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UPD could get body cameras soon

UPD could get body cameras soon

Molly Sullivan

September 8, 2016


Filed under News

University Police have plans to add body-worn cameras to their law enforcement strategy, but the exact policy and budget for their use have not been confirmed. The incident involving Chico Police and two Chico State students on Aug. 27 has localized and reignited the discussion regarding the relation...

Prince written on bathroom walls

Prince written on bathroom walls

Yoselin Calderon and Michael Catelli

April 24, 2016


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Suspicious Subject Sunday 9:49 a.m., Student Health CenterWhite male adult taking tires off of bikes. Disposition: Gone On Arrival.Call Type: Suspicious Subject Monday 1:22 p.m., Meriam LibrarySubject running around, throwing things up in the air, not being threat...

2-year-old wandering alone

2-year-old wandering alone

Yoselin Calderon

April 10, 2016


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Stolen Vehicle Monday 8:17 p.m., Hooker Oak AvenueReporting person said burgundy 94 Toyota 4 runner vehicle was taken.Call Type: Drunk In Public Tuesday 10:32 p.m., West 1stReporting person said his 17-year-old daughter has been drinking and was somewhere in the par...

Student urinates on someone else’s bed

Student urinates on someone else’s bed

Yoselin Calderon

March 27, 2016


Filed under Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Juvenile Problem, Monday 8:51 a.m., Moss Avenue A 13-year-old left campus and walked away from the school's administration. Call Type: Camping, Tuesday 8 a.m., West East Avenue Reporting person discovered a transient camping next to a dumpster. Call ...

Police continue fight on crime with electric motorbikes

Police continue fight on crime with electric motorbikes

Michael Catelli

March 7, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

Two stealthy motorcycles might just end crime on Chico State's campus. In mid January, The University Police Department borrowed an electric motorcycle from San Jose State’s police department to test out its capabilities on campus. After months of deliberation, University Police decided to further use the bikes both on and off campus. Accordin...

Pay rent or don’t get in

Pay rent or don’t get in

Michelle Zhu

February 27, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Chico PoliceCall Type: Vehicle Burglary, 6:05 p.m., Cohasset RoadPassenger side window of car was broken. Stolen items were a Louis Vuitton purse, matching wallet, coach sunglasses, credit cards, cash and checks. Two checks were forged for a total of $800. Call Type: Standby, 6:02 p.m., Rancheria DriveRoommates locked the repo...

Woman held at gunpoint in her car by her boyfriend’s ex

Woman held at gunpoint in her car by her boyfriend’s ex

December 6, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, Police Blotter

University Police DepartmentCall Type: Stolen Vehicle, 2:42 p.m., West Sacramento AvenueCaller left vehicle parked in Lot B near Esken Hall over break and it is now gone.Chico Police DepartmentCall Type: Refusing to Leave, 7:09 a.m., Starbucks on Broadway StreetSubject was stealing condiments from the condiment bar and refused to leave.Call Type: Ass...

Feeney aims to fix safety problems

Feeney aims to fix safety problems

Cheyanne Burens

October 11, 2015


Filed under Community, News

John Feeney has already begun to leave his mark on campus in the passing months since July when he officially became chief of the University Police Department.The new chief has several areas of concern that he plans to address throughout the first year of his term.Positive campus community relationships with policeWith 29 years under his belt as c...

Women exposes herself at children’s playground

Women exposes herself at children’s playground

Carly Plemons

October 4, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Suspicious Subject Wednesday, 1:30 a.m., Meriam LibraryMale passed out on a covered table.Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday, 11:54 a.m., Main StreetHomeless man took a women's cell phone.Call Type: Disturbance Wednesday, 11:45 p.m., WRECTwo males in a physical fight outsi...

Prostitute found ‘working’ outside of Jersey Mike’s

Prostitute found ‘working’ outside of Jersey Mike’s

Carly Plemons

September 28, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Call Type: Welfare Check, 10:32 a.m., Holt Hall An elderly woman was pushing a wheelchair in the bus loading area was asking questions that didn’t make sense. Call Type: Narcotics Violation, 10:35 a.m., Physical Science Building Found a small bag of health and safety contraband ...

Homeless person found asleep in elevator

Carly Plemons

September 17, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

University Police Department Call Type: Suspicious Subject Wednesday 1:56 a.m., Normal Avenue“Male was stumbling around front sidewalk near the bike racks.”Call Type: Transient Call Wednesday 8:45 a.m., Normal Avenue “Homeless person found sleeping in the elevator of parking structure asl...

Woman assaults staff in physical science building

Carly Plemons

September 10, 2015


Filed under News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Department Call Type: Suspicious Subject, Wednesday 9:08 a.m., on Magnolia Ave. “A man was on the front porch of a resident’s house, complaining that his work truck was stolen. The resident let him use their phone and was scared so the police were called to remove him from the por...

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