On June 11, 2022, at about 10:30PM, a Chico Police Sergeant was driving on W. Sacramento Ave passing the Chico High School/Inspire School of Arts and Sciences staff/student parking lot and noticed a bicycle in between several Chico Unified School District (CUSD) vehicles. When the Sergeant stopped to investigate, he saw a male subject, later identified as Austin Teeter, age 22, sitting in a CUSD vehicles. During the investigation, the Sergeant learned Teeter got into the vehicle and removed items that he planned on taking with him. It was later confirmed Teeter was not an employee of CUSD and should not have been in the vehicle. Ultimately, Teeter was arrested and later transported to Butte County Jail for theft and tampering with a vehicle.
Location: 300th Block of W. Sacramento Ave, Chico, CA
Victim: Chico Unified School District
Suspect: Austin Teeter, age 22
Supervisor: M. Escobedo
S7 Lieutenant: O. Peña L10