Yreka burglary investigation leads to pair’s arrest

YREKA, Calif., — Authorities say two people were arrested after they were found hiding at a Yreka home they had broken into and were staying without permission Tuesday, Jan. 11. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Wrong-way driver killed in fiery head-on crash with big rig on I-5 in Redding Missing since 2014, man’s remains identified after discovered at Redding construction site […]

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Oregon man arrested after stealing county-owned backhoe in Yreka, crashing through barricade

YREKA, Calif., — Authorities say an Oregon man was arrested after a wild incident involving a stolen county-owned CAT backhoe, which he commandeered from the Siskiyou County Service Yard on Sharps Road in Yreka Thursday afternoon, Jan. 13. The alleged suspect was eventually dragged from the stolen piece of construction equipment by a witness and Yreka police officer, after ramming […]

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Woman, 72, arrested after drunken and violent incident at Siskiyou Humane Society

MT. SHASTA, Calif., — Authorities say an intoxicated woman was arrested after a violent series of encounters that began at the Siskiyou County Humane Society Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 5. The allegedly belligerent and combative woman was apprehended after an officer who responded to the reported disturbance used a Taser deployment to safely take her into custody. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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Expired registration tags in Montague lead to discovery of meth – Wanted man arrested

MONTAGUE, Calif., — Authorities say an expired registration-related traffic stop in Montague led to the arrest of a wanted man who was found in possession of a significant quantity of methamphetamine and narcotics paraphernalia Sunday, Jan. 2. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Multi-agency, 100+ mph pursuit of Mt. Shasta burglary suspects ends with crash of stolen vehicle in Yreka Last seen […]

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Wanted Yreka felon who fled from, then fought with deputies arrested

YREKA, Calif., — A wanted felon who first fled from and then fought with law enforcement officials was arrested after a violent and prolonged struggle Saturday evening, Jan. 1. The suspect, Joseph Garibay, 42, of Yreka, has a lengthy criminal history with arrests throughout the North State and southern California regions, including a 2019 incident involving an animal cruelty investigation […]

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Multi-agency, 100+ mph pursuit of Mt. Shasta burglary suspects ends with crash of stolen vehicle in Yreka

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif., — Authorities say a dangerous high-speed pursuit of a stolen vehicle seen fleeing from a Mt. Shasta vehicle burglary ended when the fleeing suspects crashed in Yreka early this morning, Monday, Jan. 3. Two men were arrested after the county-wide chase and more than $1,000 in stolen property was later returned to the victim of the burglary that […]

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Video shows dramatic Thanksgiving day rescue of hiker stranded at Castle Crags State Park

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif., — A woman who became stranded while hiking in Castle Crags State Park has a lot to be thankful for after she was airlifted back to safety on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, Nov. 25. Dramatic footage of the rescue filmed from the CHP rescue chopper, (which can be viewed here), was later shared to social media. LEADING THE […]

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No leads after Montague Community Center shooting – Investigation continuing

MONTAGUE, Calif., — Authorities in Siskiyou County are continuing to investigate a shooting that happened near the Montague Community Center Saturday evening, Nov. 20. Sheriff’s officials are now asking for the public’s help in locating potential surveillance footage from the neighborhoods surrounding the community center located at 216 S. 11th Street, between Webb and Scobie streets. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: […]

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UPDATE: Missing since early November, Yreka man’s body found in Siskiyou County

YREKA, Calif., — Authorities were saddened to announce last night that a man who went missing early on the morning of Nov. 3 was discovered deceased near his pickup truck in a wooded area off Long Gulch Road in the Hawkinsville area of Siskiyou County.  Officials who located the missing man, Kenneth “Kenny” Kyle, 52, of Yreka, had previously said that […]

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Evergreen Elementary students in Yreka treated to special visit from deputy

YREKA, Calif., — Students at Evergreen Elementary School were delighted to receive a special visit from the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, when a deputy stopped by for a unique version of show and tell. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: One dead after fiery wreck in Redding Raped and strangled, juvenile victim survives – Redding man arrested Nearly 28 pounds of […]

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