Dangerous “118 mph” motorcycle chase ends with Redding man’s arrest

REDDING — Authorities arrested a Redding man who led them on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit that at times reached speeds of nearly 120 mph last night, Sunday, Oct. 13. The chase, which CHP later said covered about 16 miles, began in Redding on SR-299E just east of I-5, and ended at a private property in the Bella Vista area near […]

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Redding bike stop leads to suspected drug sales arrest

REDDING — A bicyclist who tried to flee from officers during a bike stop in Redding was apprehended a short time later and arrested for possession of methamphetamine for sales as well as several out of state and local warrants Thursday evening, Oct. 10, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: New details after man’s battered and “mutilated” body […]

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UPDATE: Missing elderly Redding man’s body found in A.C.I.D. Canal

UPDATED: Saturday, Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m. See Original Story below. REDDING — Officials who had been searching for a missing 87-year-old former elementary school teacher and principal say they found the senior citizen deceased in the A.C.I.D. Canal behind the man’s residence. According to Redding PD, the missing man was found earlier today, Saturday, Oct. 5, with the use of […]

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Woman who fought with officers revived after medical crisis at Shasta County Jail

REDDING — A woman who was arrested after allegedly fighting with Redding police officers was rushed to a hospital after suffering an unspecified medical crisis and becoming unresponsive while waiting to be booked at Shasta County Jail in Redding earlier today, Wednesday, Oct. 2. After the woman became unresponsive in a pre-booking area outside the jail facility, jail medical staff […]

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Redding Motel standoff ends with two in custody

REDDING — Authorities say the mere presence of a police K-9 was enough to convince a man with multiple arrest warrants to exit a motel room where he had been hiding and surrender to waiting officers. The alleged suspect was one of two men arrested after fleeing from officers conducting extra patrol in the parking of the Quality Inn, at […]

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Man steals Redding excavator – chaos & destruction ensue

REDDING — A man who officials say stole a large construction excavator and went on a destructive drive through Redding was arrested early Friday morning, Sept. 27. He was apprehended after first crashing into a light pole and then plowing into a gas station overhang, causing “extensive damage” to the awning, according to officials. The incident came to a crashing […]

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Growing concerns after third Shasta County in-custody death in two weeks

REDDING — For the third time in just two weeks Shasta County Sheriff’s Office officials have announced the in-custody death of an inmate who died yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 25. Today’s announcement comes amidst growing scrutiny, calls for action, and demands for answers as to how and why the Redding facility has experienced three deaths in just 14 days. The previous […]

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Shasta County officials investigating second in-custody death in just 10 days

UPDATED: Monday, Sept. 23, 3:30 p.m., With Coroner’s release of information See Original Story below. REDDING — Officials have identified a second inmate who died while in-custody at Shasta County Jail in Redding in the last ten days. The man died after he was found having an unspecified medical crisis inside his cell early Sunday morning, Sept. 22. Despite life-saving […]

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Several injured, two arrested, after crashes involving ambulance

MOUNTAIN GATE — Several people were injured and two drivers were arrested, after two separate crashes this afternoon, Monday, Sept. 16. The two crashes, one of which involved an ambulance whose crew was tending to the injured parties involved in the first crash, happened on the southbound I-5, about 10 miles north of Redding and just south of the unincorporated […]

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Local firefighter, 26, ID’d after fatal Redding motorcycle crash

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 13, 3:15 p.m., With coroner’s release of information. REDDING — An off-duty Cal Fire firefighter suffered fatal injuries while riding a motorcycle after he collided with a raised curb and was ejected from his motorcycle into a metal pole Thursday evening, Sept. 12. Excessive speed has been cited as a contributing factor after yesterday’s fatal crash, which […]

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