The Orion

Halloween crime rates lower than last year

One of the 50 actors in the haunted corn maze. Photo credit: Matthew Manfredi

Amanda Hovik

November 3, 2016

More treats than tricks this Halloween with lower crime rates reported by Chico Police Department. Fifty-three arrest were made this Halloween 2016. In comparison, 58 were made in 2015 and over 41 in 2014, according to a Chico Police Department press release. Most arrests made this year were local...

Police Community Advisory Board talks Halloween

A woman handcuffed for public intoxication, Oct. 31, 2014. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Kaley Wise

October 21, 2016

The Police Community Advisory Board met Oct. 19 in an open forum to discuss Halloween operation plans. “There was a knock at the door and when we answered a belligerent college kid came in and proceeded to ask us why we were in his apartment. When we told him it wasn’t his apartment he pe...

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