UPDATE: CHP hoists 3 from Sacramento River after boat overturns

UPDATED: Thursday, May 23, 3:36 p.m. With update from CHP See Original Story below. REDDING — Contacted for details about this afternoon’s water rescue of three people who were thrown from their overturned boat, CHP confirmed at 3:35 p.m. that all three men were successfully hoisted from the river. According to official radio traffic, the three victims were transported to […]

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Woman who stabbed husband & slashed his throat arrested

REDDING — A Redding woman was arrested Sunday evening, May 19, after she called 911 to report she had just stabbed her estranged husband who had been visiting her. Officers later discovered the victim had been stabbed multiple times, “including a significant slashing type wound to his neck,” according to officials who investigated the attempted murder. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS […]

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Bike lighting violation leads to Redding drug sales arrest

REDDING — A probationer riding a bicycle without proper lighting equipment was arrested in Redding after officers found he was in possession of methamphetamine Monday evening, May 20. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d Despite disguise, Anderson “chronic offender” arrested again Man caught burglarizing Redding Salvation Army Redding police officers […]

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UPDATE: Found dead on Sacramento River island, woman, 64, ID’d

REDDING — Officials have identified a woman whose lifeless body was found on a “remote and isolated” island on the Sacramento River, in the area of Girvan Rd. last Friday afternoon, May 10. According to a coroner’s statement released today, foul play is not suspected; however, the woman’s cause of death is still pending toxicology reports.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Man caught burglarizing Redding Salvation Army

REDDING — A probationer was arrested after he was caught red-handed burglarizing a Redding charitable organization Sunday morning, May 12, according to Redding PD officials.  The incident and arrest happened at Salvation Army, at 4460 Westside Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Stranded 8 hours on Lake Britton sandbar, couple rescued from boat Woman’s body found on remote Sacramento River island […]

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Woman’s body found on remote Sacramento River island

REDDING — Authorities in Redding are investigating a suspicious death after a woman’s body was found on a “remote and isolated” island located on the Sacramento River late yesterday afternoon, Friday, May 10. The victim, whose name has not been released, was reportedly discovered by a family member, in the area of Girvan Rd. and Island Dr., east of Cascade […]

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UPDATE: Weeks after dad’s death, HS senior loses grandmother to house fire

UPDATED: Thursday, May 9, 11:20 a.m., With additional details, GoFundMe link. REDDING — A Foothill High School senior, still reeling from the death of his father last March, was hit by tragedy once again when his grandmother and several family pets were killed by an early-morning fire that ripped through a Redding home last Monday, May 6. Although Juan Salcido […]

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Officer, homeowner hospitalized after Redding man goes on biting rampage

REDDING — An alleged intoxicated driver who crashed into two cars and a light pole before kicking his way into a Redding residence and attacking the homeowner – biting him repeatedly in the face and body – was arrested after violently resisting and fighting with officers who responded to the emergency. The crashes and violent attack happened Wednesday evening, May […]

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4 tons of trash removed during Redding camp cleanup

REDDING — Redding Police Department’s Community Clean-Up Team partnered this past Easter weekend with Shasta Support Services and Trout Unlimited to conduct a homeless encampment cleanup in the Henderson open space area near Cypress Street Bridge, in Redding. Among those who participated in the cleanup was Redding City Council member Michael Dacquisto. He later posted video from the scene of […]

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3 officers hospitalized after Shasta College melee with parolee

REDDING — A man, already on parole for assault with a deadly weapon and who is classified as a “high-risk” offender, was arrested again today after attacking and hospitalizing several Redding police officers during a violent encounter at Shasta College. Officers responded to the college this morning, Tuesday, April 23, to assist campus security personnel in removing the violent subject […]

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