On January 19, 2023, at approximately 9 a.m., The Chico Police Dispatch Center received a call from a person stating they had seen a social media post from a former employee of Enloe Medical Center making threats to harm unidentified employee(s) of Enloe Medical Center in Chico. Officers from the Police Department responded and made contact with employees of the hospital and security staff. The former employee, identified as Kate Stallone, identified a day on which she intended on carrying out her actions in her social media post. That day was today.
As Officers were investigating the threats, Ms. Stallone was seen entering the hospital. She quickly turned around and exited the hospital and left in her vehicle. A responding officer saw Stallone a short distance from the hospital. She was driving recklessly but yielded when the Officer initiated a traffic stop on her vehicle.
Stallone was arrested for Section 422 of the California Penal Code; Willfully threatening to commit a crime which will result in death or great bodily injury to another person.
Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to call Chico PD at (530) 897-4910 and reference CPD Case # 23-000370
Location: Enloe Hospital 1531 Esplanade, Chico CA
Suspect: Kate Stallone, 41 years old from Chico
Supervisor: Sgt. J. Adrian S14
Commander: Lt. T. Tupper L7
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