Walk By Shooting Suspects Apprehended

Case# 21-005326


On 9/4/21 at approximately 9:19 PM, Chico Police Dispatch received reports of a male threatening to shoot people. Dispatch learned that the subject was associated with two other males and they had fired several shots into a residence on Wisconsin Street, Chico. As these subjects were leaving the area, they threatened a subject and pointed a firearm at them. Officers arrived on scene and contacted three subjects leaving the area on foot. Two of the subjects failed to follow the direction of Officers and continued to attempt to flee by walking away. Officers were able to detain all three subjects without significant incident. One of the subjects was in possession of a 9mm handgun. 

Officers identified the subjects as Mario Urzuaavalos (19 yrs), Alan Partida (23 yrs old), and Jesus Baez (27 yrs old).

Violent Suppression Unit Detectives responded to the scene and assisted with the investigation. VSU Detectives were able to identify the subjects and their activities as gang related offenses. All three subjects were arrested for a variety of charges, including Promoting a Criminal Street Gang, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Criminal Threats, Conspiracy, Exhibiting a deadly Weapon, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
All three arrested subjects were transported to Butte County Jail.

Location: 700 Block Wisconsin Street, Chico CA
Date/Time: 9/4/21 9:19 PM
Incident Case Number: 21-005326
Victims: Name Withheld
Suspect: Listed Above
Supervisor: Sgt. Nick Bauer
Watch Commander: Lt. Rodden The Chico Police Department is committed to ensuring our community is a safe place to live, work, and recreate within!

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