Shasta Lake motorcyclist captured after fleeing from Redding officers

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a motorcyclist and wanted felon who fled from officers was arrested after abandoning his motorcycle near the Redding Civic Auditorium and fleeing on foot Thursday evening, June 2. The dangerous high-speed pursuit, which hit speeds in excess of 100 mph and covered a distance of approximately seven miles, began in the north Anderson area of […]

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Reported missing while gold panning, Oregon man, 81, found deceased at bottom of 300′ embankment

UPDATE: Saturday, June 4, 9:36 a.m. Originally Published: Monday, June 1, 2:34 p.m. SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif., — Authorities were saddened today to announce that the search for a missing elderly Oregon man ended in tragedy when the 81-year-old victim and his missing quad were found at the bottom of a 300-foot embankment in Siskiyou County Wednesday afternoon, June 1. The […]

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Motorcyclist, 32, ID’d after fatal Bundy Canyon crash – Other driver arrested for DUI and murder

MENIFEE, Calif., — Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed after being struck by a man suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol early Tuesday morning, May 31. The deadly collision happened at the intersection of Bundy Canyon and Cottonwood Canyon roads, according to officials. Although the alleged drunk driver was arrested for DUI and murder after the fatal […]

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Believed struck by two vehicles and left to die in roadway, Hemet man, 66, ID’d after deadly hit and run

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a 66-year-old Hemet man was killed when he was struck by at least one vehicle in Hemet and left to die in the roadway Wednesday evening, June 1. Although officials are still working to determine the exact sequence of events that led to the man’s death, a Hemet PD representative has said that after the […]

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Pistol whipped and suffering head injuries, victim disarms and detains Perris home invasion robbery suspect

PERRIS, Calif., — Authorities say a Perris homeowner who was attacked and pistol whipped during a home invasion robbery fought back against his three attackers, ultimately managing to disarm one of the gun-wielding assailants and holding him at gunpoint for responding deputies. The alleged suspects, two of whom were acquaintances of the victim according to officials, reportedly made arrangements to […]

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Coroner says victim still unidentified after fiery Moreno Valley wreck

MORENO VALLEY, Calif., — Authorities say a victim was killed in a solo-vehicle, head-on crash into a tree Sunday morning, May 29. The deadly crash happened in the area of Perris Boulevard/Reche Vista Drive, between Heacock Street and Canyon Vista Road, in the city of Moreno Valley, according to officials. Contacted this morning for further information, a Sheriff-Coroner’s representative told […]

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Wanted on multiple warrants, felon nabbed in Redding after dangerous, multi-agency pursuit that began in Anderson

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities say a wanted felon was apprehended at the end of a dangerous, multi-agency vehicle pursuit that began in Anderson and ended at the Mount Shasta Mall in Redding yesterday, Monday, May 30. Although the car chase ended at the mall when the man continued fleeing on foot, leaving five dogs behind in his abandoned vehicle, he […]

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Teen who led officers on wild chase in Hemet nabbed after crashing in residential neighborhood

HEMET, Calif., — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy who led officers and deputies on a dangerous, multi-agency, five-mile pursuit while riding an offroad motorcycle on city streets, through fields and neighborhoods, and along major roadways was eventually apprehended and arrested yesterday morning, Sunday, May 29. The wild chase, parts of which were captured on cell phone camera by at least […]

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Citizen’s tip in northern Yreka leads to arrest of Hornbrook probationer

YREKA, Calif., — Authorities say a citizen’s tip regarding a man acting suspiciously in northern Yreka led to the arrest of a man who was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, along with two California prohibited knifes Saturday, May 28. One of the illegally possessed knives the man was found to have was a ballistic-style knife, […]

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Wanted on child sex abuse warrant, man plows head-on into Redding business, killing himself

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a man who was wanted in connection with an ongoing child sexual abuse investigation was killed when he crashed into the side of a furniture store on Dana Drive Saturday morning, May 28. It was not immediately clear if the man intended to crash into the side of the building or if the collision was […]

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