Subject in the Roadway

Case# 20-006801


At 4:40 PM, Chico Police Officers responded to several reports of a person in the roadway of Nord Ave. near East Ave. The reporting parties stated a female was running in the middle of Nord Ave while hitting vehicles and jumping onto vehicles. Officers responded and located Willieb Woods still in the roadway. Woods remained in the roadway when officers contacted her, and she refused commands to step out of the roadway. Officers attempted to physically remove Woods from the roadway, but their efforts were met with resistance. Officers were forced to restrain Woods in the roadway and use a full body restraint to prevent injury for all involved.
Woods was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and attempting to remove weapons from a peace officer.
Location: Near the intersection of Nord Ave and East Ave.
Suspect: Willieb Woods (age 26) of Chico
Supervisor: Sgt. Bauer
Commander: Lt. Rodden

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