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Chico Police Arrest Wanted Felon after Standoff

The suspect Joshua Boles had two felony warrants for his arrest, as well as an extensive history with the Chico Police Department. Boles history includes assault on a peace officer, resisting arrest, narcotics violations, domestic violence, and an armed and dangerous be on the lookout. When off

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 19:30:00

Chico Police Respond to Neighborhood with Guns Drawn

Neighbors in the area received a reverse 911 call and text telling them there was a person possibly armed with a gun and to take shelter in place. When police arrived to the scene they told neighbors to stay away from the windows. They also turned away neighbors trying to get to their homes.

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-21 23:48:00

Tehama County Woman Convicted of Attempted Murder

Torres was also found by a jury to have inflicted great bodily injury, used a firearm and personally and intentionally discharged a gun. The charges come from an incident that happened on September 3rd and 4th. On September 3rd Torres encountered the victim in an apartment complex in the city o

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-20 23:28:00

Weather a factor in crashes on Highway 32

Heavy fog and a rain-slick road are blamed for several car crashes on Highway 32 in the Forest Ranch area. The collisions happened Wednesday afternoon near La Castana Road. Five vehicles were involved in three crashes. One adult and one child went to the hospital with injuries. A California Highway

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 01:40:00

Colusa doubles reward fund in search for murder suspect

Salvador Garcia Jr. is wanted in connection with the death of his former girlfriend, Karen Garcia Romero. Courtesy photo The reward fund in the search for a Colusa man suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and leaving her body inside a parked vehicle in Woodland last month has doubled from $5,000 t

DAVIS ENTERPRISE - 2018-03-21 20:04:42

Lake County Sheriff: Sophisticated, explosive drug lab found in Potter Valley

Deputies and detectives raided a Potter Valley home Tuesday, finding it had been converted into a sophisticated, explosive hash oil lab capable of making large amounts of concentrated cannabis, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrested Joseph Scorese, 30, of Lakeport and Josep

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2018-03-21 17:49:00

Chico police asking for information about runaway teen

The Chico Police Department is asking for information about Brea Lewallen, 16, who they say ran away. Police say Lewallen was reported as a runaway by her father on March 19. Lewallen is described as being 5-foot-5-inches, 130 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Lewallen's father said she does

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-03-21 17:59:40

Reward increased in search for Salvador Garcia Jr.

Colusa County, Calif.-- The reward has now been increased as part of the search for Salvador Garcia Jr., the man suspected of killing a young mother from Williams. It's been over two months since Karen Garcia's body was found in Woodland parking lot days after her disappearance. While her famil

ACTIONNEWSNOW.COM - 2018-03-22 00:40:00

Paradise man arrested after taking child, leading officers on almost 12 hour search

A Paradise man was arrested Tuesday after officials say he took his child from his ex-girlfriends home and led officers on an almost 12-hour long search for him and the child. Monday, at approximately 8:49 p.m., dispatch received a 911 call from a woman in Paradise who sounded hysterical and told o


Local officials, CA Dept. of Justice investigating Glenn Co. suspicious death

The Glenn County Sheriff's Office, along with the California Department of Justice crime scene investigation unit, is investigating a suspicious death in Willows after a report of a possible burglary resulted in the discovery of a dead man. Officials said at 10:06 a.m. Friday, the Glenn County Emer


Chico manufacturer expanding at airport

Chico manufacturer Fifth Sun hosted a pizza party on the slab of its new building earlier this month. There were 24 tables of 8-foot lengths set end to end to accommodate the company's 230 employees and show the size of the new building. Contributed photo Chico >> Roaming the streets of the Chico A


Passing motorist calls 911, gets burglary suspect arrested

Chico police arrested a man after a passing motorist witnessed a break-in and called 911 Friday morning. According to officials, a man was driving near 1006 Main Street when he saw movement near the front doors and glass breaking. The witness called 911 after seeing a man leave the building carryin


Olivehurst man drowns after ATV crash in ravine

An Olivehurst man was killed early Saturday after the ATV he was operating rolled over, pinning him in a shallow pool of water where he drowned, according to the California Highway Patrol. A witness told the CHP that the driver of the ATV, a man in his 50s, attempted to cross a "narrow, steep ravine


Chico Police seeking suspects in school custodian's attack, robbery

Chico Police say it happened at 9:55 p.m. Thursday night at Rosedale Elementary School on Oak Street. They say they arrived to find the victim suffering from a number of injuries to the face after being attacked and robbed. Police say the victim, who works as a custodian for the Chico Unified Sch


One dead on Chico State campus after fall from Butte Hall stairwell

According to Chico State, one person is dead after they fell from one of the stairwells in Butte Hall. Classes in Butte and Plumas Hall have been canceled until further notice. It is unknown at this time if the victim was a student at Chico State. We have a reporter on the way, please check back


Colusa murder suspect's mom wants visitation of victim's daughter

A Colusa man wanted by police on suspicion of murdering his ex-girlfriend is still wanted; and his mother is petitioning the courts for visitation rights to the daughter he shared with the victim. Two months ago, law enforcement ruled Karen Garcia, 21, of Colusa was killed by blunt force trauma to t


Chico police release 2017 crime statistics

But police chief Michael O'Brien disputed those numbers Frday during a press conference. O'Brien said the numbers in the USA today report did not accurately reflect the city of Chico because it combined statistics from all of the law enforcement agencies in butte county. *but* he's not disputing th


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Butte County's most wanted

The Butte County Sheriff's Office is seeking Jason Burns Mecham for a felony warrant charging him with assault likely to produce great bodily injury and using a deadly weapon. Mecham, 41, is 6-foot-0, 210 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sherif


Massive tree crashed down in Paradise

It's truly lucky this story doesn't end in tragedy. John Babcock owns the property off Stearns Road and said the ponderosa pine tree came down at about 10:30 Wednesday morning in the front yard. Scroll for more content... A disabled veteran lives there and was home at the time but luckily the tre