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Police, students respond to sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Police, students respond to sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Angelina Mendez

February 26, 2020

The University Police Department is currently requesting charges and building a case against the suspect that was allegedly involved in a sexual harassment incident that occured on Feb. 14 at the Meriam Library.  During the incident, a student reported to the library that there was an adult m...

Police Blotter: Arrow shot into the backside of a house

Police Blotter: Arrow shot into the backside of a house

Emily Neria

February 25, 2020

Chico PD Call Type: Suspicious Circumstances Wednesday, Feb.12th, 2:01 a.m., 500 Flying V St.  Caller heard footsteps on the roof. Neighbors said that they saw someone trying to break in from the roof previously.  Call Type: Warrant Arrest  Wednesday, Feb.12th, 6:59 a.m., 2500 Z...

Suspect in Whitney Hall burglary arrested

Suspect in Whitney Hall burglary arrested

Keyla De Los Santos

February 24, 2020

There was a residential burglary reported at Whitney Hall last Friday at approximately 11:13 p.m.  According to the information bulletin from the University Police Department, “an unknown male entered Whitney Hall and stole a MacBook Air laptop from a dorm room after finding its door open a...

Student reports sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Student reports sexual harassment in Meriam Library

Angelina Mendez

February 20, 2020

Meriam Library contacted the University Police Department reporting a sexual harassment incident involving a female student and a male adult on Feb. 14 at approximately 10:30 a.m. The student reported to the police that while she was studying, the suspect was staring at her and touching his groin a...

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Police respond to rumors of man on campus asking suspicious questions

Kendall George

March 4, 2019

Updates: Earlier, it was reported that the Chico Police Department responded Monday morning to the rumors of a suspicious subject being on campus. It was actually the University Police Department who responded. There has also been a confirmation that the suspect was not on campus Monday morning according...

University Police Department teaches active shooter response training

University Police Department teaches active shooter response training

Brian Luong

October 24, 2018

Students, faculty and staff learned about proper response techniques to maximize safety in an active shooter situation in Colusa Hall, Tuesday morning, during a training hosted by the University Police Department   The two hour long training, titled “19 seconds,” refers to the amount of...

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Terrible Tuesday: sex crimes, assaults, and elevator malfunctions continue

Dan Christian

October 24, 2018

University Police Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Monday 3:06 p.m., Butte Hall Reporting parties advised they were stuck in elevator #3 on 2nd floor and are now out. Call Type: Elevator Malfunction Tuesday 5:19 a.m., Butte Hall Custodian advised elevator #3 was stuck on 2nd floor. Call Type: Sex Crime Tuesday 10:31...

Preparing for a university shooting

Preparing for a university shooting

Grayson Boyer

February 12, 2018

The increase in university shootings has made preparedness for potential threats extremely important to college administrations, and Chico State is no different. According to Chico State's Director of Environmental Health and Safety Marvin Pratt, "One of our biggest challenges for this office is to...

Woman suspected of stealing from laundry room

Woman suspected of stealing from laundry room

Tisha Cheney

January 27, 2018

University PoliceCall Type: Suspicious SubjectMonday 8:26 a.m., Student Services Center.A pacing man warned the public that "people are chasing him."Call Type: Directed PatrolMonday 7:00 p.m., Warner Street.A transient kicked in a fence to take a nap.Call Type: Transient CallTuesday 2:36 a.m., Parking...

Thefts reports involve donation jars on Chico State campus

Thefts reports involve donation jars on Chico State campus

Jacqueline Morales

November 13, 2017

University Police Department reminds students of safety precautions to prevent being victims of crime after reports claim theft on campus. Thefts involving cash taken from donation jars kept in open office areas around campus are confirmed by UPD. The University police reminds the Chico State community th...

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Man holds a sign quoting Taylor Swift lyrics

Jacqueline Morales

November 6, 2017

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Animal Call Monday 9:29 a.m., Meriam Library Man's doberman dog barked at a passerby while tabling. Call Type: Transient CallMonday 12:57 p.m., Physical Education Storage buildingMan with a shopping cart was at the side of the golf shed. Call Type: Assist oth...

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