Burglar who attacked Redding family with wrench arrested after dangerous pursuit

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a man was arrested after allegedly breaking into a Redding home and attacking a terrified family with a large metal wrench earlier this morning, Friday, April 16. The violent incident happened at a private residence in the 19000 block of Hollow Lane, northwest of Collyer Drive and Ridgewood Road, according to officials. LEADING THE SCNS […]

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UPDATE: Man fatally struck while pushing electric bicycle in Redding ID’d

UPDATED: Thursday, April 15, 1:45 p.m., With coroner’s release of victim’s name. Originally Published: Tuesday, April 13, 5:30 p.m. REDDING, Calif. –Authorities say a man pushing an electric bicycle was fatally struck by a car in the area of North Market Street, south of Caterpillar Road in Redding early Tuesday morning, April 13. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: Dunsmuir fall […]

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UPDATE: More details after rifle-wielding man who repeatedly shot at Redding officers fatally shot

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 7, 8:30 a.m., With additional details from Redding Police Department. Originally Published: Tuesday, April 6, 4:45 p.m. REDDING, Calif. — A man who fled from officers in a stolen pickup and later opened fire on them after crashing into another vehicle was eventually fatally shot as he fled on foot into a residential neighborhood while continuing to […]

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Redding man rams car through house he just tried to burn down

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a man went on a violent and destructive rampage that left a home heavily damaged when he first attempted to burn the house down before he crashed a stolen vehicle into the residence just minutes later, early Tuesday morning, April 6. The bizarre incident, which led to a barricaded standoff at a private residence in […]

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Fake guns, real consequences, after recent Redding incidents

REDDING, Calif. — Two back-to-back Redding incidents involving realistic-looking replica firearms ended with the arrests of two men in Redding this past weekend. One of the incidents led to a nearly hour-long standoff with one of the men, who was seen waving what appeared to be a real handgun and pointing the suspected firearm at passing motorists. Another recent incident […]

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Fleeing motorcyclist suffers major injuries in Redding crash

REDDING, Calif. — A motorcyclist who fled from a Redding traffic stop was seriously injured when he attempted to run a red light and plowed broadside into a passenger sedan Thursday afternoon, April 1.  After the major injury collision, which happened at the intersection of Eureka Way and Pioneer Drive, officers determined the rider, Hunter Dorsey, 24, of Redding, had […]

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Would-be Redding bank robber foiled, arrested within minutes

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a man who attempted to rob a Redding bank was nabbed within minutes of leaving the location empty-handed, after the teller refused to give him any money Monday morning, March 29. The attempted robbery happened at Banner Bank, located at 880 Cypress Avenue, which happens to be within a short, quarter-mile walking distance from the […]

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“Ongoing dispute” leads to man’s shooting – Suspect arrested

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say an ongoing dispute between two men led to a shooting under the Clear Creek Bridge along State Route 273 in Redding early this morning, Tuesday, March 30. Within 35 minutes of the shooting, officers had located and arrested the man who now stands accused of the shooting. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: UPDATE: Officials confirm BHO […]

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Search warrant at Redding “problem house” yields six arrests, drugs

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a search warrant served at a “known problem house” in the 5600 block of Mountain View Drive resulted in 14 people being contacted inside the home and the arrest of six of those contacted Thursday afternoon, March 25. Additionally, a total of 38.4 grams of methamphetamine was located and seized during the warrant service, Redding Police […]

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Wanted felon arrested after leading officers on 100 mph chase from Redding to Red Bluff

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a wanted PRCS felon with eight outstanding warrants who has been arrested eleven times in the last two years was arrested again after leading officers on a dangerous, 100 mph pursuit from Redding to Red Bluff yesterday afternoon, March 21. The man was apprehended after sliding down a hotel laundry shoot, right into the waiting […]

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