UPDATE: Double murder north of Redding leads to local man’s arrest

UPDATED: Friday, Dec. 31, 1:27 p.m., With additional details from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. Originally published: Friday, Dec. 31, 11:30 a.m. REDDING, Calif., — Although details are still emerging after a double homicide in an unincorporated area just north of Redding early this morning, Friday, Dec. 31, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the deadly incident led to […]

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Suspected in Redding shooting, local felon arrested – Multiple firearms seized

REDDING, Calif., — A felon who authorities say chased and shot at another man in Redding before firing his handgun into the air early last Monday morning was tracked down and arrested near his home last night. Officers who served a search warrant at the man’s residence located and seized numerous firearms, including an illegal assault rifle, as well as […]

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Wanted RivCo felon who rammed police vehicles, trapped deputy underneath truck, fatally shot

WOODCREST, Calif., — Authorities say a multi-agency search for a wanted felon that began in the unincorporated community of Woodcrest as a domestic violence investigation ended several hours later in Beaumont after a deadly officer and deputy involved shooting. The suspect was killed in a hail of gunfire after the wanted man rammed several citizens’ and law enforcement officers’ vehicles […]

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ShasCo DA’s Office granted TRO preventing CDCR from increasing credits for violent second-strikers

From the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office: SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Shasta County District Attorney Stephanie A. Bridgett announced today that she and 27 other elected District Attorneys across California have been granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) preventing the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) from enacting an increase of 50% credits to 66% credits for second-strikers with […]

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Months-long child pornography investigation leads to arrest of Beaumont man

BEAUMONT, Calif., — Authorities say a Beaumont man was arrested in connection to a months-long, multi-agency child pornography investigation Tuesday morning, Dec. 28. The alleged suspect, 45-year-old John Robert Crone, was released the day after his arrest after posting $10,000 bail or bond and he is scheduled to be arraigned at an unspecified court on Mar. 4. SEE OTHER RECENT […]

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Fleeing from officers with pallets of stolen beer, pair killed after crashing into warehouse

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, Calif., — Authorities say a man and woman were killed after crashing into an Ontario warehouse while fleeing from Fontana police officers early Wednesday morning, Dec. 29. Officers were chasing the pair after they were caught stealing pallets of beer from a cargo train stopped in Fontana, according to officials. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES:  Porch-pirates who tried […]

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Murder-suicide suspected after man and woman found deceased inside Whitewater residence

WHITEWATER, Calif., — Authorities say a check the welfare call in the unincorporated area of Whitewater led to the discovery of two bodies Tuesday evening, Dec. 28. Deputies were sent to the home, located in the 13000 block of Mesquite Road, after a concerned 911 caller reported not having heard from the homeowner, according to officials.  LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Porch-pirates […]

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Porch-pirates who tried to ruin Hemet family’s Christmas nabbed in stolen vehicle – Children’s presents returned

HEMET, Calif., — A Hemet family had their Christmas saved after a mother’s plea for information about a woman seen stealing packages from her porch – packages that contained Christmas presents for her children – led to the swift arrest of the alleged porch-pirate and another person in the days leading up to Christmas. The alleged suspects, both wanted felons […]

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Hemet pedestrian seriously injured after struck by car during heavy rain

HEMET, Calif., — A pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a rural Hemet street during heavy rainfall early Monday evening, Dec. 27. The accident happened on S. Kirby Street, between W. Esplanade Avenue and Colby Street, near the Hope in the Valley Baptist Church. LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Yucaipa motorcyclist, 29, ID’d after deadly […]

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Working at scene of jackknifed big rig near Mt. Shasta, CHP officer’s vehicle struck from behind

MT. SHASTA, Calif., — A CHP officer was lucky to escape serious injuries after a motorist plowed into the back of his patrol vehicle Tuesday, Dec. 28.  The officer had been investigating an earlier reported crash involving a big rig that had jackknifed while traveling along the southbound I-5 near Mt. Shasta, according to CalTrans District 2. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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