Top headlines: Tuesday, May 15
Here are the top headlines for Tuesday, May 15.
Chico police arrested 24-year-old Antonio Spruell after he reportedly tried to buy hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise with a fraudulent credit card.
Police said he tried buying more than $900 worth of goods from Zumiez at the Chico Mall.
He was also found with more than $1,400 worth of goods that police believe were fraudulently purchased from the same store in Yuba City.
Fairfield parents are facing charges after ten children were found in unsanitary living conditions.
Police said the children were abused and tortured, and that it was done "for sadistic purposes."
The California Highway Patrol has identified the victim in a major injury motorcycle crash as a 56-year-old from Walla Walla, Washington.
They said he was driving at an unsafe speed and lost control of his motorcycle on a curve on Lake Boulevard Monday night.
4. Stillwater traffic advisory
A three-month closure has begun for a section of Stillwater Road, as part of a project near Highway 44.
The work began this weekend and runs until mid-August.
5. Peace officer memorial in Chico
Fallen law enforcement officers will be honored Tuesday night in Chico.
The memorial will take place at 7 p.m. at Neighborhood Church on Notre Dame Boulevard.
The event is being hosted by the Butte Law Enforcement Support Team.