The Orion

Orland woman suspected of assaulting, threatening mother

Orland woman suspected of assaulting, threatening mother

Josiah Nicholl

March 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Police reported Monday they are currently searching for a woman suspected of assaulting her mother and burglarizing her home. In a release, the Orland Police Department reported that they were dispatched to an Orland home around 7 p.m. Friday, after Desirae Shoumounejad, 22, was reported for breaking...

Chico Police seeking information about runaway juvenile

Chico Police seeking information about runaway juvenile

Josiah Nicholl

March 22, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

A concerned father from Chico reported his teenage daughter, 16-year-old Brea Lewallen, to the Chico Police as a runaway juvenile on Monday. According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, Lewallen is 5 feet 5 inches tall, 130 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes. She doesn’t have a ca...

Student threatens shooting at school, removed from campus

Student threatens shooting at school, removed from campus

Alejandra Fraga

March 12, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, Multimedia, News, Police Blotter, Showcase

University Police Call Type: Suspicious Subject Tuesday 4:11 p.m., WREC Two males were looking into the windows of the building and waving a cross around, causing a disturbance to the students and staff. Call Type: Complaint Tuesday 3:55 p.m., Acker Gym Four skateboarders o...

Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

Juvenile threatens violent action against school; police enforcing no-tolerance policy

Tisha Cheney

March 6, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

According to Chico Police, a Chico High student spread threats that he was prepared to shoot up his school on Feb. 23.According to the incident report, students claimed the juvenile came to class stating "This is the day I'm going to shoot up the school." The juvenile was confronted by faculty, searched,...

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Tisha Cheney

March 5, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Graffiti Monday 5:24 a.m., Physical Science Building Someone scribbled in the women's restroom with purple marker. Call Type: Campus Stay away Order Monday 3:59 p.m., Kendall Hall A man was caught lighting fires in front of the building. Call...

Vacancies in University Police result in sponsorships

Vacancies in University Police result in sponsorships

Josh Cozine

February 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

University Police is currently looking to hire four police officers, and two sponsorships for cadet training are being offered.According to the job description, the department is looking for two people to become cadets with the academy. After training and a probationary period, and at supervisor’s discretio...

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Shooting at Chico residence under investigation

Josiah Nicholl

February 21, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Mobile Headlines, News

Police found evidence of a home shooting after receiving reports of shots being fired Sunday.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the first call was made at approximately 3:24 a.m to the area of Terrace Drive and East 1st Avenue. After a citizen called about hearing multiple gunshots, offic...

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2018


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

Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred by the WREC center and a parking structure Saturday.The robbery occurred at about 12:30 a.m at the streets of West 2nd and Cherry, near a campus parking garage and the recreation center, according to a release from the University Police Ch...

California grant funds medication to combat opioid epidemic

California grant funds medication to combat opioid epidemic

Tisha Cheney

February 16, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The Chico police received a free supply of Naloxone kits designed to combat opioid overdoses this week.Naloxone is a nasal spray used as an emergency treatment for individuals experiencing an opioid overdose, according to a press release from the Chico Police Department.With the help of state funding...

University transparency is ineffective

University transparency is ineffective

Kendall George

February 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Editorials, Opinion

Each week The Orion prints a police blotter, highlighting the crimes that were reported both on campus and around the community. All cases are cited directly from the University Police Department and the Chico Police Department. In last week’s edition, two cases of rape, one case of sexual battery...

City council approves new team of emergency responders

City council approves new team of emergency responders

Tisha Cheney

February 8, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

The newly proposed Mobile Crisis Team was approved by Chico's city council with a 7-0 vote on Tuesday.According to city clerk Debbie Presson, the recommendation for the establishment of this team came from Chief of Police Michael O'Brien. O'Brien stated that this team will include two councilors from the ...

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Chico Police end its special event regulations after Halloween

Jacqueline Morales

November 1, 2017


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

Chico Police Department continued to ensure public safety regulations after Halloween weekend. CPD's operation plan started Friday at 6 p.m. and ended Wednesday at 6 a.m., according to a press release. The department was expected to be busier than usual. It partnered with additional local law enforcement...

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