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Man breaks all displays inside business

Man breaks all displays inside business
May 7, 2018

  Chico Police: Call type: Disturbance Monday, 5:41 a.m., 700 W 2nd Ave. Resident out of control was screaming outside near the sidewalk. Call Type: Disturbance Monday, 9:21...

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary
May 2, 2018

The Chico Police Department confirmed that they arrested a homeless man on Monday morning following a car burglary.Officers were first dispatched to Forest Glen Apartments on Pillsbury Road at 6 a.m. Monday...

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall
April 30, 2018

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,...

Geese cause a three-car collision on Highway 99

Geese cause a three-car collision on Highway 99
April 26, 2018

A collision blocked traffic on northbound Highway 99 south of East First Ave. on Thursday.According to California Highway Patrol, at about 9:30 a.m the geese were walking on the edge of the center divide...

Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails

Skyway blocked after truck crashes into guardrails
April 25, 2018

The Skyway was closed Tuesday after a utility truck crashed at about 3:14 p.m.California Highway Patrol responded to the "Lookout Point" area of the Skyway after a utility truck traveling east crashed...

Bomb squad called after routine DUI reported

Bomb squad called after routine DUI reported
March 30, 2018

Erratic driving was reported by CALFire personnel Thursday night, prompting California Highway Patrol to respond, and ultimately, the bomb squad.The call “was placed around 6:30 p.m.” said...

DUI incidents increase as spring season begins

DUI incidents increase as spring season begins
March 29, 2018

A string of drunk driving arrests was reported in Oroville this week, and police have called for awareness of the problem. Oroville’s California Highway Patrol Facebook page announced four different...

Armed felon with two outstanding warrants arrested in Oroville

Armed felon with two outstanding warrants arrested in Oroville
March 28, 2018

A convicted felon was arrested during a welfare check on State Route 70, north of Palmero Road, Wednesday morning. California Highway Patrol in Oroville confirmed that the suspect, identified as 28-year-old...

Highway 99 crash leaves one dead

Chico firefighters arrived to extinguish flames on the truck, while northbound Highway 99 at East 1st Ave remained closed. Image courtesy of the Chico Fire Department.
March 12, 2018

A man died Sunday night after getting into a car accident on Highway 99, according to the California Highway Patrol.The CHP confirmed that the incident happened around 9:30 p.m., when the man was driving...

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico

Intoxicated driver causes fatal crash north of Chico
February 26, 2018

An intoxicated driver killed a passenger of a freight-liner in a crash on Highway 99 early Saturday morning.According to the California Highway Patrol in Chico, the intoxicated driver, identified as 24-year-old...

Chico motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

Photo credit: Sean Martens
February 14, 2018

Oroville police reported that alcohol use may have caused the death of a Chico man in a motorcycle accident Sunday.The accident occurred north of Oroville Sunday evening. According to Oroville CHP, two...

Traffic collision in Oroville, one dead

Photo credit: Sean Martens
January 23, 2018

A vehicle driving through a red light struck another in an intersection in Oroville Sunday.According to a release Tuesday, a Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling east on Las Plumas Ave at about 1:38 a.m. As the...

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