Bean-bag shotgun blast ends tense standoff with juvenile

REDDING — Reports of a person selling marijuana out of the back of their car at a Redding business led to a probation search at a nearby residence that ended after a tense standoff yesterday afternoon, Saturday, April 6. At the conclusion of their he investigation, officers arrested four people, including a 17-year-old probationer, for a variety of charges and […]

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Officials investigating Shasta Lake Fire Station burglary

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — Authorities are investigating the burglary of Shasta Lake Fire District’s Station 3, after someone reportedly broke into the station and stole several items from one of the department’s engines. The burglary was reported Monday, March 11, but it was not immediately known when the thefts actually occurred. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Evidence possibly links pair […]

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Heavy snow capsizes multiple boats at Shasta Lake

SHASTA LAKE — Several days of continuous snowfall are suspected of causing multiple boats harbored at Shasta Lake to become over-weighted and top-heavy, with numerous boats in one harbor alone that are listing heavily, taking on water, or sinking. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding PD’s UAV’s prove critical during major incidents Man who fatally shot Anderson roommate arrested Oak Run […]

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UPDATED: Redding woman, 37, killed by rolling log at Shasta Lake ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 6, 7:51 p.m., With coroner’s release of victim’s name SHASTA LAKE — Officials have released the identity of a Redding woman who died after she was struck and crushed by a large log her friends had rolled down a hill while visiting Woods Island, on the Pit River Arm of Shasta Lake. Authorities are calling the fatal […]

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UPDATED: Officials ID body of man found floating in Shasta Lake

UPDATED: Friday, Feb. 23, 11:30 p.m. with victim’s identification. SHASTA LAKE — Officials are conducting a death investigation after a fisherman found a man’s body floating in the northern end of the Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake, Tuesday, Feb. 20. Shasta County Coroner’s officials later identified the victim as 60-year-old, William Alan Beckwith, of Corning. According to Coroner’s officials a postmortem examination has been […]

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MOUNTAIN GATE: DUI suspected in hit and run rollover traffic collision

MOUNTAIN GATE — Officials are investigating a possible DUI-related, hit and run traffic accident that happened Tuesday evening, Nov. 21. The single-vehicle, rollover accident happened on the 17000 block of Wonderland Boulevard, between Bass Drive and Tunnel Road, in the unincorporated community of Mountain Gate just north of the City of Shasta Lake. California Highway Patrol officers, Cal Fire/Shasta County Fire personnel and other emergency […]

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CITY OF SHASTA LAKE: Officials investigating hit and run after airborne car lands on top of parked vehicles

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — Authorities are searching for three people they say fled the scene after a sedan they were in lost control, went airborne and landed on top of another vehicle, Monday evening, Oct. 30. The hit and run accident happened on the 1900 block of Cabello Street, just south of Bonneyville Street, in the City of Shasta Lake, according to officials. […]

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SHASTA LAKE: Firefighters battle floating houseboat blaze, brush fire

SHASTA LAKE — Firefighters found themselves battling a floating houseboat fire that set a small cove ablaze before officials managed to knock down the fire Saturday, July 15. A family that had rented the houseboat managed to escape the fire unharmed; however, the rented houseboat was considered a total loss. Cal Fire, U.S. Forest Service firefighters and other emergency first responders were […]

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Wanted felon arrested after dangerous City of Shasta Lake pursuit

SHASTA LAKE – Deputies arrested a man after he led them on a dangerous vehicle pursuit through a residential neighborhood, Sunday, May 22. During the chase, the man – who was later identified as Michael Brian Chandler, 28, of Shasta Lake – drove without regard for the safety of other citizens or pursuing lawmen. “Chandler drove in excess of 50 mph […]

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