Chico police operation targets Bidwell Park crime

Aug 19, 2015 5:12 PM by News Staff

An early morning operation by the Chico Police Department targeting crime in Bidwell Park has landed two people in jail.

Chico police along with Chico Park Rangers conducted a special patrol in Bidwell Park, near One Mile Wednesday morning, with the goal of addressing recent spikes in bike thefts, drug sales, and pollution.

Two people, 31-year-old Chico resident Steven Delmage and 28-year-old Chico resident Shayne Tinnel were arrested, while another two citations were issued for camping violations.

Police say the park patrols will be occurring regularly.


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