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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Motor officer rams fleeing stalking suspect, both hospitalized

TEMECULA — A felon who was wanted out of San Diego County was arrested after fleeing from and then fighting with officials who tried to take him into custody as a result of a stalking investigation and warrant that was served at a Temecula residence July 3. Wednesday afternoon’s violent incident began when investigators found the wanted man, 37-year-old, Virgil […]

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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 sought after Beaumont pursuit ends with crash, brush fire

BEAUMONT — Authorities today are continuing their search for a man who led them on a dangerous pursuit that traveled from Beaumont into Cherry Valley Wednesday, May 29. Yesterday’s chase ended when the driver took his sports car off road, racing through several large rural properties, before crashing into a fence. The accident sparked a brush fire and caused a […]

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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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Alleged drug dealer apprehended after Upland pursuit

UPLAND — Three people were arrested after a PRCS probationer managed to elude CHP during a dangerous, high-speed pursuit yesterday afternoon, Sunday, April 7. Despite initially evading officers, who were forced to discontinue their pursuit for safety reasons, the trio was apprehended a short time later in Upland. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: BREAKING: CHP at scene of fatal Hemet crash […]

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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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