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Police Blotter: Woman caught with drugs attempts to sell tear gas

Police Blotter: Woman caught with drugs attempts to sell tear gas

Ricardo Tovar

November 2, 2019

Chico PD:   Call Type: Residential Burglary with no Force Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 5:34 p.m. West 19th St./Normal Ave. – Call Type: Driving Without a License Tuesday, Oct. 22nd, 10:49 p.m. West 1st AVE/Citrus Ave. A 19-year-old was pulled over and found to have had no proof of a driver's license...

Police corner man suspected of stealing partner’s vehicle

Police corner man suspected of stealing partner’s vehicle

Angelina Mendez

October 29, 2019

Police pursued a man Sunday who was reported for stealing his girlfriend's car and driving under the influence. On Sunday afternoon, Chico Police Department (CPD) officers responded to a reported domestic dispute on the 3100 block of Esplanade, according to a news release. Police received a call from a...

Police Blotter: DUIs, public alcohol possession, and more

Police Blotter: DUIs, public alcohol possession, and more

Carolyn Allen

October 12, 2019

Week of 09/30 - 10/07 2019 University Police Call Type: Vandalism: Deface W/Paint/Etc Monday, Sept. 30, 7:35 a.m., Langdon Engineering Center   Call Type: Vandalism: Deface W/ Paint/Etc Monday, Sept. 30, 1:43 p.m., Meriam Library   Call Type: Threats Received Tuesday, Oct. 1. 10:1...

Several students on second week of the semester caught with alcohol

Several students on second week of the semester caught with alcohol

Ricardo Tovar

September 11, 2019

https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=174bi09-6RtiYhHwtY8yBmLP22LDncgvz&ll=39.747185049351344%2C-121.82960645000003&z=13Chico Police Call Type: Minor in Possession of Alcohol Tuesday, September 3, Midnight, 900 Block EsplanadeAn 18-year-old student was arrested on the street for consuming alcohol in public. He was...

First weekend at Chico State leads to public intoxication arrests

First weekend at Chico State leads to public intoxication arrests

Ricardo Tovar

September 9, 2019

Chico Police Call Type: Possession of fake ID Thursday, August 29, 11:32 p.m., W. 4th St/Hazel St 18-year-old student arrested for trying to use a fake identification card. Was fined $3,000 for the incident. Call Type: Aggravated Injury Friday, August 30, 5:31 a.m.,1200 Block Nord...

Scott Huber hosts Conversations about Cannabis

Scott Huber hosts Conversations about Cannabis

Justin Jackson

September 17, 2018

Chico has the munchies for conversations. Chico residents were invited to participate in Conversation about Cannabis, Sunday, to talk about making cannabis legal in the town of Chico. Chico City Council candidate Scott Huber hosted the event to talk about his history with the issue of cannabis, and pres...

DUI incidents increase as spring season begins

DUI incidents increase as spring season begins

Josh Cozine

March 28, 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 incidents of drunk driving in recent days, prompting a post Tuesday which read “What the heck is going on? Another suspected DUI arrest.” Officer Ry...

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Woman to stand trial for DUI accident that left one dead

Josiah Nicholl

February 27, 2018

A Chico resident is standing trial for multiple charges following an intoxicated driving accident that left one man dead on Sept. 9, 2017.Christine Rowe, 69, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 causing injury. All charges against R...

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Police officer assaulted by DUI suspect

Josiah Nicholl

February 19, 2018

A DUI suspect, identified as Drew Thomas-Del Grande, was taken into custody Sunday night after assaulting a police officer.According to a news release, the Chico Police first received a call about Grande Sunday night at 7:50 p.m., after he crashed his vehicle into a tree in front of the caller's reside...

Chico motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

Chico motorcyclist dies in suspected DUI crash

Alejandra Fraga

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 men were seen riding their motorcycles in the area at speeds up to 90 mph. One of the motorcyclist...

Traffic collision in Oroville, one dead

Traffic collision in Oroville, one dead

Natalie Hanson

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 vehicle entered the intersection at Lower Wyandotte Road, it struck a Toyota Tacoma also entering ...

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...

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