Law enforcement searching trains north of Chico

Jun 1, 2015 12:30 AM by Charlene Cheng

UPDATE 9:53 p.m.: Per the Chico Police Department, both trains have been checked and cleared. No subject was located.


Chico Police, the Butte County Sheriff's Office, and the CHP are currently searching two trains north of Chico, in regards to a report that a possible armed subject is in one of the boxcars.

Southern Pacific has one train stopped near the East Avenue crossing (blocking East Ave.) and the other is stopped near Wilson Landing Road/Cana Hwy.

Motorists are asked to take alternate routes as the trains are cleared.


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