Igo landlord/tenant dispute leads to man shot in face – one arrested

IGO — A Shasta County man was arrested after calling 911 to report that he had shot another man in the face during a landlord/tenant dispute early this morning, Friday, Sept. 6. The early-morning shooting, which left the victim in critical condition, happened at a rural Igo property on Yolla Bolla Rd., in the Trinity Alps Preserve. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Woman arrested after Johnson Park domestic violence incident

JOHNSON PARK — Although few details have been released, officials have confirmed a woman was arrested after a domestic violence related call in the unincorporated community of Johnson Park, east of Burney. The incident that led to her arrest happened Monday evening, Sept. 2, at an apartment on the 21000 block of Cottonwood St, south of SR-299E. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Seriously injured after vicious attack, RPD SRO returns to work

REDDING — When Redding Police Officer and School Resource Officer Eva Smith responded to an April call at Shasta College to assist campus security in removing a violent subject from their campus she never could have imagined she would be seriously injured and left unable to immediately return to work. However, after spending the last several months recovering from the […]

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Officials ask for public’s help finding missing Redding girl, 15

REDDING — Authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a missing, at-risk teen who ran away from her Redding home Tuesday, Sept. 3. According to officials, the missing girl suffers from diabetes and does not have her needed medication with her. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Case closed after investigation uncovers “no evidence” of 4th of July hate crime Reports […]

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Case closed after investigation uncovers “no evidence” of 4th of July hate crime

COTTONWOOD — After an exhaustive, nearly two-month investigation – during which more than two dozen witnesses were interviewed and numerous candid videos and photos were uncovered and reviewed – Shasta County Sheriff’s and Shasta County District Attorney’s officials have determined that an incident that led to a Fourth of July party-goer sustaining major head and neck injuries was not the […]

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Reports of shots fired inside Palo Cedro clinic lead to suicide investigation

PALO CEDRO — Reports of shots being fired from inside a Palo Cedro business led to the discovery of a man who apparently committed suicide Sunday afternoon, Aug. 25. According to officials the fatal incident happened at Smith Chiropractic inside the Palo Cedro Shopping Center at 9372 Deschutes Rd., between Old Hwy 44 and SR-44. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Downtown […]

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Man with loaded, sawed-off shotgun arrested in Jones Valley

REDDING — A man with multiple warrants for possession of a loaded firearm in public, possession of a controlled substance, and other charges, was arrested after he was once again found to be in possession of a loaded and illegally modified shotgun, as well as drug paraphernalia, late Saturday evening, Aug. 24. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Downtown Redding chase, shots […]

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Anderson homeless encampment sweep nets 34 arrests

ANDERSON — Authorities in Anderson say 20 homeless encampments were identified and 34 people were arrested during a two day illegal encampment sweep that began Aug. 23 and ended the following morning. According to officials, the operation targeted illegal homeless encampments on public and private property, with an emphasis on camps located within close proximity to local waterways. LEADING THE […]

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Downtown Redding chase, shots fired, end with one arrested

REDDING — Authorities say a man was arrested after allegedly chasing two people while shooting at them with a shotgun in downtown Redding Saturday, Aug. 24. The dangerous, high-speed chase – which covered about two miles – ended when the victims crashed their SUV into a building at the intersection of Market and Tehama streets.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Spike […]

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Stolen delivery van’s recovery leads to donut disaster

In “Today’s Lighter Side of the News…” REDDING — Redding police officers found themselves in the midst of a donut disaster after finding a stolen bakery delivery van parked and abandoned in the area of Oregon and Tehama streets, early Wednesday morning, Aug. 21. Although officers who hungrily “sniffed out” the stolen delivery truck were initially elated over their fried […]

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