Red Bluff traffic stop leads to discovery of meth, heroin, fentanyl, and handgun – Felon arrested

RED BLUFF, Calif., — Authorities say a felon was arrested in Red Bluff after a traffic stop led to the discovery and seizure of methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl, yesterday afternoon, June 20. As a result of the stop, officers also found┬ápackaging material, a handgun and ammunition, and more than $1,000 in cash, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Toddler […]

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Shotgun blast from Anderson resident protecting his family ends violent crime spree and felon’s life

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities say a convicted felon with a criminal history that included arrests for stalking, making criminal threats, violating a domestic violence restraining order, drug possession, resisting arrest and other crimes has died after being shot by a resident whose home the suspect was repeatedly ramming with his vehicle Sunday evening, June 19. The shooting ended a violent crime […]

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Toddler found wandering Redding in diaper leads to parents’ pre-dawn Father’s Day arrest

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say an early morning 911 call reporting the discovery of a toddler found wandering city streets in Redding led to the arrest of the two-year-old boy’s parents after officers found the child and his siblings had been living in “absolutely deplorable living conditions” on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th. As a result of the early morning […]

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Matt Pontes, former Shasta County CEO, tapped as SPI’s first Director of Wildfire and Fuels Management

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif., — Matt Pontes, who announced last month that he was resigning as Shasta County CEO, and timber titan Sierra Pacific Industries announced over the weekend that Pontes will become Sierra Pacific Industries’ (SPI) first Director of Wildfire and Fuels Management. Sierra Pacific Industries is a third-generation, family-owned forest products company based in Anderson, California, and the company […]

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Bella Vista man, 69, ID’d after fatal I-5 wrong-way crash that seriously injured Shasta Lake driver

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a Bella Vista man was killed when he smashed head-on into another vehicle while traveling the wrong way on Interstate 5, between SR-299E and Twin View Boulevard, Friday evening, June 10. Two other drivers were involved in the crash, including a City of Shasta Lake woman who was left trapped inside her wrecked vehicle and […]

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Redding traffic stop leads to seizure of firearms, thousands of rounds of ammo – Anderson man arrested

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say an Anderson man was arrested after a traffic stop in Redding led to the discovery of a small cache of firearms and several thousand rounds of live ammunition Friday afternoon, June 10. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: Shasta Lake motorcyclist captured after fleeing from Redding officers Reported missing while gold panning, Oregon man, 81, […]

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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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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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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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