Drugs, weapons, cash seized during Redding search warrant

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities arrested a probationer and suspected drug dealer after serving a narcotics-related search warrant at the man’s Redding residence, Wednesday afternoon, April 1. While serving the search warrant on the 2700 block of Heather Lane officers located and seized heroin, methamphetamine and methadone, as well as several weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition, according to Shasta […]

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Ignoring stay-at-home order, teen falls from Civic Auditorium

CORRECTION: This accident happened at the Redding Civic Auditorium, not Dollar General as previously reported.-TM REDDING, Calif. — Despite the ongoing statewide COVID-19 related stay-at-home order, a 19-year-old was seriously injured when he fell from a raised section of the Redding Civic Auditorium late last night, Wednesday, April 1. The accident sent the victim to the hospital with facial and […]

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Redding dinner brawl leads to shots fired, father arrested

REDDING — Authorities say a dinner-time brawl between a father and son led to the father’s arrest after the man, a convicted felon, pulled a gun and fired numerous rounds at his son Friday evening, March 20. The son was uninjured during the violent confrontation, which happened at a private residence on the 1700 block of Henry Ave., in Redding. […]

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Alleged Montgomery Creek drug dealer arrested twice this week

REDDING — Citing jail overcrowding and lack of proper funding, officials say an alleged Montgomery Creek drug dealer was arrested for the second time in one week after spending barely half a day in jail following his earlier arrest. Despite being caught with heroin, marijuana, scales, prescription drugs, $1,200 cash and a loaded 9 mm handgun on Feb. 27, and […]

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Redding traffic stop yields heroin, meth, $13,000

REDDING — A probationer, who was already well known to Shasta County law enforcement officers after being booked into the Shasta County Jail sixteen times over the last eleven years for various charges, was arrested once again after a traffic stop uncovered a large quantity of drugs and cash in his possession yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, Feb. 25. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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Two of three arrested after CVS armed robbery

REDDING — Authorities today announced the arrest of two of three suspects they allege robbed a Redding CVS Pharmacy earlier this month. After leading officers on a high-speed pursuit and eluding officials after abandoning their vehicle in Anderson, the two men who were apprehended fled to the Bakersfield area after the robbery, according to Redding PD officials. Officers are still […]

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Seven arrested in ongoing Anderson burglary investigation

ANDERSON — Anderson PD officials yesterday announced the arrest of seven people after a victim spotted his stolen classic car being listed for sale on social media. According to officers, the man who originally stole the vehicle had been offering the car to women online and trying to trade the vehicle for sexual favors. Officers had been investigating the vehicle […]

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Week-long Redding cleanup removes 9,000 lbs of trash

REDDING — More than 9,000 lbs. of trash was collected at various homeless encampments throughout Redding this week, when officers with Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit and the Community Work Program continued their efforts to address illegal camping and quality of life issues throughout the city. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: SCNS EXCLUSIVE: Guest speakers help pack Burney IIT “Town Hall” […]

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Drugs, weapons, stolen property uncovered at Redding “problem house”

REDDING — Authorities say a month-long investigation into a known “problem residence” in Redding led to a search warrant being served at the home yesterday, Feb. 6. Thursday’s warrant resulted in the discovery and seizure of illegal drugs, weapons, ammunition, stolen property, and more, according to officials. Two men were arrested as a result of the warrant, which was served […]

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Prowler pulls gun-shaped lighter on homeowner – who responds with own, real gun

REDDING — A suspected Redding prowler learned the hard way not to brandish a gun-shaped lighter on a homeowner – who happened to be a concealed weapon permit holder – and responded by pulling out his own, very real handgun and chasing the would-be burglar from his neighborhood this morning, Saturday, Jan. 24. Although no shots were fired during the […]

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