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Chico Street Crimes Unit: 16 arrests made

In its sixth week of operation, Chico Street Crimes "D" Unit made 16 arrests in addition to the several arrests in cooperation with Walmart Asset Department.

Posted: Jul 7, 2019 9:51 AM
Updated: Jul 7, 2019 5:56 PM

CHICO, Calif. - In its sixth week of operation, Chico Street Crimes "D" Unit made 16 arrests in addition to the several arrests made in cooperation with Walmart Asset Department.

The "D" Unit conducted an operation with Walmart as to arrest and hold accountable those who were caught committing retail theft. This partnered operation resulted in several arrests.

Chico Police Department has been advocating partnership with stores to encourage businesses to hold those committing retail theft accountable.

In addition to the several Walmart arrests, 16 additional people were arrested on the Esplanade corridor between East Avenue and 11th Avenue.

Seized this week was more than one ounce of Heroin and more than one ounce of Methamphetamine, both packed with the intent to sell. There was also a sawed-off shotgun seized from a known felon.

To date, 98 people have been arrested in the six weeks of the "D" Unit's operation.

Above are examples of arrests made by the unit in its sixth week.

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