Redding PD discusses the Neighborhood Police Unit and the vital role it plays

REDDING, Calif. — In spite of recent calls for defunding police departments across the country which have led the headlines for months, nationwide polls show that most Americans overwhelmingly agree that patrol officers are invaluable and an absolute necessity to ensure the safety and security of the residents they serve. However, with a seemingly never-ending stream of 911 calls, today’s […]

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Redding PD’s NPU announces 2,000th arrest

REDDING, Calif. — Although earlier budget cuts had axed the Redding Police Department’s former Neighborhood Police Unit (NPU), after seeing a significant rise in crime and quality of life issues in their city, in January 2016, the department re-established the specialized, five officer team. Consisting of four officers and a supervisor, Redding PD’s NPU focuses on solving long-term problems through […]

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Anderson woman ID’d after body pulled from Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. — Officials investigating the death of a woman in the area of Park Marina Dr., near the Cypress Ave. Bridge in Redding, today identified the victim. The woman’s lifeless body was pulled from the the Sacramento River Friday morning, Oct. 16. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens Reckless driver & dog […]

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Hit by car while fleeing from Redding officers, man arrested

REDDING, Calif. — A parolee found in a stolen car who fled on foot from Redding police officers was arrested after he was struck by a car on Dana Dr. yesterday afternoon, Tuesday, Oct. 14. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Shots fired at Anderson woman lead to arrest of teens Deputy rescues child, 2, and grandmother from ACID canal UPDATE: Victim […]

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Bicyclist pulling cart becomes stuck on Redding RR tracks, struck by train

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a woman riding a bicycle pulling an attached cart who ignored the flashing railroad signs and cross arms was struck by a slow moving train and suffered minor injuries after her bike and cart became struck on the railroad tracks. The slow-speed collision, which happened earlier this afternoon, Oct. 12 at the railroad crossing at Shasta […]

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Kidnapping, carjacking leads to Redding man’s arrest

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a man who carjacked and kidnapped a Redding man at knife-point from the Bonnyview Boat Ramp in Redding was apprehended late last night, Thursday, Oct. 8. The alleged suspect, Justin Kenyon, 32, of Redding, was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, false imprisonment, and possession of methamphetamine. Jail records indicate he remains in custody in lieu […]

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UPDATE: Released from jail hours earlier, Redding parolee fatally shoots man – Victim ID’d

UPDATED: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 4:30 p.m. See Original Story below. REDDING, Calif. — Officials have identified a man who was fatally shot outside a Redding AM/PM early Sunday morning, Oct. 4. The alleged gunman – James Joshua Noyes, 33, of Redding, a parolee with a lengthy and violent criminal history – had been released from jail just a few hours […]

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Bella Vista man charged with molesting children

WRITER’S NOTE: Although the correct images were used in this article, for an unknown reason when the story published to social media, a different title/main image appeared. The issue has since been corrected, however some social media posts will still show the incorrect image. -TM BELLA VISTA, Calif. — Authorities say a Bella Vista man who allegedly molested two children […]

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Redding woman, 34, ID’d after deadly crash

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities have identified a woman who died in a traffic accident on Bear Mountain Rd. near Schole Dr., Friday evening, Sept. 18. The location where the deadly crash occurred is in an unincorporated area east of Redding and north of Bella Vista. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Victim of deadly Bella Vista rollover ID’d Wanted parolee arrested after […]

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Wanted parolee arrested after dangerous Redding pursuit

REDDING, Calif. — A wanted parolee was arrested after leading officials from several agencies on a dangerous high-speed pursuit, Saturday evening, September 19. The chase, which began in Redding and reached speeds in excess of 100 mph, ended more than 21 miles away when officers managed to successfully use spike strips to bring the pursuit to a halt. LEADING THE […]

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