6th annual “Ignite Opportunity” event introduces students to STEM career fields

SHASTA COUNTY — For the second year, Shasta County Coroner’s Office sent a team to the Shasta County Office of Education’s STEM Career Fair at Shasta Fairgrounds to meet with high school freshman from all over Northern California and introduce them to the highly specialized STEM career fields. Originally founded by SCOE and the North State STEM Career Day Committee […]

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I-5 traffic stop yields nearly 6 pounds of heroin

SHASTA LAKE —  Authorities who conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 5 yesterday, just south of Bridge Bay Rd. near Shasta Lake, say they seized nearly six pounds of heroin and arrested an Arizona woman for possession of heroin for sales. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES Redding bike stop leads to suspected drug sales arrest Citizen’s child abuse tip leads to […]

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Inmate found dead after “confrontation” with jail deputies

UPDATE: Friday, Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m., With Coroner’s release of information. See Original Story below. REDDING — Shasta County Coroner’s Office has identified an inmate whose lifeless body was found inside a safety cell at Shasta County Jail in Redding yesterday morning, Thursday, Sept.12. “The decedent was positively identified as 58-year-old, Teddy Woodrow Abbie, of Redding,” Shasta County Chief Deputy […]

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Citizen’s tip leads to ShasCo “Most Wanted” arrest

REDDING — One of Shasta County’s “Most Wanted” was arrested yesterday afternoon, Sunday, July 21, after an alert citizen spotted a man wanted for failure to appear in court on unspecified felony charges. Official radio traffic at the time indicated yesterday’s arrest happened just minutes after the citizen called SHASCOM to report seeing the wanted subject at Redding’s Clear Creek […]

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ShasCo to test new interactive map at tomorrow’s Boomtown Parade

SHASTA COUNTY — The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office, along with Shasta County Fire (SCFD) will conduct a beta test using an interactive map during the Shasta Boomtown Parade on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The purpose of the test is to utilize existing technology through cellular capabilities to collect data, and forward that information to a command […]

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Sale of “super cute” jeans leads to most wanted capture

ANDERSON — A Cottonwood woman trying to sell a “super cute” pair of jeans ended up in handcuffs instead when she agreed to sell the pants to a person who later turned out to be an undercover Anderson police officer. The woman, who had an extensive arrest history as well as five active arrest warrants, was also formerly featured as […]

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Students enjoy exciting day at annual STEM “Ignite Opportunity” event

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — The Shasta County Coroner’s Office sent a team to yesterday’s Shasta County Office of Education STEM Career Fair to meet with high school freshman from all over northern California and introduce them to the highly specialized career. The annual “Ignite Opportunity” event, which was held at Shasta Fairgrounds Friday, Nov. 16, was open to all area […]

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ShasCo DA files lawsuit against Redding motel and owners

REDDING — After noting a dramatic increase in crime over the last year, the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office has filed a civil prosecution lawsuit against Redding’s Market Street Manor and its owners. The lawsuit was filed after countless complaints from area residents and law enforcement officers that alleged all manner of criminal activity happening at the motel, located at […]

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Shasta County Missing Person’s List

Archived News from Redding PD (Unless otherwise noted): Editor’s note: This list is compiled weekly from Redding PD and only includes those persons listed as missing within Shasta County from Jan. 1, 2018, forward. However, anyone wishing to have a Shasta County missing person from beyond Jan. 1, 2018, added to this list is encouraged to contact Shasta County News […]

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Shasta County’s Most Wanted Criminals & Arrests – Updated Weekly

Compiled from SCSO and Redding PD Most Wanted: Jamie Lee Bowman Post Date:09/27/2018 4:00 p.m.    Jamie Lee Bowman DOB: 08/02/1968 6’00 / 270 LBS Blonde Hair / Blue Eyes Charge: Drunk Driving Felony Offense Most Wanted: Joseph Lee Anderson Post Date:09/27/2018 3:55 p.m.  Joseph Lee Anderson DOB: 12/27/1972 5’08 / 240 lbs Brown Hair / Brown Eyes Charge: Possession […]

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