On 5/19/2020 at approximately 1713 hours, Chico Police Officers
were flagged down in the 1100 block of Park Avenue in regards to
a vandalism that had just occurred. An employee at a local car
dealership indicated a subject, later identified as Justin
Zillyette, had just thrown rocks through the windshields of
multiple vehicles. Zillyette also damaged the hood of another
vehicle. The dealership estimated the damage at approximately
$1,000.00. Zillyette was contacted a short distance away by
Officers and arrested for felony vandalism.
It should be noted that Zillyette was arrested previously in Feb. for similar behavior in downtown Chico. During this incident Zillyette broke windows to multiple downtown businesses and damaged multiple vehicles parked in the area. During this incident Zillyette caused approximately $2,500.00 in damage.
Chico, CA –
Location: 1100 Block Park Avenue
Suspect: Justin Zillyette
Case: 20-2689 and 20-0855
Supervisor: P. Durfee, Officer in Charge
Commander: B. Miller, Commander