Arrested days ago with “tens of thousands” dollars worth of stolen Redding vehicles & property, man nabbed again in stolen car

REDDING — An Anderson man who was arrested last Tuesday after officials found he was in possession of tens of thousands of dollars worth of vehicles and property stolen from Redding was arrested again just five days later, after a victim spotted the convicted felon driving her stolen car. Arrested again Sunday afternoon, Nov. 18, was 41-year-old Roy Croft. Before […]

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Employees & citizens thwart attempted Burney Rite-Aid theft

WRITER’S NOTE: Several different versions of this incident have been explained and recounted to SCNS, with opinions differing about how this alleged shoplifting happened, as well as what the subject reportedly attempted to steal. People tend to view things from different perspectives and often have their own opinions about how things occur. Please understand that all information provided in this […]

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Anderson PD snatches up man who snatched purse from woman, 74

ANDERSON — A Redding man was arrested after allegedly snatching the purse of a 74-year-old woman at Anderson Wal-Mart Monday afternoon, Nov. 19. Anderson PD officers, with assistance from loss prevention officers, managed to located all the victim’s stolen property, which was returned to the grateful woman. After an investigation, officers arrested 43-year-old Jeshua Douglas Paulk. He was later booked […]

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Wanted felon arrested after 130 mph Redding pursuit travels into Tehama County

REDDING — A wanted felon with multiple felony warrants was arrested early Sunday morning, Nov. 18, after leading officials from multiple agencies on a 50 mile pursuit that reached speeds of 130 mph. The pursuit began on Eureka Way in Redding and ended in Tehama County when the alleged suspect crashed his Chevy Camaro into a drainage ditch while trying […]

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Area residents help BFPD extinguish Burney vegetation fire

BURNEY — Citizens and firefighters worked together this afternoon to quickly extinguish a vegetation fire that broke out in a field behind a Burney home. The small blaze was reported on the 37000 block of Park Ave., between Bartel St. and Long Leaf Ln. LEADING THE BURNEY AREA HEADLINES: Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly man […]

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Students enjoy exciting day at annual STEM “Ignite Opportunity” event

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta County Coroner’s Office sent a team to yesterday’s Shasta County Office of Education STEM Career Fair to meet with high school freshman from all over northern California and introduce them to the highly specialized career. The annual “Ignite Opportunity” event, which was held at Shasta Fairgrounds Friday, Nov. 16, was open to all area […]

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Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly man returned home

MONTGOMERY CREEK — An elderly man who was found laying along the side of a rural mountain road in Montgomery Creek was returned home this afternoon after he got a clean bill of health and ride home from medics who evaluated him. Official radio traffic indicated the ambulance crew determined the man was lost and confused but otherwise uninjured. The […]

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Tens of thousands in stolen vehicles and property recovered in Anderson

Redding PD announced today the arrest of an Anderson man they allege stole a trailer packed with tens of thousands of dollars worth of adventure gear from a Redding business Tuesday, Nov. 13. When officers tracked the man down at his residence he was also found to be in possession of a truck stolen from the Redding area last month. […]

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Splashed across hands and face with hot tar in Burney, man seriously injured

UPDATED: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2 p.m. BURNEY — According to official radio traffic, a man who was seriously injured after being splashed with hot tar is being transported by ground ambulance to Mercy Medical Center in Redding to rendezvous with a PHI Air Ambulance. Although PHI’s Med Flight 43 was initially dispatched to the Burney Sheriff’s Mountain Sub-Station, the flight […]

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Wanted Cottonwood man who led officers on multi-agency 100 mph pursuit arrested

REDDING — An alleged drunk driver who was wanted for a previous DUI was arrested early Sunday morning, Nov. 11, after leading officials from at least five area law enforcement agencies on a pursuit that traveled through Shasta County into Butte County. The man was apprehended after fleeing from his disabled car after officials successfully deployed spike strips, deflating both […]

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