Woman, 19, ID’d after deadly Shasta Lake rollover crash

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 3, 3 p.m. See Original Story below. SHASTA LAKE — Officials investigating the traffic-related death of a woman whose wrecked and overturned car was found in a tree grove along Interstate 5 near Shasta Dam Boulevard last Sunday morning have identified the victim who died in the crash. Shasta County Chief Deputy Coroner Lt. Gunsauls today publicly […]

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Shasta Lake search warrant uncovers meth, heroin

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — An ongoing narcotics trafficking investigation and search warrant served at a City of Shasta Lake home led to the arrest of a Shasta County woman Saturday morning, Nov. 23. During the search warrant, which was served at a residence on the 3900 block of Red Bluff St., officers located and seized methamphetamine and heroin, as […]

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UPDATE: Victim of fatal Lake Shasta boating accident ID’d

UPDATED: Sunday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m., With additional information. SHASTA LAKE — A 23-year-old, San Jose man died after being struck by the propeller of a rented houseboat being operated by family members at Lake Shasta Sept. 6. Despite frantic life-saving efforts by family members, law enforcement officials, and medical professionals, the victim died at the scene of Friday afternoon’s […]

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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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