CHP copter aids in arrest of pair who fled Palo Cedro rollover

PALO CEDRO — A CHP aviation crew was instrumental in apprehending two men who fled from the scene of a rollover traffic accident east of Redding, in the unincorporated Palo Cedro area, early Saturday morning, April 6. The accident happened on SR-44, west of Deschutes Rd., according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Local man arrested again after Burney school […]

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Drunken Snapchatting leads to Redding crash, downed power lines

REDDING —  Already on probation for a prior DUI, a Redding man was arrested again after losing control of his vehicle and mowing down two power poles late Thursday night, April 11. The downed poles caused the power lines to come down across the top of the vehicle, which sparked a small brush fire around the wrecked sedan. Last night’s […]

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Man in custody after Redding SWAT ends 8-hour standoff

REDDING — A man is in custody after a lengthy Redding standoff that began early this morning, Friday, April 12. The hours-long standoff reportedly started after the alleged suspect fired a gun inside a home where he had been invited to stay the night. Redding PD’s SWAT Team, crisis negotiators, and Bomb Squad members were called to the scene of […]

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Bean-bag shotgun blast ends tense standoff with juvenile

REDDING — Reports of a person selling marijuana out of the back of their car at a Redding business led to a probation search at a nearby residence that ended after a tense standoff yesterday afternoon, Saturday, April 6. At the conclusion of their he investigation, officers arrested four people, including a 17-year-old probationer, for a variety of charges and […]

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Officials ID man fatally shot by Redding PD officers yesterday

UPDATED: Thursday, April 4, 11 a.m., With additional details. REDDING — Officials have identified a man who was fatally shot after a violent confrontation with officers in Redding yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, April 3. Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has since identified the man as Donnell James Lang, 48, of Redding. The deadly shooting happened on Hemingway St., near the McConnell Foundation […]

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Man brings toddler to Anderson to sell ecstasy to girl, 15

ANDERSON — Authorities arrested a 21-year-old Redding man they allege traveled to Anderson with his 1-year-old child with the intention of selling ecstasy to a person he believed was a girl who was turning 16-years-old. The man was arrested Friday, March 29, following a weeks-long investigation. Unbeknownst to the alleged suspect, the “girl” he agreed to sell ecstasy to so […]

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Officers track down Redding motorcycle thief after pursuit

REDDING — A wanted felon who authorities say stole a motorcycle and led officers on a short pursuit was later arrested with assistance from a CHP aviation unit and a Redding PD K-9 early Monday morning, March 25. The 25-year-old Oroville resident, later identified as Cory Ray Arguello, was eventually discovered hiding inside a trash can and was taken into […]

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UPDATE: Family grieving after crash kills Australian native, Shasta College student, 21

UPDATED: Thursday, March 21, 1:30 p.m., With additional details. ANDERSON — Officials have identified a man who died after a single vehicle, rollover traffic collision in Anderson, Sunday morning, March 17. CHP has stated that excessive speed is considered to have been a contributing factor in the deadly crash, which happened on China Gulch Rd., west of Canyon Rd. Last […]

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Shot apprehending suspect, Anderson K-9 to receive Medal of Valor

ANDERSON — Although all law enforcement officers face the unknown ever time they put on their uniforms and badge at the beginning of each shift, they always know it could be the last time they ever do so. But when Anderson PD K-9 Handler, Officer Finch released his furry canine partner “Chance” to apprehend a suspect fleeing from officers in […]

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Man arrested after threatening to shoot girlfriend, her daughters

REDDING — An allegedly intoxicated man who officials said beat his girlfriend and threatened to shoot the woman and her two daughters was arrested yesterday evening, Sunday, March 17. The incident led to a brief but tense negotiation, as officers tried to coax the alleged suspect out of his Redding home in the 2400 block of Nebula St. The man, […]

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