Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Felony Child Abuse


On 9/04/2020 at approximately 1522 hrs. the Chico Police Department received a report of a non-injury vehicle collision that occurred in the parking lot of a business in the 1100 block of Nord Ave. 

An investigation revealed that two vehicles were involved in a minor collision in the parking lot. Immediately after the collision, the driver of the suspect vehicle, 21 year old Larry Hornsby of Stockton, CA, intentionally rammed his vehicle into the victim vehicle, causing major damage to his own vehicle. A total of 6 people were inside the victim vehicle, to include several young children. All parties were uninjured, and Hornsby was arrested at scene for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and felony Child Abuse. Hornsby was transported to the Butte County Jail and booked on the charges.

Location: 1100 Block Nord Ave. Chico, Ca

Date/Time: 09/04/2020 1522 hrs.
Suspect: 21 year old Larry Hornsby 
Charges: 245(a)(1) PC, 273a(a) PC
Supervisor: David Bailey, Officer in Charge
Watch Commander: Mike Williams 

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