The Orion

Early morning stabbing under investigation

Reported stabbing remains under investigation with two suspects identified. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Jacqueline Morales

March 27, 2017

A victim was reported stabbed to the Chico Police Department this morning in the area of Miller and Pomona Avenue.According to a press release, the call was received at 1:30 a.m. and shortly after Chico Police arrived, along with a medical ambulance to transport the victim to a local hospital.Two suspects were ...

Man caught masturbating in park

Photo credit: Miles Huffman

George Johnston

February 19, 2017

Chico Police Department Call Type: Indecent Exposure Tuesday: 12:47, Peterson Memorial Dr. Male subject found inside park masturbating.   Call Type: Suspect Circling Wednesday: 12:30, 1900 Notre Dame Blvd. Reporting person was working in the area and was approached by a subject ...

Phone scams in the Chico area

Calling PG&E. Photo credit: Daniel Wright

Daniel Wright

January 25, 2017

The Chico Police Department is warning residents of a phone scam reported by Pacific Gas and Electric customers. On Jan. 20, a PG&E investigator told Chico Police customers were receiving phone calls with the company's caller ID. Customers would hear a recorded message asking for personal and...

Clown spotted at Pleasant Valley High School

Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Kayla Fitzgerald

October 6, 2016

University Police Department:Call type: Petty TheftTuesday, 8:26 p.m., Physical Science BuildingBike stolen from in front of building, two calls made regarding theft.Call type: Suspicious ActivityTuesday, 5:37 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterSuspicious activity was reported in front of building.Chico Police Depar...

Emergency alert emphasizes university disorganization

University Police Department on 2nd and Chestnut streets.

Kayla Fitzgerald

September 18, 2016

On Sept. 6, Chico State students received an emergency alert of a male possibly approaching campus with a gun. The Chico Police Department had received a call on the non-emergency line, that morning, from a female stating that a male had left a nearby residence and was headed toward campus with a...

Chico Police arrest 11 in 24 hours

Chico police arrested 11 people for DUIs in 24 hours. Photo source: Chico Police Facebook

Elizabeth Helmer

April 26, 2016

The Chico Police Department arrested 11 people for driving under the influence between April 23 and 24 according to a police press release.In the press release, 10 suspects were arrested during routine DUI checks over the weekend. The drivers, Cesar Serrato, Matthew Wright, James Endicott, Gary Beckman,...

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