Ono standoff, SWAT call-out ends after shot fired at deputies

ONO — A Shasta County probationer and wanted felon who fired a shot at deputies trying to apprehend the man was arrested after an hours-long barricaded standoff in Ono last night, Sunday, Jan. 26. During the lengthy standoff the man who was arrested, 31-year-old, Jake Matthew Houser, barricaded himself inside an unoccupied cabin; “claiming he was heavily armed, the house […]

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Prowler pulls gun-shaped lighter on homeowner – who responds with own, real gun

REDDING — A suspected Redding prowler learned the hard way not to brandish a gun-shaped lighter on a homeowner – who happened to be a concealed weapon permit holder – and responded by pulling out his own, very real handgun and chasing the would-be burglar from his neighborhood this morning, Saturday, Jan. 24. Although no shots were fired during the […]

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UPDATE: More details emerge after sisters killed in Menifee crash that critically injured their mother

UPDATED: Sunday, Jan. 26, 2:50 p.m. See Original Story below. MENIFEE — A second victim has died after a three-vehicle wreck in Menifee that also critically injured the two sister’s mother Friday night, Jan. 24. According to the victims’ grieving family, the trio were returning home from their “weekly bingo run” when a speeding motorist plowed into the back of […]

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Wanted felon arrested after APD pursuit into Happy Valley

ANDERSON — Authorities arrested a wanted felon they say fled from a traffic stop before crashing his car and fleeing on foot late last night, Friday, Jan. 24. Despite attempting to hide inside a nearby parked car, the alleged suspect was apprehended with the use of Anderson PD’s K-9 “Aero”, according to officials who later announced the successful tracking and […]

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Off-roaders rescued after hours-long ShasCo search

MONTGOMERY CREEK — Authorities say Search and Rescue members and other emergency personnel were instrumental in helping to locate and rescue two off-road enthusiasts after their side-by-side utility vehicle suffered a mechanical failure, leaving the pair stranded for several hours Tuesday evening, Jan. 21. The pair, who are both Cal Fire firefighters, reportedly spent about seven hours walking back toward […]

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RPD arrests woman, 29, charged in Weed man’s 2012 murder

REDDING –A Weed woman with ties to Redding and Shasta County was arrested last Saturday evening, Jan. 18, on a years-old murder warrant, SCNS learned last week. The warrant stemmed from the March, 2012 robbery and beating death of 83-year-old, Henry Mariani, of Weed. Another suspect in Mariani’s 2012 murder, Darryl James Lawrence – who was 38 at the time […]

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Seriously injured motorcyclist airlifted after Mountain Center crash

MOUNTAIN CENTER — A motorcyclist was airlifted with serious injuries after crashing while riding in the mountains south of Idyllwild, in Mountain Center earlier this afternoon, Sunday, Jan. 19. The solo-vehicle crash happened on Hwy. 74 near Keen Camp Rd. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Former RSO Chief Deputy, 72, swept up in Temecula prostitution sting Yucaipa In-N-Out Burger and Corky‚Äôs […]

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Officials seek man who carjacked woman, fled from officers

REDDING — Authorities are searching for a man they allege attacked a woman and fled the area in her husband’s stolen pickup truck after the victim located her family’s stolen vehicle at Win-River Casino in Redding early Saturday morning, Jan. 18. According to officials, the victim and a friend had been driving around Shasta County searching for the truck after […]

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Shovel-wielding man arrested after violent Redding incident

REDDING — A parolee armed with a shovel who reportedly smashed out the front window of a Redding residence during an attempted robbery was arrested early yesterday morning, Jan. 16. According to officials, after smashing out the home’s window and attempting to rob a woman of her cell phone and vehicle keys the man then turned his shovel and fury […]

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Search continuing for missing Pit River Tribal member

BURNEY — Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing Pit River Tribal member who was last officially seen Saturday, Jan 4. Although the missing man was possibly spotted in Burney Thursday, Jan. 9, concerned family and friends say they have had no contact with him since the 4th, which they say is not normal behavior for the […]

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