On 5/22/2022 at 12:38 am, a Chico Police Officer attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of W. 4th Avenue and Magnolia Avenue. The vehicle did not stop for the Officers until it reached Enloe Medical Center. Officers later learned the vehicle did not stop because two subjects in the vehicle had suffered injuries from a stabbing which occurred in the 300 block of Humboldt Avenue. Not having this information at the time Enloe Medical Center was placed on a precautionary lockdown until Officers on scene were able to determine what occurred. The lockdown was lifted a short time later. The victims of the stabbing suffered non-life threatening injuries and were treated by medical personnel. During the investigation a suspect was identified as Alexis Garcia of Chico. Officers returned to the scene of the stabbing and located Garcia still on scene. Garcia was arrested for the violation of 245(a)(1) of the California Penal Code, assault with a deadly weapon. A second suspect, identified as Dylan George, was arrested for the violation of 32 of the California Penal Code, accessory after the fact. This is defined as knowingly harboring, concealing, or aiding a felon, in order to protect the person from arrest. Both suspects were later transported to Butte County Jail.

Location: 300 Block of Humboldt Avenue

Victim(s): Withheld Suspect

(s): Alexis Garcia, 18 years of age from Chico

Dylan George, 18 years of age from Chico

Supervisor: Sergeant Peter Durfee

Lieutenant: Lieutenant Omar Peña

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