Burglary Suspect Apprehended by Chico Police K9 Kimbo

Case# 20-006789


On 12/11/20 at approximately 2255 hours, Chico Police Officers responded to Pick-n-Pull regarding an alarm. Officers began searching the premises, utilizing K9 Officer Marshall and his partner Kimbo. During the search, Officers observed a subject flee from them toward a corner of the business out of their view. Kimbo tracked the subject’s scent to a van. Officers located belongings that they believed belonged to the suspect. Officer Marshall used Kimbo to search the interior of the van after the suspect failed to respond to Officers announcements and continued to attempt to evade capture. The suspect was apprehended by Kimbo with a bite to his lower leg. Officers then took the suspect into custody safely without any further incident. The suspect was immediately treated for his injuries and later transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was identified as John Logan Brickner (51 yrs old). Brickner had a felony warrant for his arrest for a violation of Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS).

Brickner was charged with the following California offenses:
21310 Penal Code: Carrying a Concealed Dirk or Dagger
664/459 Penal Code: Attempted Burglary
148(a) Penal Code: Resisting or Obstructing a Peace Officer
10852 Vehicle Code: Vehicle Tampering
647(h) Penal Code: Prowling
466 Penal Code: Possession of Burglary Tools
496(a) Penal Code: Possession of Stolen Property

Location: Pick-n-Pull (397 E. Park Ave, Chico CA)
Date/Time: 12/11/20 2255 hrs
Incident Case Number: 20-006789
Victims: Pick-n-Pull, State of California
Suspect: John Logan Brickner (51 yrs old)
Supervisor: Sgt. Nick Bauer
Watch Commander: Lt. Rodden

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