Chico, CA – On 06/2/2020, around 6 P.M., Chico Police dispatch received information of a subject using a paint marker to draw a swastika on a light pole at E. 4th St. and Main St. This occurred while a peaceful gathering was protesting taking place across the street in front of the council chambers.
Chico Police Officers located Thomas Bona walking in the area. Bona matched the description provided by several citizen’s who reported this crime. Ultimately Bona was arrested for vandalism. The investigation is on going to determine if additional charges will be requested against Bona.
Location: E. 4th St. and Main St.
Suspect: Thomas Bona (age 34) of Chico
Supervisor: Commander Miller