One of Shasta County’s Most Wanted arrested after hammer attack

REDDING – Redding Police officers arrested one of Shasta County’s Most Wanted Monday, May 16. The man allegedly threatened to kill a City of Redding Parks employee and attempted to attack him with a claw hammer, according to a Redding Police official. Officers arrested the alleged suspect, identified as Patrick Francis Brooks, 26 years, a Redding area transient. Brooks had fled […]

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Deputies safely detain suicidal man in Redding after brief standoff

REDDING – A suicidal man armed with a realistic looking – but replica – handgun was safely detained by Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies Thursday, May 5, Shasta Sheriff’s Deputy J. Ruiz wrote in a press release. During the incident, Airport road was temporarily closed and nearby residents were cautioned to remain in their homes, for their own safety. Deputies have only […]

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Deputies stop machete-wielding vet suffering PTSD from killing himself in Shingletown

SHINGLETOWN – Deputies confronted a suicidal military veteran who was armed with a machete and a large knife, Friday, May 6. Despite having already written a suicide note and threatening to slash his own throat, deputies were successful in calming the man and detaining him. Deputies determined the man was a military veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He was […]

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Man found dead in Redding pond, officials seek public’s help

REDDING – Officials from the Redding Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance in locating family members of a man found floating face down in a pond at an apartment complex located at 2155 Park Marina Drive, Redding. Although the victim has been identified by coroner’s officials, nobody from the man’s family has been identified or located. The victim was identified […]

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Lakehead domestic violence incident leads to attempted murder charges

LAKEHEAD – Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Friday, May 13, after he allegedly attempted to murder his wife the previous evening. The man has been accused of repeatedly choking his girlfriend until she lost consciousness. The violent incident occurred on Thursday, May 12, in the 19000 block of Oak Knoll Drive, in Lakehead. The alleged suspect, identified as […]

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Report of shots fired in Shasta Lake apartment complex yields no arrests

From the Shasta County Sheriff’s Log   On Friday, May 13th, 2016, at approximately 10:20 PM, deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Operations Division and the City of Shasta Lake Division responded to a report of a suspicious unknown male subject near an apartment building located at 4087 Flower St. in the City of Shasta Lake. While responding […]

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Castella child custody exchange leads to attempted murder charges

CASTELLA – Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man, Saturday, May 14, after the subject allegedly choked the mother of his child unconscious during a custody exchange of their 14-month-old child, according to a sheriff official. The alleged suspect was identified as 40-year-old Shea Montgomery. Following an investigation into the incident, deputies arrested Shea for domestic violence, child abuse and attempted murder, Deputy […]

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BURNEY – Man arrested during residential burglary of occupied home

Kaitlyn Bradshaw, contributing writer   Burney – Deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Burney Station arrested a man Saturday, April 09, after the man allegedly broke into a woman’s residence while she was sleeping in her room. After breaking into the occupied house, located in the 37000 block of Blue Way, the man reportedly went to sleep in a bed inside the […]

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Burney man facing numerous felony charges following incident at church

BURNEY – A man was arrested on Friday, March 04, after a member of the Word of Life Church in Burney, reported a suspicious subject armed with a knife in the church parking lot, according to Shasta County Sheriff’s Sergeant Quentin Johnston. The citizen called 911 at about 10:40 a.m., and told SHASCOM emergency communications dispatchers that the male was acting […]

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