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Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Woman gives false ID to police after being found holding narcotics

Josiah Nicholl

February 24, 2018


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

Chico Police: Call type: Narcotics Monday 1:34 p.m., 100 Wall St. A man was arrested for felony probation violation, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and possession of unlawful paraphernalia. Call type: Domestic Monday 3:55 p.m., 2700 Cactus Ave. A man was arrested fo...

University transparency is ineffective

University transparency is ineffective

Kendall George

February 13, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Editorials, Opinion

Each week The Orion prints a police blotter, highlighting the crimes that were reported both on campus and around the community. All cases are cited directly from the University Police Department and the Chico Police Department. In last week’s edition, two cases of rape, one case of sexual battery...

Preparing for a university shooting

Preparing for a university shooting

Grayson Boyer

February 12, 2018


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

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...

Police chief is to be appointed permanently at Chico State

Police chief is to be appointed permanently at Chico State

Jacqueline Morales

December 6, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, News

Chico State's position for a permanent chief police is recommended to be appointed to the current interim chief at Chico State. John M. Reid has been working on campus since Sept. 5 as interim chief police after Chief John Feeney ended his position Aug. 2 and was temporarily replaced by Lt. Corinne ...

Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Teacher finds packets of heroin or methadone during a class fieldtrip

Christian Solis

December 4, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Petty TheftMonday 5:11 p.m., Arthur Acker GymnasiumA bike was stolen from the racks and suspected persons were reported to have been wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt with an army backpack and the other to have been wearing a grey-hooded sweatshirt. No one has been identi...

Rape reported at Whitney Hall

Rape reported at Whitney Hall

Christian Solis

September 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News

A sexual assault incident was reported on campus, Tuesday, to the University Police Department, involving a Chico State student. The rape was reported by the victim and allegedly occurred Saturday at approximately midnight, in Whitney Hall. The suspect's identification is unknown. In an announcement,...

Shopping cart was found without an entitled owner

Shopping cart was found without an entitled owner

Jacqueline Morales

September 11, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type:Child abuse reportMonday 11:45 a.m., Aburnum AvenueSubject reported her 6-year-old granddaughter being assaulted by her eight or nine-year-old step brother.Call Type:Suspicious SubjectMonday 11:55 a.m., 195 Humboldt Ave.Man was loitering by the parking lot and kept goin...

ABC works alongside local law enforcement for Labor Day weekend

ABC works alongside local law enforcement for Labor Day weekend

Nicole Henson

September 2, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Community, News

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control issued a press release on Aug. 30, stating that they will be working closely with law enforcement throughout Labor Day weekend to boost public safety.“We’ll have agents on duty this weekend who will try to prevent underage drinking and over service t...

New Interim Police Chief is appointed; Chico State welcomes him

New Interim Police Chief is appointed; Chico State welcomes him

Jacqueline Morales

August 31, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

New chief was hired Thursday to lead Chico State's campus police department.John M. Reid, was appointed by President Gayle Hutchinson after Chief John Feeney, who served two years and ended his position Aug. 2. The position of Interim Police Chief was temporarily accepted by Lt. Corinne Beck. Accordin...

Shirtless man claims he has hotel room

Shirtless man claims he has hotel room

Cameron O'Brien

August 21, 2017


Filed under Police Blotter

Editor's Note:  This post has been updated. Chico Police Call Type: Suspicious Subject Monday, 8:19 a.m., 725 Broadway St. Man runs around shirtless claiming he has a hotel room causing disturbance in the community. Call Type: Verbal Dispute Monday, 10:18 a.m., West 5th St. A man and female...

CSU system responds to undocumented student population

CSU system responds to undocumented student population

Elizabeth Castillo

March 9, 2017


Filed under Administration, Campus, Community, News

While the city of Chico decided against becoming a sanctuary city, the CSU system continues to offer services to undocumented students. Over a year has passed since students on campus proposed the opening of a center dedicated to undocumented students. Later this month, students, staff and faculty can v...

Reported rape at Kappa Sigma house investigation ongoing, UPD Chief says

Reported rape at Kappa Sigma house investigation ongoing, UPD Chief says

Molly Sullivan

February 9, 2017


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

The investigation into the reported rape that occurred Feb. 5 at the Kappa Sigma fraternity house is ongoing, according to University Police Chief John Feeney. The University Police Department was made aware of the incident after it received a call from the hospital where the woman who reported the ra...

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