Felon Arrested with Handgun After Noise Complaint at Party

Chico Police Officers responded to a party where a noise complaint had been called in on June 9th on the 500 block of West 11th Street.

Posted: Jun. 12, 2018 2:39 PM
Updated: Jun. 12, 2018 2:41 PM

CHICO, Calif.—Chico Police Officers responded to a party where a noise complaint had been called in on June 9th on the 500 block of West 11th Street.

While officers were dealing with the noise complaint an officer witnessed a subject at the party in possession of a handgun.

The person was detained and provided a false name and date of birth.

The man was arrested for a weapons violation and for providing false information to a peace officer.

Ultimately the man was identified as Eric Cervantes, 19 years old.

A further check of Cervantes found that he was a convicted felon banned from possessing firearms.

Cervantes was charged with this violation as well.

During the call six other people were arrested for various warrants, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and minors in possession of alcohol.

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