Pedestrian airlifted in critical condition after hit by two cars on Hwy. 273

REDDING — A man was airlifted with major traumatic injuries after he was struck by two vehicles Tuesday night, Oct. 2. The accident happened on Highway SR 273  at S. Bonnyview Road in Redding. One of the two vehicles that struck the victim fled the scene, Redding PD later reported. According to witnesses the man ran into the street and […]

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Big-rig and sedan tangle on 299 in Bella Vista

BELLA VISTA — Officials are at the scene of a rear-end collision between a tractor-trailer big-rig and sedan that happened earlier this evening on SR-299 near Dry Creek Rd. in Bella Vista. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officials investigating after woman’s body found in Yreka Shasta County’s Most Wanted Criminals & Arrests – Updated Weekly UPDATE: Local man killed in McArthur […]

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No injuries reported after Redding rollover

REDDING — Authorities are investigating a two-vehicle, rollover traffic collision that happened Thursday afternoon, Sept. 20. There were no reported injuries related to the crash on Churn Creek Rd., just north of Hartnell Ave., in Redding. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Anderson medical aid call leads to violent confrontation, arrest Supervisors unanimously vote to add 20 mental health beds at SRMC […]

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Supervisors unanimously vote to add 20 mental health beds at SRMC

REDDING — Shasta County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday, Sept. 11, to adopt a resolution designating Shasta Regional Medical Center as an inpatient psychiatric facility to help meet the mental health needs of the community. The move will add twenty new – and local – mental health beds to the sixteen beds currently offered at Restpadd Psychiatric Health Facility […]

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APD/RPD sting nets 5 men who believed they were meeting teen for sex

ANDERSON — Authorities say a prostitution sting involving undercover officers posing as 15 and 16-year-old girls led to the arrest yesterday of five men they allege agreed to meet at an Anderson motel for sex. The Friday, Sept. 7 arrests included men from the cities of Anderson, Redding, Shasta Lake, and Shingletown, as well as one 48-year-old suspect who officials […]

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Knife-wielding domestic battery suspect arrested after Redding armed standoff

REDDING — A man who officials say repeatedly choked his live-in girlfriend and held a knife to her throat while threatening to kill her was arrested after an armed standoff in North Redding. The violent battery and standoff happened Tuesday evening, Aug. 28, at a recreational trailer parked on a property at 11243 Quartz Hill Rd., near Gardners Ln. The […]

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DUI stop and arrest near Redding leads to 100 pounds of marijuana

REDDING — A CHP officer who stopped a suspected drunk driver was surprised to find 100 pounds of marijuana inside the trunk of the vehicle he had stopped, Friday evening, Aug. 24. The stop and arrest happened in the area of Riverland Dr. near Knighton Rd., southeast of Redding. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Few details following fatal McArthur rollover, CHP […]

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Transients arrested after man’s body found under Redding bridge

REDDING — Two Redding area transients were arrested yesterday after reportedly confessing to the murder of another transient earlier this week. Authorities made the arrests after the victim’s lifeless body was discovered under a bridge in the 2700 block of Favretto Ave., between State and Fell Streets, in south Redding. After an investigation officials arrested 22-year-old Lindsey Ann Waite, and […]

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45 cited, 8 arrested, during Redding park sweep – 3,000 pounds of trash, property collected

REDDING — After recently noticing a dramatic increase in the amount of unlawful, overnight sleeping and camping, as well as discarded trash spread throughout Redding’s South City Park, Redding PD officers conducted an enforcement operation aimed at focusing on quality of life issues within the park, located directly adjacent Redding Public Library. In total, officers issued 45 citations, arrested eight […]

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UPDATE: REDDING: Victim holding infant comes under attack, fatally shoots sex offender

UPDATED: Aug. 23, 9:15 p.m. See original story below. REDDING –Officials have released additional details related to yesterday’s shooting death of a man they say was fatally shot after attacking a Tehama County man who had been holding a 4-month-old infant when he came under attack. The man killed in the shooting was a registered sex offender and had a […]

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