Late-night stakeout leads to arrest after WVHS repeatedly targeted

COTTONWOOD — An Anderson man on probation for possession of dangerous weapons and possession of a stolen vehicle was arrested last week after he was caught in the act of breaking into vehicles to siphon gas and breaking into classrooms and other buildings at West Valley High School in the 3000 block of Happy Valley Rd. in Cottonwood. Following investigative […]

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Cottonwood felon found with stolen truck and gun arrested

COTTONWOOD — A felon with multiple warrants was arrested in the unincorporated city of Cottonwood after authorities found him in possession of a stolen pickup truck as well as a loaded firearm during a traffic stop, Saturday afternoon, July 13. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: Too high to drive, woman lets son, 5, take the wheel – major crash […]

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Firefighters knock down Cottonwood blaze

COTTONWOOD — Firefighters successfully knocked down a fully-involved trailer fire that spread to nearby vegetation in Cottonwood earlier today, Sunday June 23. Today’s fire, which happened in the area of Seales Ln., just west of Main St., sent thick black clouds billowing into the sky and large, fist-sized ashes raining down throughout the area. According to witnesses at the scene, […]

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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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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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Driver fatally ejected in Cottonwood DUI crash

COTTONWOOD — A suspected DUI-related crash in Cottonwood left one driver dead after being ejected from their pickup truck early Sunday morning, Dec. 9. The fatal crash, which caused minor injuries to the alleged drunk driver who was later booked into jail, happened at the S. Main St. exit of Interstate 5, according to California Highway Patrol. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Wanted Cottonwood man who led officers on multi-agency 100 mph pursuit arrested

REDDING — An alleged drunk driver who was wanted for a previous DUI was arrested early Sunday morning, Nov. 11, after leading officials from at least five area law enforcement agencies on a pursuit that traveled through Shasta County into Butte County. The man was apprehended after fleeing from his disabled car after officials successfully deployed spike strips, deflating both […]

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Driver, 16, dies several days after crash into Anderson tree

ANDERSON — A Cottonwood teen who has remained in critical condition since losing control of his SUV and crashing into an Anderson tree last week succumbed to his injuries and passed away yesterday, Monday, Oct. 22. The crash that ultimately proved fatal happened on Rhonda Rd. near Lynn Hart Dr., according to CHP. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Ejected victim dies […]

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Happy Valley man arrested after roommate shot in chest during argument

HAPPY VALLEY — Authorities investigating a disturbance that led to a shooting at a Happy Valley residence yesterday morning, Saturday, Oct. 20, arrested the alleged shooter for attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon. The victim, who was shot in the chest, sustained non-life threatening injuries, according to officials. The disturbance and shooting happened on the 5400 block of […]

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Motorcyclist suffers major injuries after two-vehicle Cottonwood crash

COTTONWOOD — A motorcyclist suffered major injuries after a traffic collision with a van this afternoon, Monday, Oct. 15. The crash happened near Chevron Gas Station on Main St., northeast of Bowman Rd. and I-5, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Sticky-fingered snack-snatching scoundrel snagged after Anderson Youth Soccer snack shack spree Man critically injured during […]

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