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Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Jacqueline Morales

October 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Call Type: TheftMonday 8:06 a.m., 1420 Sherman Ave. Ex-boyfriend took his ex-girlfriend's bike into his apartment. The bike was covered in Halloween stickers. Call Type: Special DetailMonday 8:09 a.m., Mangrove AvenueMan slammed his girlfriend's head and threw a coffee cup at her. Call Type: Sho...

Woman assaulted and robbed near campus

Woman assaulted and robbed near campus

Natalie Hanson

October 15, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico Police are investigating the assault and robbery of a woman in the area of West 7th and Walnut Streets Monday.According to the Chico Police Department, the 20-year-old victim was assaulted by a male suspect while walking near Highway 32 at about 5:45 p.m. The unidentified man allegedly pulled her into a nea...

Man forgot his bike inside Safeway after rushing out mad

Man forgot his bike inside Safeway after rushing out mad

Natalie Hanson

October 1, 2017


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

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: DisruptionMonday 6:24 a.m., East AvenueMale being disruptive inside of Safeway was asked to leave. He rushed out of the store and left his bike. Ran behind the business, did not pick up bike until 9:00 pm.Call Type: Domestic DisturbanceMonday 9:49 a.m., W. 8th AvenueWoman wa...

Community contributes to clean local parks

Community contributes to clean local parks

Christian Solis

September 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico locals and students participated in 30th Annual Bidwell Parks and Creeks Cleanup, Saturday morning.The event combats environmental damage done in parks and creeks from encampments and littering. Volunteers gathered over 1,500 pounds of trash from Lower Bidwell park alone, said Jared Glasser, Chico S...

Park Rangers are allowed to carry firearms

Park Rangers are allowed to carry firearms

Christian Solis

September 6, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

The City Council of Chico decides to allow Chico park rangers to carry ammunition.The decision passed 6-2, Tuesday. Ann Schwab and Randall Stone opposed each other.The decision was made to better enable rangers combating rising crime throughout the park, specifically from vagrant populations.There are three ...

Students being solicited involves crime

Students being solicited involves crime

Kayla Fitzgerald

May 4, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

A few Chico State students have been solicited to attend out of town parties and business retreats, making them the targets of crime. According to a campus-wide email, two incidents have involved students being asked to participate in activities which they were not comfortable with. It is not known if ...

Body cameras create issues

Body cameras create issues

Rachel Reyes

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Concerns about officer-involved shootings have prompted an ongoing debate about body cameras for police officers. This issue is considerably new to Chico but comes after Desmond Phillips was shot and killed by Chico Police. According to KRCR News Channel, there are differing stories of what happened between Chico Police and Desmond Phillips during this time. Having a bo...

Man flashes penis to barista

Man flashes penis to barista

Jafet Serrato

April 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Reckless Vehicle Sunday, 4:49 p.m., 701 W. Sacramento Ave. A suspicious person was speeding while passing other vehicles. The suspect would hug people and drive the car in donuts. Call Type: Transient Problem Sunday, 8:29 p.m., 172 E. 12th St. A bystander noticed a homeless wom...

Chico PD bring in extra officers for Chavez weekend

Chico PD bring in extra officers for Chavez weekend

Daniel Wright

March 30, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Cesar Chavez, Community, News

Chico Police Department will be having an additional 36 emergency responders of duty for Cesar Chavez weekend. Chico PD will be implementing several additional policies and procedures specifically for Cesar Chavez day. These policies will begin Thursday, March 30, and continue until Sunday, April...

Crime rates drop, but is it enough?

Crime rates drop, but is it enough?

Jafet Serrato

March 9, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The number of total crimes in Chico decreased by five percent in 2016 compared to 2015, according to the Police Community Advisory Board meeting. Violence and property crimes decreased by more than 220 from 2015 to 2016.Chief of Police Michael O' Brien said that during his tenure in the department he h...

Valentine’s day car theft

Daniel Wright

February 15, 2017


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

On two separate incidents, University Police responded to property crimes concerning burgled and stolen vehicles, near campus. On Feb. 13, UPD responded to University Village where one car had been stolen just after midnight, and a second car had been vandalized in a suspected burglary. Security footage of the inciden...

Crime rates rise over winter break

Crime rates rise over winter break

Molly Sullivan

December 13, 2016


Filed under Crime, News

Student residences and apartments are at increased risk for burglary and property crime during winter break, according to University Police Chief John Feeney. The Chico Police Department’s 2015 annual report shows 148 burglaries were reported in the first quarter of 2015, and 118 in the first quar...

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