Alleged car thief’s discarded clothing leads RPD K-9 straight to suspect

REDDING — Already on probation for vehicle theft, a Redding man was arrested once again after being caught in a stolen vehicle Friday evening, Oct. 18. Although the probationer fled from officers, leading to a large-scale manhunt in and around the Starlite Mobile Estates at 1221 Cypress Ave., the felon was eventually apprehended after a police K-9 tracked the man […]

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Dangerous “118 mph” motorcycle chase ends with Redding man’s arrest

REDDING — Authorities arrested a Redding man who led them on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit that at times reached speeds of nearly 120 mph last night, Sunday, Oct. 13. The chase, which CHP later said covered about 16 miles, began in Redding on SR-299E just east of I-5, and ended at a private property in the Bella Vista area near […]

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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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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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