Pursuit of Stolen Car Travels Through Chico


Chico, CA – On 05/29/2021, at approximately 1235 hours, The Chico Police Department became aware of members of the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office in pursuit of a stolen vehicle eastbound on State Highway 32 coming toward Chico. The pursuit traveled into west Chico from Highway 32, east to the Esplanade then into the Chico downtown area at a high rate of speed. The pursuit then traveled to the Chapmantown area where Glenn County deputies lost sight of the vehicle. The unoccupied vehicle was later located on Guill Street in Chico. The driver of the vehicle was not located and remains at large.
The Chico Police Department did not engage in this pursuit out of concern for the safety of the Chico public. Members of the Chico Police Department assisted the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office by attempting to close intersections, locating the stolen vehicle and conducting an area check for the suspect.
Investigators with the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office are leading the investigation into the identity of this suspect. Anyone with information related to the suspect’s identity is encouraged to call the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 934-6441.

Location: Chico
Date/Time: 05/29/2021 1235 hours
Victim: State of California
Suspect: Unknown

Supervisor: D. Gregory S8

Watch Commander: T. Tupper L7

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