MSPD K-9 assists with arrest of Yreka attempted murder suspect

MT. SHASTA, Calif., — Authorities say that a man wanted in connection with an attempted murder investigation was arrested near the Rain Rock Casino Tuesday evening, Aug. 24. The alleged suspect, Kevin Gary Stewart, 40, was apprehended after a K-9 was deployed into a small, half-buried pipe where he had been hiding down the hill from the casino, located at 777 Casino […]

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Suspect’s name, more details released after fatal wildfire-related shooting of man in Siskiyou County

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif., — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office last week identified a man who was fatally shot by multiple officers from at least three area law enforcement agencies who were working desperately to evacuate Mount Shasta Vista Subdivision homeowners as massive walls of flames from a fast-approaching wildfire bore down on the area. The deadly shooting, which happened late […]

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Mt. Shasta B&B sexual assault victims now total 8 as more details of owner’s past and similar charges surface

UPDATED: Monday, June 28, 11:27 a.m., With additional details, interviews. Originally Published: Thursday, June 24, 5:22 a.m. MT SHASTA, Calif. — The 73-year-old owner of the Shasta MountInn Retreat and Spa who remains at the center of an ongoing sexual battery investigation was arrested on a felony warrant related to the case yesterday, Wednesday, June 23. Charges related to the […]

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13 recent Mt. Shasta arrests – Including re-arrest of B&B owner accused of sexual assaults

As compiled from Mt. Shasta Police Department/Facebook So far this month, Mt. Shasta PD has received 488 total calls for service, averaging 17 calls per day. Of those calls, 47 resulted in new criminal cases being taken with 13 arrests being made. On June 01, 2021 32 year old Trevor Jett Hanson was arrested for Disorderly Conduct & Battery on […]

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CHP’s Northern Division Air Ops busy with trio of high-altitude hoist rescues in five days

NORTH STATE REGION, Calif. — Constantly training for high-altitude, technical hoist rescues, California Highway Patrol’s Northern Division Air Operations aviation crew members are always prepared to launch at a moment’s notice for such emergencies. However, it was a busier week than usual with three separate and unrelated rescues performed in the North State region over the last week. The first […]

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Drunken Montague disturbance leads to rollover DUI crash, ejection

MONTAGUE, Calif. — A drunken disturbance in Montague spun out of control early Thursday morning, June 24, when the man accused of causing the problem got into a car and sped away from a responding deputy and CHP officers. While officials were trying to catch up to his vehicle, he lost control and crashed, with his car overturning multiple times. The […]

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Day Tripping: The historic, 1895 Allen Newton house and other popular Yreka sights to explore

The Allen Newton House, located at 325 North Gold Street, in Yreka, is a lovely Queen Ann Style Victorian, that attracts visitors and curious onlookers year-round. Easy to locate, the Newton House is just one of many unique places to visit for a road-break while traveling through the North State region along Interstate 5. Founded in March 1851 with the […]

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New victims, witnesses come forward in Mt. Shasta B&B sexual battery case

MT. SHASTA, Calif. — Authorities today released additional information about an ongoing sexual battery investigation involving the owner of the Shasta MountInn Retreat and Spa. The B&B features a Victorian-era farmhouse and offers a sauna and massage services, which are provided by the man who now stands accused. Although the investigation was launched after a sole female victim reported being […]

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Medical crisis leads to Mt. Shasta crashes that injured driver

MT. SHASTA, Calif. — Authorities say a man who suffered a medical emergency was injured after a series of collisions that ended with his vehicle underneath a pickup truck Monday afternoon, May 24. The victim was later transported to an area hospital for treatment of his unspecified medical crisis as well as injuries he sustained in the crashes that left several […]

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Man arrested after fatal rollover crash with ejection near Montague – DUI suspected

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say a man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter after a solo-vehicle rollover crash that left his passenger dead late Sunday night, May 16th. The victim died after he was ejected when the vehicle overturned, while traveling on Ager Beswick Road east of Little Bogus Creek Road, about fifteen miles north […]

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