I-5 traffic stop yields nearly 6 pounds of heroin

SHASTA LAKE —  Authorities who conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 5 yesterday, just south of Bridge Bay Rd. near Shasta Lake, say they seized nearly six pounds of heroin and arrested an Arizona woman for possession of heroin for sales. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES Redding bike stop leads to suspected drug sales arrest Citizen’s child abuse tip leads to […]

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Citizen’s child abuse tip leads to Anderson woman’s arrest

ANDERSON — A citizen’s tip reporting a case of suspected child abuse led to the arrest of two people at an Anderson motel Tuesday, Oct. 8. One of the two alleged suspects was arrested for child abuse and drug related charges after the incident, which happened at Motel 6, at 2861 McMurry Dr., just north of Balls Ferry Rd. LEADING […]

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Dangerous Anderson pursuit & crash leaves one dead

ANDERSON — A probationer who led officers on a dangerous pursuit through Anderson in a stolen vehicle Wednesday, Oct. 2, was arrested after crashing the stolen car on Highway 273 near Rhonda Rd., according to officials. The crash resulted in the death of one of two passengers inside the stolen car. Records indicate the man accused of driving and crashing […]

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UPDATE: Victim of fatal Lake Shasta boating accident ID’d

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m., With additional information. SHASTA LAKE — A 23-year-old, San Jose man died after being struck by the propeller of a rented houseboat being operated by family members at Lake Shasta Sept. 6. Despite frantic life-saving efforts by family members, law enforcement officials, and medical professionals, the victim died at the scene of Friday afternoon’s […]

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Anderson homeless encampment sweep nets 34 arrests

ANDERSON — Authorities in Anderson say 20 homeless encampments were identified and 34 people were arrested during a two day illegal encampment sweep that began Aug. 23 and ended the following morning. According to officials, the operation targeted illegal homeless encampments on public and private property, with an emphasis on camps located within close proximity to local waterways. LEADING THE […]

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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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