Officials seek man who carjacked woman, fled from officers

REDDING — Authorities are searching for a man they allege attacked a woman and fled the area in her husband’s stolen pickup truck after the victim located her family’s stolen vehicle at Win-River Casino in Redding early Saturday morning, Jan. 18. According to officials, the victim and a friend had been driving around Shasta County searching for the truck after […]

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Wanted felon nabbed while napping in stolen car

NORCO — A wanted Lake Elsinore felon was arrested after he was found asleep in a stolen car in Norco early Wednesday morning, Nov. 20. While speaking with the man deputies learned he had a no-bail warrant for violation of his PRCS probation and he was subsequently booked into jail on felony charges. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Winchester couple, 56 […]

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Dangerous Anderson pursuit & crash leaves one dead

ANDERSON — A probationer who led officers on a dangerous pursuit through Anderson in a stolen vehicle Wednesday, Oct. 2, was arrested after crashing the stolen car on Highway 273 near Rhonda Rd., according to officials. The crash resulted in the death of one of two passengers inside the stolen car. Records indicate the man accused of driving and crashing […]

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Eight injured after stolen truck plows into Perris restaurant

PERRIS — Eight people, including four children, were hospitalized after a man – who had reportedly just been released from custody earlier in the day – stole a construction pickup truck and crashed into several vehicles and then into a Perris restaurant yesterday, Tuesday, Oct. 1.  Tuesday’s crashes happened after a construction worker who witnessed the vehicle theft chased the […]

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Spike strips end 100 mph Burney-bound RPD pursuit

REDDING — Two people in a stolen vehicle were arrested after leading officials from three agencies on a dangerous, high-speed pursuit, as it sped from Redding toward the mountain community of Burney on 299E early Monday morning, Aug. 19. The pursuit, which reached speeds of 100 mph, lasted nearly 30 minutes, and covered 35 miles, was successfully brought to an […]

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Cottonwood felon found with stolen truck and gun arrested

COTTONWOOD — A felon with multiple warrants was arrested in the unincorporated city of Cottonwood after authorities found him in possession of a stolen pickup truck as well as a loaded firearm during a traffic stop, Saturday afternoon, July 13. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: Too high to drive, woman lets son, 5, take the wheel – major crash […]

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Man who fled from deputies arrested – stolen vehicle recovered

BURNEY — Sheriff’s officials in Burney recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested a local man who tried to flee from them earlier today, Wednesday, May 29. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: CHP hoists 3 from Sacramento River after boat overturns Woman who stabbed husband & slashed his throat arrested Two arrested after Mt. Shasta warrant yields drugs, more Bike lighting […]

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SWAT and K-9s track down Lake Elsinore car thieves

LAKE ELSINORE — Two men who fled from a stolen vehicle during a Lake Elsinore traffic stop were later tracked down and apprehended while hiding in thick foliage and underbrush, Thursday afternoon, April 25. The duo was discovered hiding in the area of Lake St. and Temescal Canyon Rd., by Riverside County SWAT members and sheriff’s K-9s, who were called […]

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Community reporters thwart SJ man’s attempt to steal car

SAN JACINTO — A man who first stripped and then stole a car in San Jacinto Saturday afternoon, April 13, was arrested after a trio of community reporters spotted the alleged suspect’s suspicious activity and called 911. While waiting for officials to arrive, the three confronted the alleged thief, live-streaming their encounter with the man on social media. They continued […]

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Probationer arrested, stolen car recovered, after Hemet stop

HEMET — A probationer was arrested after Hemet police officers conducted a traffic stop and found him to be in possession of a stolen vehicle early Sunday morning, March 31. Officers arrested Jesus Trejo Arzate, 28, and he was later booked into Cois Byrd Detention Center on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle and violation of probation. Jail records […]

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