Woman Crashes Through Fence of Home in Chico

Sep 25, 2013 2:38 PM

A Chico woman is behind bars following a bizarre hit and run incident where she allegedly drove through a homeowner's backyard. It happened just before 10 a.m. this morning near the Villa East Apartments on Shasta Avenue. Witnesses told police that the woman, identified as Emilee Stidham, left the apartment complex parking lot and drove through the backyard fence of a home on Medford Lane. She then reportedly hit a parked car before crashing into a large rock. Stidham ran from the scene but was later arrested by police. Officers say she had assaulted her elderly mother during an argument before getting into her car. They also say Stidham did not appear to be under the influence of any drugs or alcohol.


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