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Police Blotter: Landscaper arrested on multiple firearm-related charges

Police Blotter: Landscaper arrested on multiple firearm-related charges

Ricardo Tovar

December 5, 2019

Chico PD: Call Type: Not Aggravated Assault Monday, Nov. 25th, 2:53 a.m., 1700 Block of Sheridan Ave. A 23-year-old man was arrested for not aggravated battery to his spouse and for causing non-aggravated injury. He was also charged with false imprisonment of another person. – C...

Pick and pull burglar identified as night prowler

36-year-old David Bowers and K9 Aron. Photo provided by Chico Police Department. Photo credit: Angelina Mendez

Angelina Mendez

November 18, 2019

On the morning of Thursday, Oct. 31, Chico Police Department 2019 Patrol officers responded to a call regarding a burglary alarm going off at Pick and Pull, located at 397 East Park Ave, according to a Chico Police news release. The call was made by the alarm company, alleging that there was a subject ...

Police corner man suspected of stealing partner’s vehicle

The location on the 3100 block of The Esplanade where a man was pursued and cornered by police.

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...

Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Trenton Taylor

March 13, 2019

University PoliceCall Type: Camping ComplaintMonday, March 4, 9:07 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterOne male and one female were reported sleeping in the hallway between Langdon and O’Connell. Subjects picked up their belongings and left upon police arrivalCall Type: Fire AlarmWednesday, March 6, 1:24 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterA fire alarm was pulled in the west side of Langdon on the 3rd floor. False alarm.Call Type: Parking ComplaintThursday, March 7, 11:57 a.m., Parking structure on Cherry Street.Inside the park...

Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Man tazed while singing and dancing in the street

Trenton Taylor

March 12, 2019

University Police Call Type: Camping Complaint Monday, March 4, 9:07 a.m., Langdon Engineering Center One male and one female were reported sleeping in the hallway between Langdon and O’Connell. Subjects picked up their belongings and left upon police arrival Call Type: Fire Alarm Wedn...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Trenton Taylor

February 12, 2019

University PoliceCall Type: Elevator MalfunctionTuesday, Feb. 5, 6:04 p.m., Butte HallElevator #2 reported stuck on the first floor of Butte Hall. Door was partially open, but not enough for students inside to exit. The same elevator was reported stuck the following morning, on Wednesday, as well.Call T...

Police Blotter: Indecent exposure, fraud and burglary

Police Blotter: Indecent exposure, fraud and burglary

Gordy Papalias

February 6, 2019

University Police Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday, Jan. 23, 3:19 p.m., Aymer Jay Hamilton Hall on Arcadian Avenue. Reporting party stated that a woman in a pink sweater beat her up two weeks ago and is now waiting in the area to fight her. All parties were counseled and agreed to leave eac...

Man lets evacuee stay for the night, woke up to car missing

Man lets evacuee stay for the night, woke up to car missing

Yaritza Ayon

December 12, 2018

Chico Police Call Type: ThreatsMonday 6:21 p.m., 200 Vail DriveReporting party states ex-boyfriend made a threat was going to kill her. Subject confronted reporting party as she left Kmart the night before.Call Type: Stolen Vehicle Wednesday 7:42 a.m., 00 Glenshire LaneReporting party allowed an evacuee to s...

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Brian Luong

November 1, 2018

University Police Call Type: Assist other agency Friday 12:54 a.m., Lassen Hall Dormitory A subject was transported to a medical facility due to intoxication.   Call Type: Suspicious subject Friday 1:42 p.m., Kendall Hall A male subject was aggressively asking for candy. The s...

Lost dog found, continued elevator malfunctions and even more bike theft

Lost dog found, continued elevator malfunctions and even more bike theft

Brian Luong

October 3, 2018

University Police Call Type: Welfare Check Wednesday 8:35 a.m., Performing Arts Center A male subject was found laying on ground with bike nearby. Subject was able to care for himself and refused medical assistance.   Call Type: Battery Wednesday 3:46 p.m., Student Health Center A ...

Suspicious subjects and circumstances, continued thefts and assault

Photo credit: The Orion

Dan Christian

September 26, 2018

University Police Call Type: Suspicious Person Thursday 9:37 a.m., Bell Memorial Union Subject was harassing reporting party after he didn’t want to sign petition.Call Type: Theft Thursday 2:52 p.m., West 1st Avenue A laptop was reported stolen from the Physical Science building. The laptop was ...

Bike theft continues to be a problem at Chico State

Whitney Hall is a common place for students to lock their bikes because of the number of students living in the dorms on campus.

Ruby Larson

April 30, 2018

Walking to class and seeing bikes tires and seats is a common occurrence for Chico State students. “(Bikes and parts are) easily disposed of,” said University Police Chief John Reid. “They’re sold kind of on the black market for pennies on the dollar and so they transfer ownership pretty quickly.” Duri...

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