UPDATE: CHP hoists 3 from Sacramento River after boat overturns

UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 3:36 p.m. With update from CHP See Original Story below. REDDING — Contacted for details about this afternoon’s water rescue of three people who were thrown from their overturned boat, CHP confirmed at 3:35 p.m. that all three men were successfully hoisted from the river. According to official radio traffic, the three victims were transported to […]

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Two arrested after Mt. Shasta warrant yields drugs, more

MT. SHASTA — A search warrant served at a Mt. Shasta apartment complex ended with the seizure of a substantial amount of illegal narcotics as well as items related to identity theft and credit card fraud Wednesday, May 22. Two Mt. Shasta residents were arrested as a result of the investigation and warrant service. LEADING THE REDDING HEADLINES: Redding woman […]

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Woman who stabbed husband & slashed his throat arrested

REDDING — A Redding woman was arrested Sunday evening, May 19, after she called 911 to report she had just stabbed her estranged husband who had been visiting her. Officers later discovered the victim had been stabbed multiple times, “including a significant slashing type wound to his neck,” according to officials who investigated the attempted murder. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS […]

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Bike lighting violation leads to Redding drug sales arrest

REDDING — A probationer riding a bicycle without proper lighting equipment was arrested in Redding after officers found he was in possession of methamphetamine Monday evening, May 20. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d Despite disguise, Anderson “chronic offender” arrested again Man caught burglarizing Redding Salvation Army Redding police officers […]

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Despite disguise, Anderson “chronic offender” arrested again

ANDERSON — Despite trying to disguise himself in an attempt to avoid apprehension, Anderson police officers located and arrested a person designated by the County as a “chronic offender” last Wednesday, May 15. According to an Anderson PD social media release, Christopher Michael Dalton, 33, of Anderson, has generated 24 calls for law enforcement service in Shasta County over the […]

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UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d

REDDING — Officials have identified a woman whose lifeless body was found on a “remote and isolated” island on the Sacramento River, in the area of Girvan Rd. last Friday afternoon, May 10. According to a coroner’s statement released today, foul play is not suspected; however, the woman’s cause of death is still pending toxicology reports.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Rock slide blocking parts of 299E near Hatchet Summit

HATCHET SUMMIT — CHP and CalTrans officials are working to remove several large rocks and boulders that are reportedly blocking parts of SR-299E, about two and a half miles east of Hatchet Summit, according to a CHP incident log. It was not immediately known if today’s rainfall, the first of what is expected to be ten days straight of rain, […]

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Man caught burglarizing Redding Salvation Army

REDDING — A probationer was arrested after he was caught red-handed burglarizing a Redding charitable organization Sunday morning, May 12, according to Redding PD officials.  The incident and arrest happened at Salvation Army, at 4460 Westside Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Stranded 8 hours on Lake Britton sandbar, couple rescued from boat Woman’s body found on remote Sacramento River island […]

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Stranded 8 hours on Lake Britton sandbar, couple rescued from boat

BURNEY — An elderly McArthur couple whose boat became stuck and were left stranded for at least eight hours on a Lake Britton sandbar were rescued during a technical hoist operation, Thursday afternoon, May 9. Although a law enforcement boat was sent to the lake to rescue the couple, it broke down and was unable to assist in rescuing the […]

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Woman’s body found on remote Sacramento River island

REDDING — Authorities in Redding are investigating a suspicious death after a woman’s body was found on a “remote and isolated” island located on the Sacramento River late yesterday afternoon, Friday, May 10. The victim, whose name has not been released, was reportedly discovered by a family member, in the area of Girvan Rd. and Island Dr., east of Cascade […]

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