Suspect in Custody
The Chico Police Department Violence Suppression Unit (VSU) identified DAYVON HANKINS (23) of Sacramento, as a suspect in the robbery that occurred at W. 12th St. and Ivy St. on October 28th 2020. VSU Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for HANKINS.
On 12/08/2021, Sacramento PD arrested HANKINS on Chico PD’s arrest warrant for robbery. Sacramento PD had also obtained arrest warrants for HANKINS for unrelated robberies in their jurisdiction.
See original press release below.
Investigator: VSU Detective Fliehr
Watch Commander: T. Tupper
Location: W. 12th St. and Ivy St. Chico, CA
Date/Time: 10/28/2020 @0100 hours
On the above date and time Chico Police officers responded to the area of W. 12th St. and Ivy St. for a reported robbery with a firearm. Officers arrived and contacted a male and female victim. The victims told officers they were walking to an apartment when they were confronted by two males, not known to them. The suspects demanded the male victim handover his wallet and cellular phone. During the incident, the suspects brandished a firearm and threatened to the shoot the victims. The male victim relinquished his wallet and cellular phone to the suspects who then fled on foot.
The victim described the two suspects as a black male adult, mid 20’s, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and pants. The second suspect was described by the victim as a light skinned Hispanic male adult, possibly a white male adult, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and pants. In addition, officers developed information that the suspects may have left the location in a newer, white 4dr sedan, possibly a Mercedes.
Suspect 1: Black male adult, mid 20’s, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and pants.
Suspect 2: Hispanic male adult, possibly a light skinned white male adult, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and pants.