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2020 - Press Releases

01:05:20 Desperate Suspect Arrested on Multiple Charges

01:01:20 DUI Investigation Leads to Heroin Arrest

2019 - Press Releases

12:31:19 Nord Ave Traffic Detour

12:30:19 Robbery at Boot Barn

12:30:19 Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony

12:29:19 Street Crimes "D" Unit - Winter Week 2

12:24:19 Assualt with a Deadly Weapon Arrest

12:20:19 Walgreens Robberies

12:15:19 City Center Arrest

12:08:19 Traffic Collision and DUI Arrest

12:05:19 Stabbing update

12:04:19 Felony Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon

11:30:19 Resisting Arrest

11:30:19 Shooting -Felon in possession for firearm

11:29:19 Deceased Female

11:25:19 Embezzlement Arrest

11:20:19 Illegal Possession of Firearms

11:17:19 Mental Health Eval.

11:15:19 Serial Night Time Prowler Arrest

11:11:19 Possession of Controlled Substance Arrest

11:11:19 Vehivle vs Ped DUI

11:07:19 Felon with a Sawed-Off Shotgun Arrest

11:04:19 DUI Hit and Run Arrest

11:04:19 Halloween 2019 Statistics

11:02:19 Residential Burglary Arrest

11:01:19 Update- Missing Teen

11:01:19 Burglary Arrest at Coast Physical Therapy

10:31:19 Missing Teen - Update

10:31:19 Pick and Pull Night-time Prowler Arrest

10:27:19 Domestic Dispute and Vehicle Pursuit

10:26:19 Robbery and Vehicle Theft

10:26:19 Fatal Traffic Accident

10:25:19 Animal Cruelty

10:24:19 Stolen Vehicle Arrest

10:24:19 Neighborhood Prowler Arrested

10:22:19 K9 Apprehends a wanted Felon

10:19:19 Restisting Arrest with Violence and Battery on a Plie Officer

10:18:19 Commercial Burglary Arrest

10:16:19 Robbery Suspect Arrested

10:14:19 Occupied Stole vehicle Arrest

10:08:19: Traffic Light Safety During Power Outages

10:07:19: Early Morning Fire at Comanche Creek Injures One Subject

10:06:19: Intoxicated Subject Discharges Firearm into Ceiling of Residence

10:03:19 Sexual Assault Arrest

10:02:19 Illegal Weapon and DUI Arrest

10:02:19 Media Advisory Coffee with a Cop

10:01:19: Assault with Great Bodily Injury

09:28:19 Runaway Juvenile UPDATE

09:28:19 Runaway Juvenile

09:27:19 Fatal Vehicle Vs Pedestrian Collision

09:24:19 Rolling Gun Battle E.12th and Nelson

09:24:19 Burglary and Elder Abuse

09:22:19 Resisting an Officer and Shoplift Arrest

09:21:19 Stabbing at W. 3rd St. and Cedar St.

09:20:19 Media Advisory Press Conference- Crime Map Portal

09:19:19 Arrest of three Adults for Sexual Assualt of a Juvenile

09:19:19 Commerical Burglary Arrest

0919:19 Arson Arrest

09:17:19 Dead Body Found

09:17:19 Update-Mising Hiker Located

09:17:19 Missing adult hiker in Upper Bidwell Park

09:17:19 Commercial Burglary Arrest

09:15:19 Fatal Train vs. Pedestrian Collision

09:14:19 Arrest of drug adict w/ a firearm at Walmart

09:12:19 Stolen Bike returned to Owner within hour of theft

09:12:19 Shoplifter in Custody at Safeway

09:10:19 Stolen Vehicle Recovery

09:09:19 Assult w/ a Deadly Weapon Vehicle pursuit

09:08:19 Naked Burglar Arrest

07:07:19 Arrest of 290PC Registrant

08:31:19 Stabbing at Creekside Village Mobile Park

08:26:19 Agitated Subject in a Tree

08:18:19 Battery and Robbery

08:17:19 Burglary and Sexual Battery

08:15:19 Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle

08:15:19 Late NIght Pursuit in North Chico

08:15:19 Shooting at Palm and E. 10th

08:14:19 Comanche Creek Fire

08:13:19 Cruelty to animal

08:12:19 Felony Firearms Violations and Restraining Order Violation

08:09:19 Stolen Vehicle Arrest

08:09:19 Vehicle Pursuit- Two in Custody

08:06:19 Response letter regarding Proposed Needle Exchange

08:05:19 Robbery

08:05:19 Mass Shooting Events - Message from Chief O'Brien

08:05:19 Two In-Custody After Shoe Prints Match

08:04:19 Week Ten Street Crimes "D" Unit

08:01:19 Home Invasion Suspect Arrested - 1400 Block of N. Cherry Street

07:30:19 K-9 Odin Smells Trouble

07:28:19 Week Nine Street Crimes "D" Unit

07:25:19 First Responder Drill at Chico High School

07:22:19: Domestic Violence Suspect Negotiated off Rooftop

07:21:19 Week Eight Street Crime "D" Unit

07:20:19: Robbery and Shooting - 1100 Block of N. Cedar Street

07:14:19: Week Seven Street Crimes "D" Unit

07:13:19: Felon in Possession of Firearm - Arrested by the Street Crimes Unit

07:11:19: Prowler Apprehended - Jillian Lane

07:11:19: Suicidal Subject

07:10:19: Robbery and Stabbing at the former Graduate Restaurant - W. 8th Street

07:09:19: Stolen Vehicle Suspect Captured

07:07:19: Home Invasion - 500 Block of Pomona Avenue

07:07:19: Week Six Street Crimes "D" Unit

07:05:19: Juvenile Arrests for Resisting/Delaying a Peace Officer in Bidwell Park

07:04:19: Car Thief Arrested at the Gas Pump

07:04:19: Several Arrested After Fireworks Cause Small Brush Fire

06:29:19: Week Five Street Crimes "D" Unit

06:24:19: Fatal Vehicle Accident

06:23:19: Week Four Street Crimes "D" Unit

06:21:19: Inappropriate Communication with a Minor

06:20:19: Marijuana Robbery

06:19:19: Kidnapping Phone Scam

06:19:19: Vaping Decoy Operation

06:17:19: Law Enforcement Torch Run Press Release

06:16:19: Week Three Street Crimes "D" Unit

06:15:19: Hit and Run

06:15:19: Shots Fired

06:12:19: Vandalism and Hate Crime Arrest

06:11:19: DUI Collision

06:09:19: Week Two Street Crimes "D" Unit

05:31:19: Drug sales

05:31:19: Shooting update

05:30:19: Week One Street Crimes "D" Unit

05:29:19: Retail Watch Program PSA's Released

05:27:19: Residential Burglar apprehended

05:26:19: Shooting

05:20:19: Stabbing and Robbery

05:18:19: Train vs Pedestrian Fatality

05:15:19: Shoplifting-Target

05:15:19: Brandishing Arrest

05:10:19: Reckless Evading Police

05:07:19: Sex Offender and Child Pornography

05:06:19: Assault Battery

05:04:19: Shots heard: Armed Felon Arrested

05:02:19: Robbery Arrest

05:02:19: Rapist Apphrended

04:30:19: Man with Gun at Enloe Hospital

04:29:19: Downtown Fight

04:29:19: Reckless Driver Appehended

04:29:19: Residential Burglar Apprehended

04:28:19: Stabbing

04:28:19: Shots Fired

04:28:19: Stolen Vehicle Pursuit

04:26:19: Burglary and Stolen Vehicle

04:25:19: Shooting into an Unoccupied Vehicle

04:24:19: Shoplifting at Home Depot

04:24:19: Mill Street Burglary

04:22:19: Robbery on Lassen Ave.

04:22:19: Train vs. Pedestrian Collision

04:22:19: Domestic Dispute with Firearm

04:20:19: Assault with Firearm

04:18:19: Motorcyclist and Single Car Collision

04:18:19: Strong Arm Robbery

04:18:19: Arrest 20th Street Park

04:18:19: City Plaza Vandalism

04:15:19: Vehicle Collision (UPDATE)

04:14:19: Armed Robbery (UPDATE)

04:13:19: Vehicle Collision

04:13:19: Armed Robbery

04:05:19: Stolen Vehicle Recovery and Stolen Property Arrest

04:02:19: Weather Event Floods Roadways and Residences

04:02:19: Cesar Chavez Holiday Weekend

04:01:19: Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Two Felons for Drug and Gun Possession

03:31:19: Cesar Chavez Weekend Turns Dangerous

03:29:19: Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision on Nord Avenue & W. 1st Street

03:28:19: Storage Unit Burglary - Two in Custody

03:27:19: Shoplifters Arrested

03:24:19: Man Arrested for Battery on an Officer and Resisting with Violence

03:23:19: Home Invasion Robbery - Suspects Arrested

03:21:19: Assault with a Firearm

03:20:19: Robbery

03:18:19: Armed Robbery (UPDATE)

03:15:19: Armed Robbery

03:15:19: Hit and Run Collision

03:13:19: Cemetery Vandalism

03:12:19: Multiple Vehicle Vandalism Update

03:07:19: Threats at Pleasant Valley High School

03:07:19: Robbery/Homicide (UPDATE)

03:06:19: Airport Disruption

03:06:19: Shoplifting Home Depot (UPDATED)

03:06:19: Shoplifting Home Depot

03:05:19: Stabbing on Nord Ave.

03:05:19: Stabbing by Juvenile

02:28:19: Stabbing on Broadway

02:28:19: Shooting Update

02:26:19: Rite Aid Robbery Suspect Arrested

02:26:19: K-Mart Shoplifter Arrested

02:25:19: Car Thief Apprehended

02:25:19: Phone Fraud

02:24:19: Stabbing Update (Arrest)

02:23:19: Shooting

02:23:19: Multiple Vehicle Vandalism

02:23:19: Robbery

02:23:19: Stabbing

02:14:19: Petty Theft

02:12:19: Serial Burgler Arrested

02:12:19: Domestic Violence Arrest

02:11:19: Robbery

02:11:19: Attempted Vehicle Theft

02:10:19: Wanted Felon Apprehended After Ramming Police Vehicle

02:10:19: Possession of Stolen Property Arrest

02:08:19: Burglary Arrest

02:05:19: Drug Interdiction

02:03:19: Robbery

01:31:19: Stolen Vehicle

01:31:19: Sexual Assault

01:30:19: Possession of Stolen Property

01:25:19: Robbery at Rite Aid

01:24:19: Scholarship (Mounted Enforcement Team)

01:24:19: Assault with a Deadly Weapon

01:14:19: Robbery Mangrove Ave.

01:11:19: Information Request

01:10:19: Shooting Update - Arrests Made

01:06:19: Armed Robbery Nord Avenue

01:05:19: Shooting Warner Street

01:03:19: Armed Robbery Mangrove Ave


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