly Morales // February 5, 2020

Chico State Police officer Alexander Scott saved the life of a Chico State student over a year ago. Wednesday, Officer Scott was awarded for his vital aid and quick thinking.  On September 19, 2018,...

The outside of the downtown Starbucks

Downtown Starbucks burglarized by man armed with taser

Kimberly Morales // January 30, 2020

On Wednesday at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Starbucks at the intersection of Broadway and E 3rd St. in Downtown Chico reported to officers that a subject had shoplifted and then pulled a taser on an employee...

Graphic by Miles Huffman

Subject plays with fire extinguisher and urinates in trash can

Bridget Comito // May 8, 2016

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Suspicious Subject, Saturday, 11:30 a.m.Grandmother believes daughter locked herself in her apartment and is under the influence of Meth. Call Type: Forgery, Monday, 6:12...

Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Men and dogs war

Yang Dai // February 21, 2016

Chico Police Department Call Type: Aggressive Animal, 9:48 a.m., West 8th AvenueA female subject was attacked by a dog near West 8th Avenue.Call type: Found bike, 4:53p.m., Park AvenueReporting person...

Illustration by Miles Huffman Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Shots heard near West Fifth Avenue, Hartford Drive

December 14, 2015

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Found bike, 9:13 a.m., Hegan LaneReporting party said he was found a men’s yellow bike.Call type: Shots seen, 2:21 p.m., Forest StreetReporting person said he saw...

Illustration by Miles Huffman Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Car stolen from casino parking lot

December 7, 2015

Chico Police DepartmentCall type: Stolen Vehicle, 9 a.m., East Lassen AvenueReporting person said his Honda was stolen at his apartment complex.Call type: Vandalism, 3:02 p.m., Springfield StreetTwo males...

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