Man Arrested After Chico Tobacco Shop Burglary

Jun 13, 2013 8:08 AM

Chico Police arrest one man for allegedly breaking into a tobacco shop.
It happened around two this morning at X-Hale Tobacco on Nord Avenue.
When officers arrived on scene they saw the suspect take off on foot.
After a short pursuit, police found 21-year-old John Bruton in some bushes in the area of Stewart Avenue and Bidwell.
Officers found some stolen merchandise on Burton Rd, including flashlights and over the counter medication.
Police say this store has been a target of burglars in the past.
No major damage was done to the store this morning.


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