On December 24, 2022, at 3:53 p.m., an alert citizen noticed a suspicious-looking package near the sidewalk at the 1100 block of Magnolia Avenue in Chico. The citizen called the Chico Police Department. Officers responded and examined the package. Due to its suspicious nature, the Butte County Bomb Squad was notified and responded.
The 1100 block of Magnolia Avenue was closed for approximately one and ½ hours while the package was examined by members of the Butte County Bomb Squad. The package was determined to be harmless.
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the Chico Police Department at (530) 897-4910 and reference case # 22-007831.
Location: 1100 block of Magnolia Avenue in Chico
Supervisor/Commander: T. Tupper L7
The Chico Police Department is committed to ensuring our community is a safe place to live, work, and recreate within!