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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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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