On 7/29/22 at approximately 1:46 am, Chico Police Officers were sent to an alarm call at Big Chico Burger (1550 East Ave, Chico). Officers received information that an exterior door was unsecure. Officers discovered evidence that the building door had been forced open. Owners of the business supplied Officers with surveillance. Detectives reviewed the surveillance and quickly recognized Nathan Henderson (31 yrs old) as the suspect. Detectives obtained a warrant for Henderson’s arrest.
Chico Police Officers and Detectives searched for Henderson for several weeks. On 8/16/22, members of the Chico Police Target Team and Detectives began searching the Lindo Channel between Mangrove Ave and Esplanade. Henderson was discovered hiding out in a tent at this location. Henderson was taken into custody without incident.
Detectives discovered further evidence that Henderson was the Big Chico Hamburglar. Henderson was later transported to Butte County Jail.
Location: Big Chico Burger (1550 East Ave, Chico CA)
Date/Time: 7/29/22 01:46 AM
Incident Case Number: 22-004678
Victims: Names Withheld
Suspect: Nathan Henderson (31 yrs old)
Supervisor: Sgt. Nick Bauer
Watch Commander: Lt. Miller