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Naked man suspected of burglarizing student’s home

Jaquane Baldwinbadger. Mugshot provided by Chico Police Department.

Angelina Mendez

September 9, 2019

A Sacramento resident was arrested on charges of first-degree residential burglary of an occupied home on Sunday. On Sunday morning at approximately 5 a.m. police responded to a call on Fourth Street, according to Chico Police Department’s news release.Through the investigation, it was suspecte...

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 only information released was a description of the suspect in the robbery. The suspect was reported to ...

Texts stop possible mass shooting at casino

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Josh Cozine

February 8, 2018

A possible mass shooting at Gold Country Casino was halted before it started due to threatening text messages Tuesday.According to a release from the Butte County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO), a call was received Tuesday from someone saying they were getting texts threatening a mass shooting and suici...

Suspects arrested after assaulting bicyclist in One Mile

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

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 bicyclist waved for them to pass, but this resulted in a verbal exchange.The suspects then exited the ...

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