Woman, 19, ID’d after deadly Shasta Lake rollover crash

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 3, 3 p.m. See Original Story below. SHASTA LAKE — Officials investigating the traffic-related death of a woman whose wrecked and overturned car was found in a tree grove along Interstate 5 near Shasta Dam Boulevard last Sunday morning have identified the victim who died in the crash. Shasta County Chief Deputy Coroner Lt. Gunsauls today publicly […]

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Seven arrested in ongoing Anderson burglary investigation

ANDERSON — Anderson PD officials yesterday announced the arrest of seven people after a victim spotted his stolen classic car being listed for sale on social media. According to officers, the man who originally stole the vehicle had been offering the car to women online and trying to trade the vehicle for sexual favors. Officers had been investigating the vehicle […]

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Shotgun-wielding parolee nabbed after breaking into Shasta Lake home

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — Reports of a man sleeping inside a car with a shotgun in his lap led to the arrest of a parolee, who officials say had broken into at least one City of Shasta Lake home the prior evening. He was apprehended Thursday, Feb. 6, when officers caught him prowling around a second City of Shasta […]

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Five ShasCo businesses cited in youth decoy tobacco operation

SHASTA COUNTY — Authorities say five business were cited for illegally selling tobacco products to a minor during a decoy operation Tuesday, Feb. 4. Although ten of the fifteen targeted businesses refused to sell tobacco products to the decoy, five did sell tobacco products to the youth. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: SCNS EXCLUSIVE: Guest speakers help pack Burney IIT “Town […]

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Coordinated sweep nets 18, weapons & drugs seized

ANDERSON — Eighteen people were arrested and two firearms, along with about one pound of methamphetamine, and a half-pound of heroin, were seized when several law enforcement agencies worked together during a south county probation and parole sweep Tuesday, Feb. 4. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: SCNS EXCLUSIVE: Guest speakers help pack Burney IIT “Town Hall” meeting Shotgun-wielding man arrested after […]

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Ono standoff, SWAT call-out ends after shot fired at deputies

ONO — A Shasta County probationer and wanted felon who fired a shot at deputies trying to apprehend the man was arrested after an hours-long barricaded standoff in Ono last night, Sunday, Jan. 26. During the lengthy standoff the man who was arrested, 31-year-old, Jake Matthew Houser, barricaded himself inside an unoccupied cabin; “claiming he was heavily armed, the house […]

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Wanted felon arrested after APD pursuit into Happy Valley

ANDERSON — Authorities arrested a wanted felon they say fled from a traffic stop before crashing his car and fleeing on foot late last night, Friday, Jan. 24. Despite attempting to hide inside a nearby parked car, the alleged suspect was apprehended with the use of Anderson PD’s K-9 “Aero”, according to officials who later announced the successful tracking and […]

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Anderson stop leads to meth, heroin, other drugs

ANDERSON — An Anderson traffic stop led to the discovery and seizure of a substantial quantity of methamphetamine, heroin, and prescription drugs and the arrest of a man they allege to have been selling the illicit narcotics, Sunday evening, Jan. 5. According to officials a police K-9 was instrumental in the discovery of the drugs found during the traffic stop, […]

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Known drug house “red-tagged” – 2 arrested, after Anderson traffic stop

ANDERSON — Authorities in Anderson say an early morning traffic stop led to the arrest of two people and a known drug house being shut down Tuesday, Dec. 31. At the conclusion of their traffic stop and investigation at the home, located on the 1700 block of Brigman St., officials “red-tagged” the residence, after deeming it unsafe and uninhabitable, according […]

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Girl, 14, leads Redding officers on 114 mph pursuit of stolen van

REDDING — A teen was arrested after officials say she led officers on a short, early morning pursuit in a stolen van Saturday, Dec. 28. The extremely dangerous chase, which covered about 18 miles and hit speeds of 114 mph on the freeway and 75 miles per hour on city streets, began in Redding near the intersection of Hilltop Dr. […]

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