On the run 14 years, WA child rapist nabbed in Redding

REDDING — A recent child endangerment investigation at a Redding home led officers to identifying one of the alleged suspects as a man who was wanted in the State of Washington for the alleged 2005 rape of a child and child molestation.  After conducting a surveillance operation at the residence, located on the 2900 block of Polk St., Shasta Interagency […]

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Six arrested during RPD’s investigation of “problem house”

REDDING — Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit recently teamed up with City Code Enforcement officials to address a “problem house” they have been investigating for the past two months, Redding PD announced Aug. 1. The operation happened at a private residence in the 1000 block of Center St., Wednesday afternoon, July 31. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two injured, one airlifted, […]

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Nine arrested, many others cited, during RPD & CHP bike patrol

REDDING — Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit teamed up with CHP on bicycles to conduct a downtown enforcement operation Friday, Aug. 2. During the successful operation, officers made nine arrests and issued multiple citations, officials recently announced in a social media release. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Two injured, one airlifted, after fiery Burney crash Girl, 9, dead, mother paralyzed, 2 […]

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7, including wanted child molester, arrested during Bridgeway Inn sweep

REDDING — Seven people, including a man who was on felony parole for child molestation and had 4 felony warrants – one of which was for absconding from parole – were arrested during a parole and probation compliance check at Redding’s Bridgeway Inn on the 2700 block of Bechelli Lane. According to officials, the Bridgeway Inn has been the source […]

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Wanted sex offender, drug dealer, caught at Redding motel

REDDING — Authorities yesterday located and arrested a wanted Redding sex offender who last year failed to register and cut off his court-ordered ankle monitor. The man, who Redding PD described as “a significant risk to society,” was apprehended Friday, Feb. 1, at a Redding motel where officers located one and a half pounds of methamphetamine and 15 grams of […]

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Redding PD’s NPU makes 1,500th arrest

In January 2016, the Redding Police Department created the Neighborhood Police Unit (NPU) to address community concerns regarding a significant rise in crime throughout our city.  This temporarily funded, four-officer unit has the ability to be proactive when addressing community problems rather than only being reactive, which has become the norm for our patrol officers due to budget, personnel cuts, […]

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