UPDATE: Man who led HPD officers on slow-speed chase was suffering from a medical crisis

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 9, 7:15 p.m. See Original Story below. HEMET — An elderly man who led police officers on a slow-speed chase through downtown Hemet yesterday morning was later determined to have been suffering from a medical emergency, Hemet Police Lt. Nate Miller has since told RCNS in an email response for further details related to yesterday’s incident. Yesterday […]

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Downtown Redding chase, shots fired, end with one arrested

REDDING — Authorities say a man was arrested after allegedly chasing two people while shooting at them with a shotgun in downtown Redding Saturday, Aug. 24. The dangerous, high-speed chase – which covered about two miles – ended when the victims crashed their SUV into a building at the intersection of Market and Tehama streets.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Spike […]

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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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Drunk Elsinore parolee nabbed after crashing while fleeing from deputy

LAKE ELSINORE — A drunken parolee who attempted to flee from authorities in Lake Elsinore was arrested after crashing into another vehicle and trying to flee the scene on foot Wednesday evening, July 24. Last night’s incident and arrest happened after a deputy tried to contact a suspicious vehicle with its lights off that was parked in a residential area […]

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Sword-wielding Veteran arrested after ramming patrol car

HORNBROOK — A military Veteran who was experiencing a mental health crisis was arrested yesterday afternoon, June 28, after leading CHP on a dangerous, 130 mph pursuit and then ramming an officer’s patrol vehicle. Although the officer’s SUV caught fire after the collision and the alleged suspect refused to exit his heavily damaged vehicle, the man was eventually taken into […]

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Wanted parolee arrested after Redding foot pursuit

REDDING — A gang member and parolee at large was arrested after leading officers on a foot pursuit in Redding Tuesday afternoon, June 18. The suspect who fled from officers was apprehended about two-tenths of a mile from where the chase began, according to official radio traffic at the time. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Crash sends logs raining down onto […]

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Knife-wielding Burney teen steals truck – pursuit and crash follow

BURNEY — A 14-year-old who reportedly brandished a knife at her aunt while stealing her pickup truck yesterday evening later led Burney deputies on a short pursuit that was cancelled for safety reasons. Just minutes after the pursuit was cancelled and the teen was no longer being followed by officers, the girl lost control of the stolen pickup truck and […]

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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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Indio felon arrested after stolen vehicle pursuit

LA QUINTA — An Indio convicted felon was arrested after leading deputies on a dangerous pursuit in a stolen pickup truck Tuesday evening, April 2. The man was wanted for questioning in connection to “several thefts, burglaries, and stolen vehicles,” according to sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Released 3 days earlier, sex offender arrested again after incident with child, […]

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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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