Chico, CA- On 2/25/20 at approximately 1:45 pm, a female victim was walking on E.1st Street near the downtown area, when she was approached by an unknown male. The male began to try to speak with the female, and then he abruptly touched her inappropriately over her clothing. The female immediately separated herself from the male and contacted the Chico Police Department from a safe location.
The male had been contacted by Police earlier in the day due to similar reports, however, Officers were unable to develop probable cause for his arrest.
At approximately 5:36 pm, Officers were dispatched to the 700 Block of Mangrove Avenue regarding a suspicious subject. When Officers arrived, he matched the description of the suspect involved in the earlier incident. The suspect was identified as Adam Fulkerson (25 yrs). Fulkerson was positively identified as the suspect by the victim. Fulkerson admitted to the sexual battery and was later transported to Butte County Jail.
Any victims of Fulkerson are encouraged to contact the Chico Police Department and report their incidents. Please contact Chico Police at (530)897-4900.
Location: E.1st Street and Orient Street, Chico
Date/Time: 2/25/20 1:45 PM
Incident Case Number: 20-001304
Victims: Name Withheld
Suspect: Adam Fulkerson (25 Years)
Supervisor: Sgt. Nick Bauer
Watch Commander: Commander Brian Miller