Citizen’s child abuse tip leads to Anderson woman’s arrest

ANDERSON — A citizen’s tip reporting a case of suspected child abuse led to the arrest of two people at an Anderson motel Tuesday, Oct. 8. One of the two alleged suspects was arrested for child abuse and drug related charges after the incident, which happened at Motel 6, at 2861 McMurry Dr., just north of Balls Ferry Rd. LEADING […]

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Dangerous Anderson pursuit & crash leaves one dead

ANDERSON — A probationer who led officers on a dangerous pursuit through Anderson in a stolen vehicle Wednesday, Oct. 2, was arrested after crashing the stolen car on Highway 273 near Rhonda Rd., according to officials. The crash resulted in the death of one of two passengers inside the stolen car. Records indicate the man accused of driving and crashing […]

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Anderson homeless encampment sweep nets 34 arrests

ANDERSON — Authorities in Anderson say 20 homeless encampments were identified and 34 people were arrested during a two day illegal encampment sweep that began Aug. 23 and ended the following morning. According to officials, the operation targeted illegal homeless encampments on public and private property, with an emphasis on camps located within close proximity to local waterways. LEADING THE […]

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Late-night Anderson bike patrol yields numerous arrests

ANDERSON — In their continuing efforts to clear Anderson streets of parolees, probationers, and people with outstanding warrants, Anderson PD officers last night took to bikes and performed a bicycle patrol operation. The late-night patrol resulted in numerous contacts, as well as arrests and citations, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Carr Fire: One year anniversary – Revisiting the […]

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Palm Desert men arrested for child abuse, child porn

PALM DESERT — Two Palm Desert men were arrested after an investigation revealed they were allegedly involved in the sexual abuse of a juvenile Friday, June 28. Although sheriff’s officials have not released the victim’s name or age, jail records and official statements have indicated the victim was younger than 10-years-old. A sheriff’s press release regarding the incident and arrests […]

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Anderson motorcyclist ID’d after fatal Redding crash

REDDING — A motorcyclist has been identified after a fatal crash in unincorporated Redding, Saturday evening, June 29. This weekend’s deadly accident happened in the area of Texas Springs and Montgomery Ranch roads, southwest of the city limits. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINES: Hours-long Redding standoff ends with arrest of wanted felon CHP searching for woman who fled scene of […]

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Despite disguise, Anderson “chronic offender” arrested again

ANDERSON — Despite trying to disguise himself in an attempt to avoid apprehension, Anderson police officers located and arrested a person designated by the County as a “chronic offender” last Wednesday, May 15. According to an Anderson PD social media release, Christopher Michael Dalton, 33, of Anderson, has generated 24 calls for law enforcement service in Shasta County over the […]

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Man arrested after Anderson Safeway gas station robbery

ANDERSON — A man wanted in connection with the March 30 robbery of a Safeway gas station is in custody, after turning himself in to authorities Friday, May 3. Last March’s early-morning robbery happened in the 2500 block of Balls Ferry Road. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Officials at scene of pickup upside down and submerged in creek off 299E Burney […]

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Man charged with kidnapping, ramming APD SUV, after pursuit

ANDERSON — A Redding man was arrested after leading Anderson police officers on a dangerous pursuit early this morning, Saturday, May 4. During the chase, the alleged suspect rammed an Anderson PD patrol SUV, before fleeing on foot into an apartment complex. He was apprehended after a short foot pursuit, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: More details after […]

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UPDATE: Anderson standoff with sword-wielding “sovereign citizen” ends with arrest

UPDATED: Friday. April 26, 5:30 p.m. See Original and Updated Story below. ANDERSON — Authorities have identified a 63-year-old, self-proclaimed “sovereign citizen” who held deputies and other officials at bay for about 35 minutes earlier this afternoon. During the dangerous, roadside standoff, the man was described as “thrashing around” a weapon later described as a “large, three-foot long sword.” The […]

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