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Clown spotted at Pleasant Valley High School

Clown spotted at Pleasant Valley High School

Kayla Fitzgerald

October 6, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Department:Call type: Petty TheftTuesday, 8:26 p.m., Physical Science BuildingBike stolen from in front of building, two calls made regarding theft.Call type: Suspicious ActivityTuesday, 5:37 a.m., Langdon Engineering CenterSuspicious activity was reported in front of building.Chico Police Depar...

Man smashes car windshield

Kindra Robinson

October 1, 2015


Filed under Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Petty Theft, 4:35 p.m. Nord Avenue A woman living at University Village attempted to do her laundry, but found that when she returned to the complex's laundry room all her clothes had disappeared.Call Type: Petty Theft, 2:49 p.m., Warner StreetA man with a bald head, a bandage on...

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs

Drunk man chased by neighborhood dogs

Brittany Mcclintock

March 5, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Medical Aid Tuesday, 6:05 a.m., Yolo Field"Reported seizure on Yolo Field needed medical attention."Call Type: Annoying/Obscene Call/Text/Email Tuesday, 11:59 p.m., West 3rd Street"Officer investigated a call on West 3rd Street about someone receiving random calls...

Student spike heightens theft to businesses

Student spike heightens theft to businesses

Alex Nelson

August 27, 2014


Filed under Features

In anticipation of the school year, local businesses do everything they can to prepare for more people, sales, theft and vandalism. Chico businesses ramp up on inventory, employees and other measures to ensure their success in the fall.Dallas Darnell, assistant manager of Blaze 'N J's Smoke Shop on Wes...

Thefts, crime increase by jail releasees

Thefts, crime increase by jail releasees

Enrique Raymundo

May 4, 2014


Filed under Crime, News

Butte County Jail is near capacity and it may be affecting the security of students’ belongings on university grounds. University Police see an increase in arrests of people released from jail and awaiting a court appearance for theft on or near the campus this school year, said University ...

Music is taken for granted

Kevin Crittenden

April 13, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

I own hundreds of dollars in stolen music.But I didn’t just download my collection— I stole it the old fashioned way.Starting in the fourth grade I developed a method of taking CDs from stores like Borders and Barnes & Noble without paying.Using a metal pin to pry apart the closed teet...

Theft of electronics growing on campus

Theft of electronics growing on campus

Nathan Lehmann

February 28, 2014


Filed under News

Royce Tevis, a professor of music and theater at Chico State, stepped out of his office to get a drink of water. When he returned, he saw that his department-issued MacBook was gone.“I lost 14 years of information,” Tevis said. All of the information on his computer was work-related, he sa...

Law enforcement, housing staff prepare for winter break

Law enforcement, housing staff prepare for winter break

Aubrey Crosby

December 16, 2013


Filed under News

University Police and the Chico Police Department are preparing for winter break thefts and break-ins in the upcoming weeks. Chico police will take no extra steps for the increase in burglaries and theft this time of year, but are doing their best to make their presence known in areas where break-ins are an issue...

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