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Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Halloween crime, multiple shootings and public intoxication

Brian Luong

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Police Blotter

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


Filed under News, Police Blotter

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

Suspicious subjects and circumstances,  continued thefts and assault

Dan Christian

September 26, 2018


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

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

Bike theft continues to be a problem at Chico State

Ruby Larson

April 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

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...

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Concerned neighbor places citizen’s arrest at gunpoint

Josh Cozine

April 21, 2018


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

Chico Police Call Type: Assault with Deadly Weapon Monday, 6:30 a.m., corner of Downing and 1st ave A man threw his bike at another man and was arrested. Call type: Burglary Monday, 2:16 p.m., 100 block Parmac Road A gun and two guitars which in valued totaled over $10,000 were stolen from ...

Sting operations have lead to success within months, police say

Sting operations have lead to success within months, police say

Alejandra Fraga

January 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

With 11 felony arrests made in December of 2017, the Chico Police Department stated they conducted a second round of operations this month.This second operation resulted in six felony arrests. "Being back to back, this is actually a very successful operation and officers are able to look at the issue...

Chico Police confirm sting operations to arrest theft suspects

Chico Police confirm sting operations to arrest theft suspects

Alejandra Fraga

January 22, 2018


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

The Chico Police Department and Butte County Probation Department partnered for a theft prevention operation Friday.The sting operations will focus on subjects who are currently on probation for theft and burglary related crimes, or that are suspected contacts with possible criminals in the downtown ...

Reported Burglary in Child Development Department Under Investigation

Reported Burglary in Child Development Department Under Investigation

Alex Grant

September 27, 2017


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

University Police received a phone call reporting a burglary and theft on Sept. 11. The child development laboratory director, Sally Miller, reported someone breaking into her office, Aymers J. Hamilton 120, around 2:18 p.m. Aymers staff members also complained to University Police about transient...

Man claims attempted phone theft in downtown Chico

Man claims attempted phone theft in downtown Chico

Natalie Hanson

September 17, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A Chico man claims his phone was nearly stolen as he ate lunch downtown, on Aug. 24.JD Elam was eating lunch at Tres Hombres in the outdoor patio seating area when a group of what appeared to be homeless men swarmed the patio, and one man nearly stole his phone."I was sitting there with one of my client...

Son hits mom after being punished

Son hits mom after being punished

Jafet Serrato

April 16, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 9:25 a.m., 2157 Pillsbury Road A customer tried to get cash back for an item with the wrong receipt. The suspect left the store with commotion and walked towards Round Table Pizza. Call Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 3:59 p.m., 1128 W. 3rd St. A man riding on a skate...

A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

A woman hits herself due to lack of birthday wishes

Jafet Serrato

April 2, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico PoliceCall Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 4:04 p.m., 734 Mangrove Ave. A customer from Wing Stop wanted a refund, because he said that his order from last week was incorrect. Call Type: Disturbing Subject Sunday, 7:54 p.m., East Fourth St. A woman was screaming explicit words while taking her cloth...

Spring break-in affects multiple students

Spring break-in affects multiple students

Jafet Serrato

March 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News, Showcase

A house on Hazel Street was burglarized during spring break with majority of the tenants property stolen. The incident was discovered March 18 by Colton Mortansen, a student from Chico State. Mortansen along with his four other roommates attend the university, but he was the first person to wit...

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