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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, News, Police Blotter, Showcase, Visuals

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 ...

Woman breaks into resident’s backyard, claiming to live there

Woman breaks into resident’s backyard, claiming to live there

Tisha Cheney

March 16, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Littering/Urinating in Public Monday 8:24 a.m., Kendall Hall A man in sweatpants was caught urinating in front of the building. Call Type: Harassment Monday 3:06 p.m., Unknown address A man has been stalking victim through phone, social media an...

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Juvenile threatens to shoot up school

Tisha Cheney

March 5, 2018


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

University Police Call Type: Graffiti Monday 5:24 a.m., Physical Science Building Someone scribbled in the women's restroom with purple marker. Call Type: Campus Stay away Order Monday 3:59 p.m., Kendall Hall A man was caught lighting fires in front of the building. Call...

University police in process of improving security on campus

University police in process of improving security on campus

Tisha Cheney

February 28, 2018


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

Chief John Reid informed the campus community of upcoming improvements to security on Tuesday.Due to concerns of safety, there will be enhanced security reviews at the Physical Science building, Student Services Center and Meriam Library, according to a release from Reid.Access points will be limited ...

Vacancies in University Police result in sponsorships

Vacancies in University Police result in sponsorships

Josh Cozine

February 28, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

University Police is currently looking to hire four police officers, and two sponsorships for cadet training are being offered.According to the job description, the department is looking for two people to become cadets with the academy. After training and a probationary period, and at supervisor’s discretio...

System failure disconnects phone line to University Police

System failure disconnects phone line to University Police

Josh Cozine

February 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News

Phone lines to the University Police Department were down for nearly an hour Monday.The line issue was announced in a campus email release Monday to all students and faculty.In response, emergency 9-1-1 calls were routed to Chico Police. A temporary number was sent via email by University Police for s...

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, News, Police Blotter, Showcase, Visuals

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,...

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