Five ShasCo businesses cited during youth decoy operation

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Five Shasta County store clerks were cited after selling tobacco products to a youth decoy during a Shasta County Sheriff’s decoy operation Wednesday, Sept. 16. Two of the businesses with employees cited during yesterday’s operation were cited for the same issue during a similar operation last February. Sheriff’s deputies, in partnership with Shasta County Health and […]

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UPDATE: DUI suspected in Happy Valley rollover that killed two

UPDATED: Saturday, July 18, 5 p.m., With additional details. HAPPY VALLEY, Calif. — Two men were killed after a commercial dump truck they were driving lost control, careened off the roadway, and overturned down a steep embankment in Happy Valley Thursday night, July 16. Neither of the victims were wearing seat belts and both were ejected and crushed under the […]

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Investigation continuing after Cottonwood drowning

COTTONWOOD, Calif. — Details are still emerging after a fatal drowning in Cottonwood Thursday evening, July 16. Although no details have been released by the investigating agency, official radio traffic at the time indicated the drowning occurred on the 3000 block of Balls Ferry Rd. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: DUI suspected in Happy Valley rollover that killed two OP/ED: Educational choice […]

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Shingletown double homicide suspect killed in SoCal

SHINGLETOWN, Calif. — Authorities who have spent the last several days searching for a man believed to have shot three people, killing two victims and critically injuring the third, announced last night that the alleged gunman was killed early yesterday morning following a traffic accident in Ontario, CA. According to CHP – Inland Division Area officers, Daun Eric Sanders, 35, […]

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UPDATE: Investigation continuing after deputy fatally shoots Cottonwood man, 65

UPDATED: Friday, June 5, 1:45 p.m. See Original and Updated Stories below. COTTONWOOD, Calif. — Officials have identified a man who was fatally shot by law enforcement officers during a disturbance/shooting investigation on the 22000 block of Adobe Rd., in the unincorporated community of Cottonwood Tuesday, June 2. Officials had previously reported the deadly incident began when the alleged suspect […]

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Man, 18, critically injured after truck hits tree, overturns

COTTONWOOD, Calif. — Authorities are investigating the cause of a solo-vehicle rollover crash in Cottonwood that left an 18-year-old man with major injuries early Saturday morning, May 2. The victim was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected during the crash, which happened on the northbound I-5 off ramp at Gas Point Rd., according to California Highway Patrol. LEADING […]

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Sheriff’s K-9 helps nab Cottonwood car theft suspect

COTTONWOOD — A man found inside a parked and running stolen vehicle was arrested with the help of a sheriff’s K-9 after resisting deputies in Cottonwood early Thursday morning, Feb. 27. Yesterday’s incident and arrest happened at the Chevron Gas Station, on the 20000 block of Fourth St. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Redding traffic stop yields heroin, meth, $13,000 Family, […]

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Five ShasCo businesses cited in youth decoy tobacco operation

SHASTA COUNTY — Authorities say five business were cited for illegally selling tobacco products to a minor during a decoy operation Tuesday, Feb. 4. Although ten of the fifteen targeted businesses refused to sell tobacco products to the decoy, five did sell tobacco products to the youth. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: SCNS EXCLUSIVE: Guest speakers help pack Burney IIT “Town […]

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Ono standoff, SWAT call-out ends after shot fired at deputies

ONO — A Shasta County probationer and wanted felon who fired a shot at deputies trying to apprehend the man was arrested after an hours-long barricaded standoff in Ono last night, Sunday, Jan. 26. During the lengthy standoff the man who was arrested, 31-year-old, Jake Matthew Houser, barricaded himself inside an unoccupied cabin; “claiming he was heavily armed, the house […]

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Girl, 14, leads Redding officers on 114 mph pursuit of stolen van

REDDING — A teen was arrested after officials say she led officers on a short, early morning pursuit in a stolen van Saturday, Dec. 28. The extremely dangerous chase, which covered about 18 miles and hit speeds of 114 mph on the freeway and 75 miles per hour on city streets, began in Redding near the intersection of Hilltop Dr. […]

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