SCSO’s efforts to “clean up” City of Shasta Lake continuing

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — In an ongoing, coordinated effort with the City of Shasta Lake “to clean up problem areas … and lessen blight” throughout the areas they provide law enforcement services to, deputies yesterday performed a directed enforcement patrol operation focusing on transient camps and other illegal activities at parks within city limits. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: On […]

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Late-night Anderson bike patrol yields numerous arrests

ANDERSON — In their continuing efforts to clear Anderson streets of parolees, probationers, and people with outstanding warrants, Anderson PD officers last night took to bikes and performed a bicycle patrol operation. The late-night patrol resulted in numerous contacts, as well as arrests and citations, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Carr Fire: One year anniversary – Revisiting the […]

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SCSO offers help removing abandoned, unwanted vehicles

SHASTA COUNTY — In an effort to lessen blight caused by abandoned and/or unwanted vehicles left on personal property, Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has offered to help with the removal of those vehicles – often requiring little more than a request and signature. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Minor injuries reported after 299E crash near Bella Vista Cottonwood felon found with […]

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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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Shasta Lake man throws brick at dad, 67, arrested with stolen rifle

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — A sheriff’s K-9 was instrumental in apprehending a man who officials allege threw a brick at his elderly father during an argument, before fleeing the home with a stolen rifle early yesterday evening, Tuesday, May 7. The victim was uninjured on the brick attack and the alleged suspect was later booked into jail on several […]

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Man arrested after Anderson Safeway gas station robbery

ANDERSON — A man wanted in connection with the March 30 robbery of a Safeway gas station is in custody, after turning himself in to authorities Friday, May 3. Last March’s early-morning robbery happened in the 2500 block of Balls Ferry Road. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officials at scene of pickup upside down and submerged in creek off 299E Burney […]

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Man charged with kidnapping, ramming APD SUV, after pursuit

ANDERSON — A Redding man was arrested after leading Anderson police officers on a dangerous pursuit early this morning, Saturday, May 4. During the chase, the alleged suspect rammed an Anderson PD patrol SUV, before fleeing on foot into an apartment complex. He was apprehended after a short foot pursuit, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: More details after […]

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Knife-wielding man arrested after Shasta Lake standoff

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — A probationer who reportedly held a knife to a woman’s throat while threatening to kill her was arrested after a brief standoff in the 4000 block of Parker St., in the City of Shasta Lake, Saturday evening, April 27. The alleged suspect, who was reportedly suffering “an unknown mental breakdown,” was apprehended with the use […]

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UPDATE: Anderson standoff with sword-wielding “sovereign citizen” ends with arrest

UPDATED: Friday. April 26, 5:30 p.m. See Original and Updated Story below. ANDERSON — Authorities have identified a 63-year-old, self-proclaimed “sovereign citizen” who held deputies and other officials at bay for about 35 minutes earlier this afternoon. During the dangerous, roadside standoff, the man was described as “thrashing around” a weapon later described as a “large, three-foot long sword.” The […]

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Sale of “super cute” jeans leads to most wanted capture

ANDERSON — A Cottonwood woman trying to sell a “super cute” pair of jeans ended up in handcuffs instead when she agreed to sell the pants to a person who later turned out to be an undercover Anderson police officer. The woman, who had an extensive arrest history as well as five active arrest warrants, was also formerly featured as […]

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