REDDING: Man trying to shoot himself in head also shoots acquaintance-both survive

REDDING — A man who officials say tried to shoot himself in the head succeeded only in self-inflicting a grazing wound to his head; however, he managed to inadvertently shoot a female friend in her torso with the same bullet he intended to fire at himself. According to officials the pair, who were identified as 25-year-old, Waylon John Rocha and 24-year-old, […]

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JOHNSON PARK: 50-year-old arrested after shooting, stand-off

JOHNSON PARK — Authorities arrested a 50-year-old man they allege shot another man outside a trailer park before barricading himself inside his residence, Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 16. The brief stand-off ended when the alleged suspect gave up and exited his home, according to sheriff’s officials. After the shooting the victim, 28-year-old, Richard “Ricky” Brian Lewis, was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding. […]

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BURNEY: Sheriff’s K-9 helps nab man with three warrants who fled from deputies

BURNEY — A man with multiple outstanding warrants, including a felony warrant for a weapons violation fled from a deputy who happened to spot him and was eventually captured with assistance from a Sheriff’s K-9, Friday morning, Jan. 5. After being apprehended, Burney resident Corey J. Murphy was booked into Shasta County Jail in Redding for his three active warrants […]

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REDDING: Man arrested with stolen merchandise after sporting goods store burglary

REDDING — A man who officials say broke into a sporting goods store by gaining access through the roof was arrested by a sharp-eyed officer who spotted him nearby while investigating the burglary, Wednesday, Jan. 10. The early morning burglary happened at Sportsman’s Warehouse at 1659 Hilltop Drive, south of Highway 44 and west of Churn Creek Road, in Redding. After an investigation officers arrested Daniel Francis […]

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REDDING: Officials investigating after man shot with arrow

REDDING — Deputies are investigating an assault with a deadly weapon after a man was shot with an arrow, early Friday morning, Jan. 5, according to sheriff’s officials. Shasta County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home on the 11000 Block of Alee Lane in Redding, about 7:44 a.m., Redding Police Sergeant Caleb MacGregor explained after the shooting and investigation. When deputies and other emergency […]

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REDDING: Man who fled home during burglary arrested after returning to confront homeowner

REDDING — A career criminal, who has been arrested in Shasta County thirty-two times since 2009 and was out of jail on probation for possession of a controlled substance, was arrested again Friday afternoon, Jan. 5. The man was arrested after allegedly confronting a woman while burglarizing her residence and returning hours later with a metal pipe to confront the homeowner […]

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LAKEHEAD: Two arrested, one still sought, after kidnap and robbery related pursuit

LAKEHEAD — Two people are in custody and officials are seeking a third subject after the three allegedly kidnapped and robbed an elderly man before leading officials on a pursuit through numerous communities covering two counties, Saturday, Dec. 30. The pursuit ended near a gated community in Tehama County after a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy used a pursuit intervention maneuver to […]

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REDDING: Man claiming to be angel stabs 3, including man he claimed was devil

REDDING — A man claiming to be an angel attacked and stabbed three people – including one person he claimed was the devil – at a bar and nightclub, late Wednesday evening, Dec. 27. The attacks happened at Castle Lounge on the 1600 block of Hartnell Avenue in Redding, according to Redding police officials. Officers were dispatched to the bar about 11:14 p.m., […]

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REDDING: Man, 58, fatally struck by commercial big-rig while walking in traffic on I-5

REDDING — Officials are investigating after a 58-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck by a tractor-trailer semi-truck on Interstate 5 Wednesday evening, Dec. 27. The deadly accident happened near the Cypress Avenue exit in Redding. California Highway Patrol officials along with City of Redding Police and Fire personnel and other emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the fatal collision about 8:40 p.m., after […]

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REDDING: Motorcyclist arrested after fighting with, fleeing from officers, K-9

REDDING — An allegedly intoxicated and combative man was arrested after fleeing from and fighting with several Redding police officers, late Wednesday evening, Dec. 27. During the incident, the man allegedly struck a police K-9 service dog, which had responded to the area to assist in apprehending the confrontational subject. The violent incident began at 10:22 p.m., after a citizen called 911 and reported a […]

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