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Transient wanted by police for suspected child battery

Transient wanted by police for suspected child battery

Josiah Nicholl

May 9, 2018

Police are actively investigating a report that a transient grabbed a local boy by the arm Tuesday morning. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the incident occurred at about 7:30 a.m. in the 1800 block of Laurel Street when a mother was walking her elementary-aged son to sc...

Man breaks all displays inside business

Man breaks all displays inside business

Alejandra Fraga

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 a.m., 1400 Nord Ave. Female at bus stop in front of complex was throwing things and looked like she was hitting...

Chico Police investigating shooting of two mobile homes in Chico

Chico Police investigating shooting  of two mobile homes in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 7, 2018

Police responded to reports of a shooting at 370 East Lassen Avenue on Sunday around midnight.The Chico Police Department has confirmed that at the time of the incident, officers were already on the street responding to an unrelated call and were dispatched to the scene immediately. There was no suspec...

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Man arrested in connection with previous shooting in Chico

Josiah Nicholl

May 5, 2018

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred last fall in Chico.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, witnesses say the shooting occurred after a fight broke out at a party on September 23, 2017, at 600 West 7th Street. The party ended following the alter...

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Homeless man arrested, charged with car burglary

Josiah Nicholl

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 after receiving a call about the incident. The initial report was that the suspect had broken th...

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Sexual assault reported in Modoc Hall

Josiah Nicholl

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, 4:26 p.m., 800 Orient StreetVehicle owners called to report their 1986 Ford Thunderbird wa...

Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

Natalie Hanson

April 23, 2018

A warning was issued to students Monday after a robbery was reported near Chico State.The incident occurred on a bike path adjacent to the campus boiler plant, at about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. So far, the only information released was a description of the suspect in the robbery. The suspect was reported to ...

Two armed robberies occur in downtown Chico within half an hour

Two armed robberies occur in downtown Chico within half an hour

Josiah Nicholl

April 23, 2018

Two armed robberies occurred in downtown Chico within 30 minutes of each other on Saturday night, according to the Chico Police Department.Officers were first dispatched at 1:10 am to the Bank of America parking lot, located on 400 Broadway St. after a victim reported that a Hispanic man put a semi-au...

Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Man locks himself in elevator, refuses to let anyone in

Alejandra Fraga

April 16, 2018

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Monday 1:24 p.m., Bidwell Bowl Amphitheatre Someone went into Bidwell Mansion and reported a female in a verbal argument with another group. Call Type: Vandalism Monday 7:43 p.m., Aymer J. Hamilton Building Window screen to a small bathro...

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Weekly News- The Week’s End Update April 13

Natalie Hanson

April 14, 2018

The week’s wrap up broadcast of breaking news reports from Chico State and for the Butte County area, from April 9-13. Natalie Hanson, Christian Solis and Josh Cozine can be reached [email protected] [email protected]_news on Twitter....

Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Police report string of incidents in 12-hour-period

Josiah Nicholl

April 11, 2018

Police announced Tuesday that a string of crimes took place in the space of less than 24 hours in Chico. According to a release from Chico Police, from Sunday night through Monday morning a police pursuit, a stolen vehicle, and an assault with a deadly weapon occurred.The first incident occurred on S...

Woman runs into intersection, causes disturbance by screaming at cars

Woman runs into intersection, causes disturbance by screaming at cars

Alejandra Fraga

April 9, 2018

University Police Call Type: Vandalism Monday 7:58 a.m., Langdon Engineering Building Outer doors appeared to be damaged, visible damage to door. Call Type: Suspicious Circumstance Monday 10:47 a.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton Hall Male sitting in parking lot was lighting leaves on fire. ...

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