Search continuing for missing Pit River Tribal member

BURNEY — Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing Pit River Tribal member who was last officially seen Saturday, Jan 4. Although the missing man was possibly spotted in Burney Thursday, Jan. 9, concerned family and friends say they have had no contact with him since the 4th, which they say is not normal behavior for the […]

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UPDATE: Victim, 63, killed in deadly crash near Ingot ID’d

UPDATED: Friday, Jan. 10, 10:30 a.m. See Original Report below. As CHP’s investigation into last week’s deadly head-on collision continues, officials this morning released the name of the driver who was killed when his delivery van collided with a tractor-trailer combo. The fatal crash, which occurred last Friday, Jan. 3, happened on SR-299E near mile marker 44, just east of […]

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Victim ID’d after fatal Montgomery Creek rollover

UPDATED: Thursday, Dec. 19, 2:30 a.m., With victim’s identification and other details from CHP. MONTGOMERY CREEK — Details are still slowly emerging, but authorities have confirmed they are investigating the cause of a solo-vehicle, rollover crash that killed at least one person in Montgomery Creek earlier this morning, Tuesday, Dec. 17. The area where the deadly accident occurred – on […]

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Recent Burney & JP mountain lion & bobcat sightings have residents on edge

BURNEY — Several recent mountain lion and bobcat sightings in the Intermountain communities of Burney and neighboring Johnson Park, as well as the Big Bend, Montgomery Creek and Clark Creek areas, have area residents on edge and discussing what to do, and what not to do, in the event of a face to face encounter with one of Shasta County’s […]

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Drag marks in Burney snow lead deputies to stolen copper wire

BURNEY — Two men were arrested Sunday afternoon,  Dec 1, after deputies investigating a commercial burglary and theft of copper wire followed drag marks left in the day’s heavy snow to a Johnson Park residence. The home is more than four miles from where about 500 pounds of copper had been stolen, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Man […]

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UPDATE: Wanted felon nabbed after Montgomery Creek Market shooting

UPDATED: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 12 p.m. See Original Story below. MONTGOMERY CREEK — A wanted felon with multiple warrants – who officials allege fired a rifle at another man in a Montgomery Creek business parking lot last Wednesday evening, Nov. 27 – was apprehended by officials during a Burney traffic stop Tuesday, Dec. 3. The man, 24-year-old, Shane Montgomery, of […]

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FRM man in stolen car leads officers on 95 mph pursuit

REDDING — Already on probation for carjacking, a Fall River Mills man who led officers on a short, high speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle was arrested again early Saturday morning, Nov. 23. The pursuit, which began when an officer spotted the stolen car leaving the Win-River Casino in Redding and hit speeds of 95 mph, lasted about three minutes […]

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CHP investigating second Hat Creek rollover this week

HAT CREEK — A driver who reportedly swerved to avoid a deer sustained minor injuries after losing control of her vehicle and crashing in Hat Creek, early Friday morning, Nov. 22. A CHP incident log and radio traffic indicated the solo-vehicle accident happened on SR-89 at Gatewood. This morning’s crash follows on the heels of a deadly rollover accident that […]

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CHP investigating deadly Hat Creek rollover

HAT CREEK — At least one person has died after a solo-vehicle crash in Hat Creek this morning, Saturday, Nov. 16. The fatal collision, which involved at least two occupants, happened along SR-89, just south of the post office and Doty Rd., according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding enforcement operation yields 10 arrests, 72 citations […]

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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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