UPDATE: Driver killed fleeing minor Redding crash ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1:30 p.m., With additional details from RPD. REDDING — A Shasta Lake man who continued driving at high-speed after side-swiping another vehicle died moments later after losing control of his pickup truck and crashing Monday afternoon, Jan. 14. The deadly accident happened when the man’s truck rolled multiple times and crashed into several trees along Old […]

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299E cleared after PG&E vehicle crashes down embankment near Ingot

INGOT — Authorities are investigating a non-injury traffic collision involving a PG&E vehicle that left the roadway and went down an embankment earlier this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 14. The solo-vehicle crash happened on Highway 299E, near Ingot, according to a CHP incident log. LEADING THE INTERMOUNTAIN-AREA HEADLINES: Caught in the act of burglarizing storage unit, Burney man arrested Pursuit of […]

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Caught in the act of burglarizing storage unit, Burney man arrested

JOHNSON PARK — Eagle-eyed deputies are being credited with arresting a Burney man they say was caught in the act of burglarizing a storage facility, early Saturday morning, Jan. 12. The alleged burglary happened at Ideal Mini Storage in the 21000 block of Highway 299E, in the unincorporated community of Johnson Park, just east of Burney. Shasta County Sheriff Tom […]

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Pursuit of OR bank robbery suspect ends with rollover crash near Bieber

An hour-long, high-speed pursuit of a suspected bank robber that began in Bend, Oregon, ended with a spectacular, rollover crash near Bieber in Lassen County, yesterday afternoon Friday, Jan. 11. The armed robbery suspect was apprehended after the crash and later booked into jail. Dramatic cell phone footage captured the chase as it raced toward Bieber along Highway 299E. The footage, […]

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Minor injuries reported after 299E rollover

HILLCREST — Fresh snowfall and un-plowed roads have been cited as possible contributing factors after a single-vehicle, rollover accident, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 5. California Highway Patrol later reported only minor injuries after the crash, which happened on Hwy. 299E, east of Big Bend Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: 2+ pounds of meth uncovered at Redding home, 3 arrested RPD officer […]

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2+ pounds of meth uncovered at Redding home, 3 arrested

REDDING — Three people were arrested and more than two pounds of methamphetamine were seized Thursday evening, Jan. 3, during an investigation at a “problem residence known for narcotic activity,” according to Redding PD. The home where the arrests happened, which is located in what one RPD official called a “known high crime area,” is in the 1300 block of […]

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Anderson residents invited to enjoy “Coffee with the Chief”

ANDERSON — As part of City of Anderson Police Department’s “commitment to the community and efforts to improve the quality of life through service and professionalism,” Anderson Police Chief Michael Johnson has invited all area residents to join him and other Department and City officials at the next planned “Coffee with the Chief.” LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding Lions Club […]

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Redding Lions Club enjoys special visit from SCSO K9 “Hondo”

REDDING —  Enterprise Lions Club members in Redding enjoyed a special visit earlier today from Shasta County Sheriff K9 Handler, Deputy Tim O’Hara and his canine companion, “Hondo.” During the visit, Deputy O’Hara and Hondo mingled with Lions Club members, answered questions fielded by Club members, and got to know those who were at the club, while “promoting relations between […]

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RPD officer injured when DUI driver plows into patrol vehicle

REDDING — An allegedly intoxicated driver was arrested after plowing into the back of a Redding PD patrol vehicle late Thursday evening, Jan. 3. The accident, which sent the officer to the hospital with minor injuries, happened on Cedars Rd. near Kenyon Dr. The injured officer was released after being treated at an area hospital and is expected to make […]

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Redding pair arrested after tied to vehicle burglaries

REDDING — A pair of self-admitted, heroin-addicted thieves was arrested yesterday morning after a Redding police officer happened to come across the couple while performing extra patrol in the Market Street Promenade area. During that encounter, the officer discovered the duo was in possession of property that had been stolen during multiple vehicle burglaries the previous night. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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