UPDATE: Driver killed fleeing minor Redding crash ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 1:30 p.m., With additional details from RPD. REDDING — A Shasta Lake man who continued driving at high-speed after side-swiping another vehicle died moments later after losing control of his pickup truck and crashing Monday afternoon, Jan. 14. The deadly accident happened when the man’s truck rolled multiple times and crashed into several trees along Old […]

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2+ pounds of meth uncovered at Redding home, 3 arrested

REDDING — Three people were arrested and more than two pounds of methamphetamine were seized Thursday evening, Jan. 3, during an investigation at a “problem residence known for narcotic activity,” according to Redding PD. The home where the arrests happened, which is located in what one RPD official called a “known high crime area,” is in the 1300 block of […]

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Redding Lions Club enjoys special visit from SCSO K9 “Hondo”

REDDING —  Enterprise Lions Club members in Redding enjoyed a special visit earlier today from Shasta County Sheriff K9 Handler, Deputy Tim O’Hara and his canine companion, “Hondo.” During the visit, Deputy O’Hara and Hondo mingled with Lions Club members, answered questions fielded by Club members, and got to know those who were at the club, while “promoting relations between […]

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RPD officer injured when DUI driver plows into patrol vehicle

REDDING — An allegedly intoxicated driver was arrested after plowing into the back of a Redding PD patrol vehicle late Thursday evening, Jan. 3. The accident, which sent the officer to the hospital with minor injuries, happened on Cedars Rd. near Kenyon Dr. The injured officer was released after being treated at an area hospital and is expected to make […]

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Redding pair arrested after tied to vehicle burglaries

REDDING — A pair of self-admitted, heroin-addicted thieves was arrested yesterday morning after a Redding police officer happened to come across the couple while performing extra patrol in the Market Street Promenade area. During that encounter, the officer discovered the duo was in possession of property that had been stolen during multiple vehicle burglaries the previous night. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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FEMA trailers stolen from Redding recovered, 2 arrested

REDDING — Two stolen FEMA trailers and a stolen pickup truck were recovered last Friday, after Redding PD began investigating the thefts of the trailers early Friday morning, Dec. 28. The two trailers, which were both intended for Camp Fire victims and stolen from Reddingwood Mobile Home and RV Park, were valued at about $30,000 each, according to Redding PD. […]

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UPDATE: Anderson PD K-9 shot while apprehending suspect

UPDATED: Saturday, Dec. 29, 1 p.m. See original story, photos below. ANDERSON — Additional details have been released after an Anderson PD K-9 was shot while apprehending a man who first fled from Redding PD officers and was then pursued by Anderson PD officers. At around noon today, Anderson PD’s Lt. Steve Blunk told Elizabeth Zelidon of Action News Now […]

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Furious after running out of gas, man torches own car

REDDING — A man who officers warned after investigating reports that he was smashing out the windows of and destroying his own vehicle was later arrested after setting fire to his vehicle in the parking lot of a Redding business, Tuesday, Dec. 11. Redding PD later said the man, identified asĀ  Dane Allan Brayman, 39, of Antelope, CA, was angry […]

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Redding pedestrian, 61, critically injured after hit by pickup

REDDING — A 61-year-old Redding man is in critical condition after he was struck by a pickup truck while attempting to cross the road, early Tuesday evening, Dec. 4. The major-injury accident happened near the intersection of South and California streets, according to Redding PD. LEADING THE REDDING HEADLINES: Man threatens to sexually assault girl, 4, while masturbating in her […]

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Firefighters battle Redding dump blaze started by “unknown hazardous material”

REDDING — Firefighters spent about two-and-a-half hours knocking down and cleaning up after a fire erupted at City of Redding’s Solid Waste Transfer Facility Saturday morning, Dec. 1. According to fire officials, the source of this weekend’s fire was traced to an “unknown hazardous material” someone had recently dumped at the facility, at 2255 Abernathy Ln. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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