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Mountain Mikes Pizza robbed at gunpoint

Mountain Mike’s Pizza robbed at gunpoint

Angelina Mendez // February 21, 2020

On Feb. 9, the Chico Police Department received a report of a robbery at Mountain Mike’s Pizza located on 1105 West 5th Street, according to a news release by CPD. A white male suspect, dressed in...

The outside of the downtown Starbucks

Downtown Starbucks burglarized by man armed with taser

Kimberly Morales // January 29, 2020

On Wednesday at approximately 9:30 a.m., the Starbucks at the intersection of Broadway and E 3rd St. in Downtown Chico reported to officers that a subject had shoplifted and then pulled a taser on an employee...

Bidwell Bowl Amphitheater, located on campus in between the Bidwell Mansion and the Physical Science Building on Chico State was where the reported robbery took place. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Police searching for group suspected of robbery on campus

Kimberly Morales // October 11, 2019

A robbery at the Bidwell Bowl Amphitheater has led to a search for the group of suspects reported to have been involved.On Thursday afternoon Student Announcements, a service for the students of Chico...

Police chase vehicle through northern Chico, fights and thefts abound

Police chase vehicle through northern Chico, fights and thefts abound

Dan Christian // December 5, 2018

University PoliceCall Type: Vandalism Tuesday 11:58 a.m., Parking Structure 1 Reporting party stated their tire had been slashed. When officers arrived they discovered that the reporting party had a flat...

Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

Robbery reported on bike path near Chico State

Natalie Hanson // April 23, 2018

A warning was issued to students Monday after a robbery was reported near Chico State.The incident occurred on a bike path adjacent to the campus boiler plant, at about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. So far, the...

Man threatens K-mart employees with BB gun, steals jewelry

Man threatens K-mart employees with BB gun, steals jewelry

Alejandra Fraga // April 3, 2018

A man shoplifted approximately $12,000 worth of jewelry at the K-mart located on Pillsbury Road on Monday around 5:18p.m.According to a Chico Police Department press release, the K-mart employees confronted...

Photo credit: Sean Mcfadden

Robbery near Chico State parking garage under investigation

Natalie Hanson // February 17, 2018

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...

A woman was beaten and robbed near Highway 32 on Monday near 7th and Walnut Street. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

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...

The victims name remains withheld by CPD. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Homicide reported in Chico State neighborhood

Christian Solis // October 2, 2017

A man was shot and killed Sunday night near the 900 block of West Fourth Avenue. Chico Police found a 32-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when they arrived. He was pronounced dead...

Police investigating the scene today Photo credit: Kaley Wise

Man shot behind Aca Taco

Kaley Wise // September 18, 2016

A 23-year-old man was robbed and shot multiple times behind the Aca Taco located on Columbus Avenue, on Sept.16.Shots were reported around 12:30 a.m. The man was shot behind the shopping center, next to...

An assault occurred Tuesday at One Mile in Bidwell Park. Both suspects were arrested. 
Photo courtesy of George Johnstons Instagram.

Suspects arrested after assaulting bicyclist in One Mile

Michelle Zhu // April 6, 2016

Two men were arrested for assaulting and robbing a bicyclist Tuesday evening in South One Mile Recreation Area.At 6 p.m. the bicyclist was followed by a vehicle, which proceeded to honk behind him. The...

Illustration by Miles Huffman Photo credit: Miles Huffman

Armed robber flees on bike

December 6, 2015

A Chico man was robbed at gunpoint near Panama Avenue and The Esplanade on Nov. 29. Police received a call about a possible armed robbery and a victim who was bleeding from a laceration on his head, according...

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