Wanted parolee arrested after Redding foot pursuit

REDDING — A gang member and parolee at large was arrested after leading officers on a foot pursuit in Redding Tuesday afternoon, June 18. The suspect who fled from officers was apprehended about two-tenths of a mile from where the chase began, according to official radio traffic at the time. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Crash sends logs raining down onto […]

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Two arrested in Redding after stolen handgun & property recovered

REDDING — Officers conducting extra patrol at the Redding Rodeo Grounds arrested two people, including a juvenile, after the pair was found to be in possession of a stolen handgun and other stolen property early Sunday morning, June 16. Redding PD had beefed up security and patrol around the grounds and surrounding areas after several recent burglaries had been reported, […]

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Woman arrested for attempted murder after Redding stabbing

REDDING — Authorities in Redding tracked down and arrested a woman they allege was responsible for the stabbing and attempted murder of a local man last Wednesday afternoon, June 12. The stabbing, which left the victim in critical condition with life-threatening knife wounds to his upper back and neck area, happened on the 800 block of Parkview Ave., in Redding. […]

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Redding motorcyclist ID’d after fiery 140 mph crash into pickup

REDDING — Officials have cited excessive speed as a primary contributing factor in a deadly crash after a motorcyclist plowed into the back of a pickup truck in Redding, Thursday evening, June 13. The fatal accident happened on Highway 273 at Kenyon Dr., Redding Police Sgt. Sam Llamas later reported. Since the deadly crash, several witnesses have come forward, claiming […]

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Man who fled in halter top, high heels taken down by RPD K-9

REDDING — A distinctively dressed Redding man who fled from officers while wearing a halter top, high heels, and tight jeans earlier this afternoon, Sunday, June 2, was apprehended with assistance from a CHP aviation crew and a police K-9. Today’s arrest happened in a heavily-wooded area northeast of S. Bonnyview Rd. and Bechelli Ln. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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UPDATE: CHP hoists 3 from Sacramento River after boat overturns

UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 3:36 p.m. With update from CHP See Original Story below. REDDING — Contacted for details about this afternoon’s water rescue of three people who were thrown from their overturned boat, CHP confirmed at 3:35 p.m. that all three men were successfully hoisted from the river. According to official radio traffic, the three victims were transported to […]

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Woman who stabbed husband & slashed his throat arrested

REDDING — A Redding woman was arrested Sunday evening, May 19, after she called 911 to report she had just stabbed her estranged husband who had been visiting her. Officers later discovered the victim had been stabbed multiple times, “including a significant slashing type wound to his neck,” according to officials who investigated the attempted murder. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS […]

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Bike lighting violation leads to Redding drug sales arrest

REDDING — A probationer riding a bicycle without proper lighting equipment was arrested in Redding after officers found he was in possession of methamphetamine Monday evening, May 20. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d Despite disguise, Anderson “chronic offender” arrested again Man caught burglarizing Redding Salvation Army Redding police officers […]

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UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d

REDDING — Officials have identified a woman whose lifeless body was found on a “remote and isolated” island on the Sacramento River, in the area of Girvan Rd. last Friday afternoon, May 10. According to a coroner’s statement released today, foul play is not suspected; however, the woman’s cause of death is still pending toxicology reports.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Man caught burglarizing Redding Salvation Army

REDDING — A probationer was arrested after he was caught red-handed burglarizing a Redding charitable organization Sunday morning, May 12, according to Redding PD officials.  The incident and arrest happened at Salvation Army, at 4460 Westside Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Stranded 8 hours on Lake Britton sandbar, couple rescued from boat Woman’s body found on remote Sacramento River island […]

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