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Man attempts to break into truck to charge cell phone

Man attempts to break into truck to charge cell phone

Josh Cozine

January 21, 2018

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Suspicious CircumstanceMonday 12:14 a.m., 00 Forest Creek Cir.Two couples called the police on each other, claiming theft.Call Type: ProwlerMonday 4:31 a.m., 2700 Monterey St.A man reported someone was yelling at his front door after he had caught him trying to break...

Dispute between man and woman becomes a traffic hazard

Dispute between man and woman becomes a traffic hazard

Natalie Hanson

December 11, 2017

University PoliceCall Type: GraffitiMonday 9:46 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterA wooden bench was found in the courtyard area with graffiti using pink paint that contained offensive language.Call Type: Housing Issue/Maintenance/CalloutMonday 3:34 p.m., Mechoopda HallA window screen was found taken down...

Former Chico mayor arrested on DUI charge

Former Chico mayor arrested on DUI charge

Natalie Hanson

December 5, 2017

Mary Flynn, former mayor of Chico, was taken into custody for a possible DUI at the Safeway on Mangrove Avenue Sunday. The incident occurred at around 4:30 p.m. Flynn has since been arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, according to a report by the Chico Police Department. Flyn...

Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Christian Solis

December 4, 2017

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Petty TheftMonday 5:11 p.m., Arthur Acker GymnasiumA bike was stolen from the racks and suspected persons were reported to have been wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt with an army backpack and the other to have been wearing a grey-hooded sweatshirt. No one has been identi...

Cellphone robbery reported near Chico State campus

Cellphone robbery reported near Chico State campus

Natalie Hanson

November 10, 2017

A robbery was reported Thursday to the Chico State University Police Department who reminds students to take safe precautions.The robbery occurred near Nettleton Stadium at 3:45 p.m., according to UPD in a press release.The victim reported that their cell phone was forcibly taken while walking on the path between the stadium a...

Students advised to be safe over Veterans Day Weekend

Students advised to be safe over Veterans Day Weekend

Natalie Hanson

November 9, 2017

Chico State president urges student safety over the Veterans Day holiday weekend Thursday. Due to recent party violence and criminal activity students are asked to be aware of their surroundings and take common sense precautions, according to Chico State President Gayle E. Hutchinson in a press releas...

Robbery near campus prompts safety advisory

Robbery near campus prompts safety advisory

Natalie Hanson

November 6, 2017

The Chico Police Department issued a warning bulletin Monday in response to a robbery near campus.The robbery occurred Sunday at 5 p.m. at West Sacramento Avenue and Mechoopda Street, according to a press release. Suspects of the incident are unknown.The bulletin has been issued to provide informatio...

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Animal Call Monday 9:29 a.m., Meriam Library Man's doberman dog barked at a passerby while tabling. Call Type: Transient CallMonday 12:57 p.m., Physical Education Storage buildingMan with a shopping cart was at the side of the golf shed. Call Type: Assist oth...

Surveillance cameras enforce safety in the Downtown Chico Plaza

Surveillance cameras enforce safety in the Downtown Chico Plaza

Christian Solis

October 26, 2017

The City of Chico has spent $20,000 to install video surveillance in the Downtown Chico Plaza to boost public safety.Public concern for safety in the plaza was a facilitating factor in the decision. It was a pointed issue from the Downtown Chico Business Association and various public safety meetings with the Chico Police, according ...

Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Jacqueline Morales

October 23, 2017

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

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...

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