REDDING: Small oxygen cylinder causes explosion, big headache, for transfer station

REDDING — The City of Redding is reminding its citizens about the dangers of pressurized oxygen cylinders as well as what is and is not allowed to be dropped off at their facilities after an oxygen cylinder caused an explosion that rocked the Abernathy Transfer Station earlier this week. The incident happened Tuesday, June 19, at the City’s solid waste […]

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Officer gets smelly surprise after spying sweet but stinky stow away stuck in his trunk

Today’s Lighter Side Of The News… REDDING — A local officer got a smelly surprise and had a strange story to share after a stinky situation nearly spiraled out of control following an apprehension last Saturday. The curious and singularly unusual incident started after the constable snared a scandalous lassie and sequestered the squirrely charlatan at the Shasta slammer. OTHER […]

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Stolen day before, van transporting 14 show dogs located, all animals safely recovered

REDDING — More than 20 hours after a cargo van transporting 14 show dogs was stolen from a Redding fast food restaurant, the van – along with all 14 dogs – was recovered from a wooded area south of Redding. The dogs have since been returned to their owners, but officials say the investigation in identifying and locating man believed […]

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REDDING: Expired registration stop yields drugs, stolen property, cash – local man arrested

REDDING — A traffic stop for a vehicle code violation resulted in a Redding man’s arrest yesterday afternoon after the alleged suspect was found in possession of drugs, stolen property, and a large amount of cash, according to officials. After their investigation, authorities arrested 52-year-old, Rile John Fifer. He was booked into Shasta County Jail on suspicion of transportation of […]

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REDDING: Three teens arrested after “brutal” garden hoe & hammer attack of three adults

REDDING — Three Redding teens have been arrested in the brutal garden hoe and hammer attack of three adults that happened sometime early Saturday morning, according to officials. The grisly incident occurred during an apparent robbery at a duplex on the 1100 block of Grange Street, west of S. Market Street, in Redding’s Park Subdivision. All three victims remain hospitalized,​ […]

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Man who chased woman from Redding to Anderson arrested after fighting officers

A man who reportedly chased a woman from Redding to Anderson Monday evening, March 26, was later arrested after fleeing from and fighting with arresting officers, according to officials. Three different area law enforcement agencies assisted during the hours-long incident and subsequent search for the suspect. After an investigation, Redding police officers booked Marty Dupree Hilliard, 42, of Redding, into Shasta County Jail […]

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REDDING: Two arrested after downtown fight, stabbing

REDDING — Authorities arrested a man they allege stabbed another man during a melee involving multiple people in downtown Redding, Saturday afternoon, Mar. 3. Another man involved in the fight, but not the stabbing, was also arrested. The victim stabbed by the alleged suspect was hospitalized but is expected to make a full recovery. According to officials, citizens who witnessed the incident were “instrumental” […]

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REDDING: Explosives found in back yard force elementary school evacuation

REDDING — A Sheriff’s bomb squad that was called in to help search for explosives at a private Redding residence near an elementary school later located two separate packages of an explosive material similar to C4, according to authorities. Because of the investigation’s close proximity to Buckeye Elementary School, which was the scene of a police shooting just eight days earlier […]

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REDDING: Pair killed when motorcycle loses control, struck by SUV

REDDING — Officials are investigating after two people died when their motorcycle lost control on a sweeping curve and was struck by an SUV, Sunday evening, Feb. 4. The deadly accident happened near the intersection of Quartz Hill Road and Keswick Dam Boulevard, in Redding. Emergency first responders were dispatched to the scene of the deadly wreck about 6 p.m., after they […]

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REDDING: Oregon woman leads officers on chase through fences, pastures

REDDING — An Oregon woman who smashed through ten different fences while leading officials on a dangerous pursuit through fields and pastures was apprehended after bailing from her vehicle near Churn Creek. The alleged suspect was captured while attempting to elude ground and air officers as well as a police K-9 by wading through the creek. After her apprehension Monday morning, Jan. […]

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