JOHNSON PARK: 50-year-old arrested after shooting, stand-off

JOHNSON PARK — Authorities arrested a 50-year-old man they allege shot another man outside a trailer park before barricading himself inside his residence, Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 16. The brief stand-off ended when the alleged suspect gave up and exited his home, according to sheriff’s officials. After the shooting the victim, 28-year-old, Richard “Ricky” Brian Lewis, was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding. […]

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BURNEY: Sheriff’s K-9 helps nab man with three warrants who fled from deputies

BURNEY — A man with multiple outstanding warrants, including a felony warrant for a weapons violation fled from a deputy who happened to spot him and was eventually captured with assistance from a Sheriff’s K-9, Friday morning, Jan. 5. After being apprehended, Burney resident Corey J. Murphy was booked into Shasta County Jail in Redding for his three active warrants […]

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BURNEY: Officials seek information, clues, after human skull found in wooded area

BURNEY — Detectives from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit are seeking information and asking for the public’s help after a forester located a human skull about three weeks ago. The skull was found in a wooded area off Tamarack Road, south of Highway 299 East, in Burney. Officials have not yet specified if the skull was that of a male or female […]

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BURNEY: Man who allegedly stole cigarettes arrested after fleeing from, fighting with deputies

BURNEY — A Burney resident was arrested after he allegedly stole cigarettes from a local business before fleeing from and then fighting with deputies. The incident and arrest happened Friday evening, Aug. 4. Although the man initially provided a false name to the officers, saying his name was Anthony Gemmill, the alleged suspect was later identified as 36-year-old, Jake Steven Gemmill. After […]

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UPDATED: BURNEY: Woman arrested after bringing 1-year-old along while stealing van

UPDATED: Friday, July 28, 1 p.m. With additional information from witness BURNEY — Details are still emerging after CHP officials arrested a women who allegedly brought a toddler along with her when she stole a van Thursday, July 27. The vehicle theft happened at the USA gas station at 37303 Highway 299, near Mackinack Street, in Burney. Deputies were dispatched to the […]

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BURNEY – Man arrested during residential burglary of occupied home

Kaitlyn Bradshaw, contributing writer   Burney – Deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Burney Station arrested a man Saturday, April 09, after the man allegedly broke into a woman’s residence while she was sleeping in her room. After breaking into the occupied house, located in the 37000 block of Blue Way, the man reportedly went to sleep in a bed inside the […]

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Burney man facing numerous felony charges following incident at church

BURNEY – A man was arrested on Friday, March 04, after a member of the Word of Life Church in Burney, reported a suspicious subject armed with a knife in the church parking lot, according to Shasta County Sheriff’s Sergeant Quentin Johnston. The citizen called 911 at about 10:40 a.m., and told SHASCOM emergency communications dispatchers that the male was acting […]

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BURNEY: Illegally possessed weapons and stolen tribal property found during probation search – 1 arrested

BURNEY – Deputies conducting a probation search at a residence in Burney on Monday, Mar. 14, located illegally possessed weapons and property stolen from the Pit River Tribe financial office, according to Shasta County Sheriff’s Sergeant Marc St. Clair. Following investigative leads, deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Burney Police Station conducted a probation search in the 36000 block of Oak […]

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BURNEY: Probation search yields illegal weapons, more than 40 pounds of marijuana, officials say

BURNEY – A probation search at 15796 Stagecoach Drive, in the Mill Creek Subdivision outside of Oak Run on Thursday, Mar. 10 yielded three illegally possessed firearms and over 40 pounds of marijuana. The target of the search, identified by sheriff’s officials as Harley Wack, 36, was not located at the time of the search and is currently believed to be evading […]

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Drag marks and blood trail lead to arrest of McArthur resident, officials say

MC ARTHUR – A commercial burglary at Inter Mountain Fairgrounds in McArthur led to the arrest of a local resident on Thursday, Feb. 25. The arrest happened after observant deputies located and followed drag marks and a blood trail from the location of the burglary to a nearby mobile home, according to Shasta Sheriff Sergeant Quentin Johnston. The investigation began at about […]

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