Sticky-fingered snack-snatching scoundrel snagged after Anderson Youth Soccer snack shack spree

Today’s Lighter Side of the News… ANDERSON — Authorities snagged a shady scoff-law they say broke into the Anderson Youth Soccer snack bar at Anderson River Park and stole several sacks-full of sugary sweets and salty snacks early Friday morning, Oct. 12. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Hwy 299 blocked after 2-vehicle rollover crash involving sedan & truck with 5th wheel […]

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Man critically injured during violent confrontation, shooting, at Lake Blvd home

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — A man was critically injured and hospitalized with at least one gunshot wound after a violent confrontation at a private residence on the 13000 block of Lake Blvd., Thursday afternoon, Oct. 11. Officials investigating the incident say the shooting happened after three Redding men went to the home to get some personal property where the […]

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Wanted probationer with meth arrested after found in Anderson PD’s dumpster

ANDERSON — A probationer with felony warrants was arrested earlier this evening, Monday, Oct. 1, after authorities found the man digging for “cool stuff” inside an Anderson Police Department dumpster. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Big-rig and sedan tangle on 299 in Bella Vista Officials investigating after woman’s body found in Yreka Shasta County’s Most Wanted Criminals & Arrests – Updated […]

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Anderson medical aid call leads to violent confrontation, arrest

ANDERSON — A deputy and his K-9 partner were attacked during a medical aid call that turned violent in Anderson, Monday afternoon, Sept. 17. The alleged suspect was arrested after the violent altercation that happened in a canal area near Thomas Rd. and Genes Ln. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: Two air ambulances requested after Paynes Creek rollover ejection APD/RPD […]

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City of Shasta Lake probation compliance check nets 5

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE –Authorities say they arrested five people during a probation compliance check at a City of Shasta Lake home Wednesday, Sept. 12. The compliance check happened at a private residence on the 1800 block of Shasta St., between Shasta Dam and Grand Coulee boulevards. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Suspect unknown after bodies of two transients found at […]

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Suspect unknown after bodies of two transients found at City of Shasta Lake homeless camp

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — Authorities are investigating a double homicide after the bodies of a man and woman were found at a transient encampment in the City of Shasta Lake, Friday afternoon, Sept. 7. The victims, who were in a “dating relationship” according to officials, were found deceased at an undeveloped property on the 500 block of Black Canyon […]

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APD/RPD sting nets 5 men who believed they were meeting teen for sex

ANDERSON — Authorities say a prostitution sting involving undercover officers posing as 15 and 16-year-old girls led to the arrest yesterday of five men they allege agreed to meet at an Anderson motel for sex. The Friday, Sept. 7 arrests included men from the cities of Anderson, Redding, Shasta Lake, and Shingletown, as well as one 48-year-old suspect who officials […]

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UPDATED: Redding woman, 37, killed by rolling log at Shasta Lake ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 6, 7:51 p.m., With coroner’s release of victim’s name SHASTA LAKE — Officials have released the identity of a Redding woman who died after she was struck and crushed by a large log her friends had rolled down a hill while visiting Woods Island, on the Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake. Authorities are calling the fatal […]

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Alert citizen’s tip leads to sex offender’s arrest at Anderson Wal-Mart

ANDERSON — An out of compliance and unregistered sex offender was arrested last Saturday evening, Aug. 25, after an alert citizen spotted and recognized the man inside Anderson’s Wal-Mart. The store where the man was found and arrested is at 5000 Rhonda Rd., and several fast food restaurants and a T-Mobile store share the Supercenter’s parking lot. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Bomb squad disposes “rotting & unstable” dynamite found at Anderson home

ANDERSON — The discovery of rotting and unstable dynamite during a code enforcement inspection of a private Anderson residence forced residential evacuations and road closures, while bomb squad members safely disposed of the potentially dangerous items. The dynamite was found at a home on Barney Rd. late Thursday afternoon, Aug. 30, and the discovery caused officials to close Barney Rd. […]

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