Already arrested 37 times, pair arrested again at Redding Library for drug sales, use

REDDING — A pair of Redding residents who have already been arrested 37 times between them, was arrested again Thursday, Aug. 16, after Redding police officers contacted them while they were loitering at Redding Public Library. During the contact officials learned the pair had gone to the library with the intention of selling heroin to a woman. Officers had been […]

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Citing “extreme wildfire conditions,” SPI closes all public access to its CA forest lands

As California continues experiencing its worst fire season in ten years, with more than 820,000 acres already burned across the state as of Aug. 10, Sierra Pacific Industries recently announced they had closed all public access to its forestland holdings in California. SPI’s announcement was immediately met with both praise and frustration, with countless California residents voicing their opinions about […]

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RB woman driving stolen van arrested after fleeing scene of Anderson crash that injured 5

REDDING — Five people were hospitalized and a woman was arrested after the alleged suspect ran a red light and fled the scene of a traffic collision in Anderson Friday morning, Aug. 17. Two of those who were injured were minors, according to Anderson PD officials. The victims’ injuries were described as moderate to severe after the hit and run […]

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Officers Taser and arrest man who attacked separate elderly victims in their Redding homes

REDDING –Officers responding to multiple reports of a man causing disturbances at several residences and attacking elderly victims Friday, afternoon, Aug. 17, had to deploy Tasers and physically subdue the violent and bizarrely acting suspect before arresting him. The violent attacks and subsequent arrest happened in the area of Olive Ave. in downtown Redding. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: CASSEL: couple […]

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Woman arrested after exchanging gunfire with victims during Millville home burglary

Reports of shots fired during a residential burglary in the Millville area led to the arrest of one of two alleged suspects who Shasta County Sheriff’s officials say exchanged gunfire with a homeowner, his adult son, and a 72-year-old neighbor, early Friday evening, Aug. 17. The violent confrontation happened at a home on the 26000 block of Highway 44. The […]

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CASSEL: Couple arrested during residential burglary investigation

CASSEL — A couple with six warrants between them who were found to be in possession of stolen property and burglary tools was apprehended during a residential burglary investigation in Cassel, Friday afternoon, Aug. 17. The pair was arrested after reportedly fleeing from deputies investigating a residential alarm activation on the 40000 block of Cassel Dr. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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REDDING: Pursuit that covered 3 highways ends just 3 miles from where it began

UPDATED: Tuesday, Aug. 14, 11:30 p.m. With additional details and interview. Mike Daly contributed to this report.   REDDING — Details are still emerging after a dangerous, high-speed pursuit that started  when a Redding PD officer spotted a speeding car and ended about 22 miles later when a California Highway Patrol officer used a pursuit intervention maneuver that sent the […]

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Woman arrested after Happy Valley traffic stop leads to 1/2 pound of meth

HAPPY VALLEY — A suspected drug dealer was arrested after deputies discovered a half-pound of methamphetamine and other items associated with drug sales Monday night, August 13. A deputy stopped the vehicle after noticing it being driven without its headlights on in the area of Erika Lane and Happy Valley Rd., in the unincorporated community of Happy Valley. LEADING THE […]

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MT. SHASTA: At least 3 dead after I-5 fiery wreck involving RV, pickup truck

MT. SHASTA — At least three people died in a fiery wreck involving a motor home and full size pickup truck earlier this afternoon in Mt. Shasta, according to California Highway Patrol officials. The deadly crash happened on I-5, just south of the N. Mount Shasta Blvd. on ramp, behind Mt. Shasta City Park. LEADING THE REDDING HEADLINES: Unidentified man leaps […]

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Redding sex offender arrested again after numerous reports of masturbating in public

REDDING — A parolee and registered sex offender with a lengthy criminal record was arrested once again in Redding last Wednesday evening, August 8. The alleged suspect was apprehended after allegedly masturbating and exposing himself to motorists and pedestrians during several reported incidents. One of the incidents involved a child who happened upon the naked man inside a bathroom along […]

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