Possible hit and run shears Montgomery Creek light pole

MONTGOMERY CREEK, Calif. — Authorities are at the scene of a possible hit and run after a vehicle plowed into a light pole in the unincorporated mountain community of Montgomery Creek. The solo-vehicle crash, which sheered the light standard off at the base, happened along SR-299, near the chain up area just east of Big Bend Rd. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Citizen credited with saving trio from Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities have credited a Redding man with rescuing  three people from the Sacramento River after their small boat took on water and began sinking early Monday evening, May 11. Monday’s rescue was the second time citizens were instrumental in rescuing stranded river-goers in less than a week, after two boaters helped officials rescue five people when their […]

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SERVPRO offers decontamination services to local PD as COVID-19 crisis continues

ANDERSON, Calif. — With the ongoing COVID-19 public health crisis continuing to dominate area and world headlines, a nationwide company recently offered – free of charge – their cleaning, sanitation and decontamination services for all Anderson Police Department patrol vehicles. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson wreck kills Redding woman, 60 Redding sneaker theft leads to chase, crashes, arrests Although pursuit […]

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Anderson wreck kills Redding woman, 60

ANDERSON, Calif. — A 60-year-old Redding woman was killed after crashing into an Anderson area ditch Sunday afternoon, May 10. She was not wearing her seat belt when the accident occurred according to California Highway Patrol. Officers are now investigating the cause of the deadly solo-vehicle wreck, which happened in the area of Dersch and Parkville roads. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Although pursuit cancelled, fleeing suspects involved in wreck

UPDATED: Saturday, May 9, 10:45 a.m., With update from RPD. See Original Story below. REDDING, Calif. — Officials this morning reported that last night’s solo-vehicle crash, which happened on Cypress Ave. at the southbound I-5 on-ramp, resulted in four people – including three juvenile females – being injured. The crash occurred shortly after Redding police officers had attempted to stop […]

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Redding sneaker theft leads to chase, crashes, arrests

REDDING, Calif. — Officials say the theft of a pair of sneakers being sold by a Redding 19-year-old led to a dangerous, high-speed, citizen pursuit that began in south Redding and ended in Anderson Thursday evening, May 7. Three vehicles, including two driven by the victim and his family, were damaged during the chase after the victims boxed in the […]

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Annual Shasta County law enforcement memorial ceremony cancelled amidst COVID-19 concerns

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Every year on the second Thursday in May the Shasta County Peace Officer Memorial Coalition holds a memorial ceremony honoring those Shasta County peace officers, from a variety of law enforcement agencies, who have died in the line of duty throughout the County’s history. However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis, this […]

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“Now is the time to prepare” for this year’s upcoming fire season

INTERMOUNTAIN AREA, Calif. — With fire season right around the corner, Burney Basin Fire Safe Council and Fall River Resource Conservation District are reminding Intermountain Area residents that now more than ever is the time to be concerned about fire safety around the home, property and community.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Five rescued from Sacramento River after rafting trip goes awry […]

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Five rescued from Sacramento River after rafting trip goes awry

REDDING, Calif. — A day of Cinco de Mayo fun and frolicking on the Sacrament River almost turned deadly when five Redding residents became stranded and nearly drowned Tuesday afternoon, May 5. The victims, all of whom were successfully rescued by officers and citizens, were using an inflatable raft on the river when it became snagged on a partially submerged […]

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Body recovered from Sacramento River may be missing Anderson man

UPDATED: Monday, May 4, 12:30 p.m. See Original Story below. ANDERSON, Calif. — Officials say the ongoing search for a missing Anderson man may have ended this morning when members of Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Boating Safety Unit and Dive Team located and recovered a man’s body from the Sacramento River. Official radio traffic from the scene of the ongoing […]

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