A man is in custody after a stabbing and attempted carjacking in Chico. Officers were sent to the 29 hundred block of Burnap Avenue around 5:30 Friday night where they found the victim and he was transported to the hospital for a non-life threatening stab wound. While officers were in the area they say they heard a woman screaming. Soon after a woman drove up to officers and reported that a man matching the description of the stabbing suspect had allegedly punched her in an attempt to take her car. The suspect, 26-year-old William Castor was found and arrested for attempted carjacking. The stabbing is still under investigation.
Meanwhile, Castor was one of multiple people arrested by the Street Crimes Unit last week. The Street Crimes Unit made 36 arrests during week 4 since being activated during Chico State and Butte College's Winter Intersession. Many of those arrests for drugs and outstanding arrest warrants. According to Chico Police, the Street Crimes Unit focuses on Quality of Life Crimes that affect residents of Chico.