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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Two recent Shasta Lake incidents yield four arrests

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — Four people were arrested during two separate incidents in City of Shasta Lake last Sunday, March 31. In the first incident, deputies arrested a man who was seen throwing large rocks at passing cars. The second incident, what one area resident later called a “three for one deal,” was the service of an arrest warrant […]

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CHP copter helps track down missing NorCal woman, 65, found injured

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — An elderly woman with dementia who was reported missing late last night, Wednesday, April, 10, was hospitalized after officials found her lost, confused, and injured, according to sheriff’s officials. The victim was found in a heavily wooded area just a short distance from her home. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Burney pastor pleads for information after […]

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Search for suspects ongoing after Anderson drive-by shooting

ANDERSON — Officials have asked for the public’s help identifying those responsible for an Anderson drive by shooting that happened last night, Sunday, April 7. Although a home was struck by gunfire, no injuries were reported after the shooting, which was reported on the 18000 block of Majestic View Dr., east of Happy Valley Rd. Deputies are now searching for […]

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