Toddler safely recovered after left inside vehicle stolen from outside Redding home

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a 3-year-old who was inside a vehicle when it was stolen from outside a Redding residence was later found safe and reunited with their mother when the vehicle was located in Shasta Lake Friday, October 15. Official reports indicate the mother had left the toddler inside her vehicle while she ran back into her home […]

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California drought reveals 112-year-old freight train derailment wreckage on Shasta Lake

Jeremy Tuggle contributed to this article. LAKEHEAD, Calif., — When Shasta Historical Society’s Education and Community Engagement Manager Jeremy Tuggle finished filming a segment of his popular YouTube show ‘Exploring Shasta County History’ earlier this month he never could have imagined the “rare and historic” discovery that would follow just days later. The find, described as wreckage and artifacts from […]

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Wanted in LA for child endangerment since 2017, woman, 43, arrested in Anderson

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities in Anderson say a woman found loitering outside a closed business was arrested after providing officers with a false name early yesterday morning, Tuesday Sept. 28. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shasta Lake armed robbery leads to arrest of juvenile & adult Redding motel search yields weapons & narcotics – Felon arrested Anderson traffic stop yields fentanyl, […]

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Shasta Lake armed robbery leads to arrest of juvenile & adult

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif., — Authorities say two people, including a juvenile and adult, were arrested after the early morning armed robbery of a Shasta Lake teen Monday, Sept. 27. During their investigation, deputies located and recovered a switchblade-style knife they say was used during the robbery.  LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding motel search yields weapons & narcotics – […]

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Anderson traffic stop yields fentanyl, meth & heroin – Two arrested

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities say an early morning Anderson traffic stop led to the arrest of a local man and Redding and Redding woman after a police K-9 helped sniff out narcotics; including fentanyl, methamphetamine and heroin, Sunday, Sept. 26. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS AND STORIES: Driver dead after fiery Shingletown rollover accident Redding road rage collision leads […]

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UPDATE: Fawn Fire grows to nearly 6,000 acres – 25 structures destroyed – Alleged arsonist in custody

UPDATED: Friday, Sept. 24, 1:42 p.m., With additional details, updates. Originally Published: Friday, Sept. 24, 9:40 a.m. REDDING, Calif., — As the destructive Fawn Fire enters its second full day and continues to grow, fire officials say favorable overnight winds helped firefighters make good progress in increasing the nearly 6,000 acre wildland vegetation fire’s containment to ten percent. All evacuation […]

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Mandatory evacuation orders, Code Red notifications continue as Fawn Fire explodes to 1,200 acres

UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 23, 10:26 a.m., With additional evacuation warnings, other updates. UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 23, 1:32 p.m., With additional evacuation warnings, other updates.UPDATED: Thursday, Sept. 23, 2:15 p.m., With suspect’s arrest information. SEE RELATED: UPDATE: Fawn Fire grows to nearly 6,000 acres – 25 structures destroyed – Alleged arsonist in custody Originally Published: Thursday, Sept. 23, 8:25 a.m. REDDING, […]

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Anderson City Council unanimously votes Jon Poletski to position of Police Chief

ANDERSON, Calif., — The Anderson Police Department yesterday proudly announced that Anderson City Councilmembers had unanimously voted to transition Interim Chief Jon Poletski to the full position of Anderson Police Chief. Poletski was tapped to serve as the interim Chief of Police last month, when then-Chief Michael Johnson was appointed to the position of Sheriff of Shasta County. Poletski came […]

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Anderson probation compliance sweep nets four adults, child taken into protective custody

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities in Anderson conducted a probation compliance operation throughout the city that led to the arrest of four people on Thursday, Sept. 16. A child was also taken into protective custody for child endangerment and neglect after officials arrested the juvenile’s parents on a variety of charges, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES:  “Heavily intoxicated” Redding […]

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Facing 20 years on 12 felony cases, wanted COAP felon nabbed in Anderson

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities say a wanted Anderson felon was taken into custody without incident yesterday morning, Friday, Sept. 17. The man, 52-year-old Kyle Richard Sims, is on the District Attorney’s Chronic Offender Accountability Program (COAP) and recently failed to appear for court on over 12 felony cases, according to officials who said Sims is currently facing as many as […]

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