Burney man indicted with selling weapons at gun shows without a license

BURNEY — A Burney man has been indicted on a sole-count of dealing firearms without a license as part of an ongoing Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigation, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 31. The investigation that led to the man’s indictment revealed ten weapons sold by the alleged suspect had been recovered as […]

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Minor injuries after pickup crashes into tree on 299E

BURNEY — Minor injuries have been reported after a pickup truck crashed into a tree in Burney just east of Johnson Park this afternoon, Sunday, Oct. 6. Official radio traffic and a CHP incident log indicated the solo-vehicle accident happened on SR-299E near Rocky Ranch Rd, about a half mile west of the junction of SR-299E and SR-89. LEADING THE […]

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in wreck near Burney’s Vista Point

BURNEY — A motorcyclist was seriously injured after a solo-vehicle crash earlier this evening, Tuesday Sept. 24. The crash happened along a winding section of SR-299E, near MM63, about a half-mile west of Burney Mountain Vista Point. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shasta County officials investigating second in-custody death in just 10 days Mt. Shasta child porn suspect arrested – 10K+ […]

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Burney “frequent flyer” arrested after hardware store vandalism

BURNEY — A Burney man one local sheriff’s deputy described as one of the area’s “frequent flyers” – who has been arrested numerous times throughout the Intermountain area – was arrested again this week for vandalizing a Burney business, after he was caught on surveillance footage shattering one of the store’s front windows. Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt. Marc St.Clair told […]

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Habitual Burney shoplifter nabbed outside Rex Club

BURNEY — Authorities arrested a man who was again spotted stealing items from Burney’s Safeway early yesterday evening, Monday, Sept. 16.   Although the arrested man initially managed to flee from the area with merchandise he had stolen from the business, he was later spotted a short distance away and apprehended without incident less than an hour later.   LEADING […]

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Death investigation ongoing after man’s body found along SR-89

BURNEY — Officials are conducting an unattended death investigation after a man’s lifeless body was found behind a pickup truck along SR-89, north of SR-299E, early yesterday evening, Saturday, Sept. 14. The victim was discovered by a Shasta County Sheriff’s Sgt., who spotted a vehicle with its door’s open near the old railroad crossing at MM24, about two and a […]

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Victim airlifted after crash into Burney building

BURNEY — One person was airlifted with unknown injuries after an SUV crashed into a Burney business earlier this morning, Sunday, Sept. 15. The crash, which left a building with a large hole in its wall and caused moderate damage to the structure, happened on the 37000 block of Main St., just west of Michigan St. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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BREAKING: Multiple “suspicious” fires reported in Burney

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 2 p.m. See Original Report below. BURNEY — Based on official radio traffic and witnesses who live near where at least three to four fires were reported burning in the power line area of Carberry St and Mountain View Rd. of Burney, all fires have been contained and no property damage has been reported. Although initial […]

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Spike strips end 100 mph Burney-bound RPD pursuit

REDDING — Two people in a stolen vehicle were arrested after leading officials from three agencies on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit, as it sped from Redding toward the mountain community of Burney on 299E early Monday morning, Aug. 19. The pursuit, which reached speeds of 100 mph, lasted nearly 30 minutes, and covered 35 miles, was successfully brought to an […]

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Two-vehicle Burney crash showers pedestrians with flying debris

BURNEY — A Burney woman and her grandson preparing to cross Main St. in Burney escaped injury when they were nearly struck by flying debris after a two-vehicle, rear-end collision late Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 7. The minor injury collision happened along SR-299E at Plumas St., in front of Tri Counties Bank. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: On the run 14 years, […]

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