Chico PD: Thwart Cat Thieves with “Etch & Catch” Program

In recent months, our community has experienced a significant number of thefts of Catalytic Converters, primarily from Toyota trucks and SUV’s. Thieves steal Catalytic Converters due to the value of the precious metals contained inside them. The Toyota trucks and… Continue Reading

Chico Police Warn of Publisher’s Clearinghouse Scam

Chico Police have become aware of a possible scam in which the suspect is claiming to be a Chico Police official. Since yesterday, police have received three inquiries from citizens asking if there is a Lt. Mike O’Brien employed at… Continue Reading

Chico Police Seek Help Locating Robbery Suspect

On 5/28/2011 at 2201 hrs, a robbery took place at Mangrove Bottle at 1350 Mangrove Avenue in Chico. During the robbery, two male suspects threatened the clerk with liquor bottles and claimed to have weapons. The suspects fled the scene… Continue Reading

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Chico Police Make Lewd Conduct Arrest in Lower Bidwell Park

On 08/28/2011 at 1408 hours, officers were dispatched to the area of South One-Mile Recreation Area for the report of a male adult engaging in lewd acts in front of adults and children. The adults and children were attending a… Continue Reading

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Pettersen Motorsports’ Car Show, BBQ to Benefit Chico PD K-9 Unit

Mark Pettersen, owner of Pettersen Motorsports, contacted the Chico Police Department requesting to conduct a fund raiser for the Police K9 Unit. On Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at noon, the event will take place at Pettersen Motorsports, 2961 Highway 32,… Continue Reading