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Police corner man suspected of stealing partner’s vehicle

The location on the 3100 block of The Esplanade where a man was pursued and cornered by police.

Angelina Mendez

October 29, 2019

Police pursued a man Sunday who was reported for stealing his girlfriend's car and driving under the influence. On Sunday afternoon, Chico Police Department (CPD) officers responded to a reported domestic dispute on the 3100 block of Esplanade, according to a news release. Police received a call from a...

Police chase leads to arrest of two felons

Two people arrested after police chase. Created by Gordy Papalias

Gordy Papalias

April 2, 2019

Officers engaged in a pursuit at 1:42 a.m. on Monday when a vehicle sped down East 9th Street at the Highway 99 overpass and didn’t yield to officers.One suspect exited the moving vehicle on Humboldt Avenue at Bartlett Street and ran from police. While fleeing, the suspect dropped a loaded 9mm pistol before being caught a short distance away with cocaine, ecstasy and mushrooms.The suspect was identified as 28-year-old David Pacheco and was arrested and charged with reckless evading, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of ammunition by a felon, possession of specific drugs for the purpose of sales, being armed while possessing drugs for sale and resist...

Man arrested for stealing car and leading police on a vehicle pursuit

Man arrested for stealing car and leading police on a vehicle pursuit

Josiah Nicholl

April 3, 2018

Butte County Sheriff deputies were led on a vehicle pursuit from the area of E. Lassen Ave. to Cohasset Road on Monday.According to a press release from the Chico Police Department, the incident occurred at about 2:35 p.m. Deputies pursued a black Honda sedan that had been reported stolen and was drivi...

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