No injuries reported after 299E crash near Montgomery Creek

MONTGOMERY CREEK — No injuries were reported after an SUV careened off 299E, and ended up down an embankment, last night, Saturday, March 23. The non-injury accident happened near Moose Camp Rd., in the Montgomery Creek area. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Family grieving after crash kills Australian native, Shasta College student, 21 Man arrested after threatening to shoot girlfriend, […]

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BREAKING/EXCLUSIVE: Evidence possibly links pair to numerous recent Intermountain area burglaries

While doing research for an updated article about last month’s burglary of Montgomery Creek’s Post Office, Shasta County News Source (SCNS) located a “wanted” poster dated June 28, 2018, that depicted two suspects caught on CCTV surveillance footage burglarizing the Montgomery Creek Market. LEADING THE BURNEY HEADLINES: Recovery efforts continuing after stolen car found in Cedar Creek UPDATE: Officials confirm […]

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UPDATE: Video of Montgomery Creek Post Office burglary released

UPDATED: Friday, Mar. 8, 9 a.m., With additional details and surveillance stills. MONTGOMERY CREEK — Authorities already investigating last month’s burglary at the Montgomery Creek Post Office got a big boost in their investigation this week, when a nearby business released CCTV surveillance footage of a pair alleged to have committed the crime. LEADING THE BURNEY HEADLINES: Recovery efforts continuing […]

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Suspect flees from stolen car near Halcumb cemetery, eludes capture

MONTGOMERY CREEK — A suspect driving a stolen car managed to elude capture after fleeing from Shasta County sheriff’s deputies and CHP officers last night, Sunday, Dec. 2. The incident happened at Halcumb Cemetery on Hwy. 299E, near Fenders Ferry Rd., in the unincorporated Intermountain community of Montgomery Creek. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Red Bluff man arrested after Redding high-speed […]

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Found lost, confused, and laying along side of road, elderly man returned home

MONTGOMERY CREEK — An elderly man who was found laying along the side of a rural mountain road in Montgomery Creek was returned home this afternoon after he got a clean bill of health and ride home from medics who evaluated him. Official radio traffic indicated the ambulance crew determined the man was lost and confused but otherwise uninjured. The […]

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UPDATE: Officials investigating 299E rollover accident near Montgomery Creek

UPDATED: Monday, Oct. 22, 2:45 p.m. See original story below. MONTGOMERY CREEK — CHP updated at 2:42 p.m. that a vehicle that overturned on westbound SR-299E near Moose Camp Rd. was off the roadway and not blocking any lanes of traffic. Despite the overturned vehicle being off the rural, two-lane mountain highway, area residents and commuters were reporting brief delays […]

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Already arrested 25 times in Shasta Co., parolee nabbed again after “extensive” Montgomery Creek burglary

MONTGOMERY CREEK — A parolee was arrested and officials are searching for a second man after a Montgomery Creek residential burglary yesterday morning, Wednesday, Oct. 3. The burglary happened on the 30000 block of Jackson Ln. and the alleged suspect was apprehended in a heavily wooded area in the nearby Round Mountain, according to Shasta County Sheriff’s officials. LEADING THE […]

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Several recent bear sightings leave area residents buzzing

MONTGOMERY CREEK — Several recent bear sightings in and around the unincorporated Intermountain community of Montgomery Creek have area residents buzzing and speculating about the reported increase of recent sightings. Some area residents have speculated that the two recent Montgomery Creek bear sightings, as well as other sightings within Burney and neighboring Johnson Park, could possibly be related to bears […]

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Montgomery Creek evacuations ordered as firefighters continue battling blaze, now at 50 acres

MONTGOMERY CREEK — A fast-moving blaze burning in Montgomery Creek has forced the evacuation of the entire town, law enforcement and fire officials have advised. According to a CHP incident log, Tuesday afternoon’s wildland fire was first reported around 3:20 p.m., and as of 4:30 p.m. had already charred more than 50 acres. According to Shasta-Trinity Cal Fire, the blaze […]

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