Burney man indicted with selling weapons at gun shows without a license

BURNEY — A Burney man has been indicted on a sole-count of dealing firearms without a license as part of an ongoing Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigation, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 31. The investigation that led to the man’s indictment revealed ten weapons sold by the alleged suspect had been recovered as […]

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Overheated brakes suspected after SR-299E hay-hauler blaze

ROUND MOUNTAIN — No injuries were reported after the load of a tractor-trailer combo pulling hay went up in flames early Friday morning, Oct. 25. Yesterday morning’s blaze happened near MM35.70 on SR-299E near Round Mountain. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Group “pistol whipped”, one shot, during Oak Run home invasion Anderson neighbor dispute leads to shots fired, one arrested Anderson […]

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Group “pistol whipped”, one shot, during Oak Run home invasion

OAK RUN — Authorities are investigating a reported home invasion robbery in Oak Run that left one person with head injuries from being “pistol whipped” and another with a gunshot wound to the leg early Friday morning, October 25. Despite “several inconsistent stories of what had happened,” sheriff’s officials have said they are are now trying to piece together the […]

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Dangerous “118 mph” motorcycle chase ends with Redding man’s arrest

REDDING — Authorities arrested a Redding man who led them on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit that at times reached speeds of nearly 120 mph last night, Sunday, Oct. 13. The chase, which CHP later said covered about 16 miles, began in Redding on SR-299E just east of I-5, and ended at a private property in the Bella Vista area near […]

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Minor injuries after pickup crashes into tree on 299E

BURNEY — Minor injuries have been reported after a pickup truck crashed into a tree in Burney just east of Johnson Park this afternoon, Sunday, Oct. 6. Official radio traffic and a CHP incident log indicated the solo-vehicle accident happened on SR-299E near Rocky Ranch Rd, about a half mile west of the junction of SR-299E and SR-89. LEADING THE […]

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Woman arrested after ransacking home, injuring family’s pet

ROUND MOUNTAIN –Authorities say they apprehended a woman accused of viciously attacking a family’s pet chihuahua after breaking into and ransacking their Round Mountain home Wednesday, Oct. 2. Although the woman fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival, officials eventually located and arrested her. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Woman who fought with officers revived after medical crisis at Shasta County […]

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Burglar found asleep in woman’s bed gets wake up call from SCSO K-9

UPDATED: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m., With additional information from former victims. ROUND MOUNTAIN — A man who was found sleeping in a woman’s bed when she and her children returned to their Round Mountain home got a rude awakening when he was taken into custody with assistance from a sheriff’s K-9 Monday afternoon, Sept. 23. According to officials, the […]

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in wreck near Burney’s Vista Point

BURNEY — A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a solo-vehicle crash earlier this evening, Tuesday Sept. 24. The crash happened along a winding section of SR-299E, near MM63, about a half-mile west of Burney Mountain Vista Point. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shasta County officials investigating second in-custody death in just 10 days Mt. Shasta child porn suspect arrested – 10K+ […]

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Burney “frequent flyer” arrested after hardware store vandalism

BURNEY — A Burney man one local sheriff’s deputy described as one of the area’s “frequent flyers” – who has been arrested numerous times throughout the Intermountain area – was arrested again this week for vandalizing a Burney business, after he was caught on surveillance footage shattering one of the store’s front windows. Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt. Marc St.Clair told […]

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Habitual Burney shoplifter nabbed outside Rex Club

BURNEY — Authorities arrested a man who was again spotted stealing items from Burney’s Safeway early yesterday evening, Monday, Sept. 16.   Although the arrested man initially managed to flee from the area with merchandise he had stolen from the business, he was later spotted a short distance away and apprehended without incident less than an hour later.   LEADING […]

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