On September 5, 2023, while on patrol, a Chico Police Officer saw a wanted subject riding a bicycle near the Cozy Diner on Mangrove Ave. The suspect, Zachary Brown, was initially cooperative but attempted to flee when the officer tried to arrest him on a warrant. Brown was arrested after a brief struggle, and he was found to be in possession of 84 grams of suspected fentanyl and brass knuckles.
Brown was booked into Butte County Jail for possession of a controlled substance, possession of a prohibited weapon, resisting arrest, and a felony warrant.
Location: 1659 Mangrove Ave.
Suspect: Zachary Brown (age 28)
Supervisor: Sgt. M. Williams
Lieutenant: Lt. M. Rodden