Citing COVID concerns, 2021 Shasta County Peace Officer Memorial events cancelled

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Citing COVID concerns, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office announced today that this year’s planned National Police Week commemorative events honoring Shasta County law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty have been scrapped. “Due to the COVID Pandemic, it has been decided with great sadness that the in-person ceremony, memorial run, and […]

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UPDATE: Two more 91 Freeway BB gun shootings bring three day total to six victims

UPDATED: Wednesday, May 12, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. RIVERSIDE COUNTY, Calif. — California Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate a three day series of freeway BB gun shootings that have now left six victims with damaged vehicles, after their windows were shot out at various locations along the 91 Freeway. The first shooting was reported Sunday May 9, […]

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Deputy fatally shoots crowbar-wielding man who had just attacked girlfriend

PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities say a crowbar-wielding man who had just attacked his girlfriend was fatally shot by a deputy after he advanced on the deputy while still armed with the crowbar Friday evening, May 7. Officials today said that deputies contacted the man in a field near the 22000 block of Margarth Street, east of Highway 74 and southwest […]

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Man who pulled gun on Riverside PD homeless outreach team officers fatally shot

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Authorities remain at the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred south of Riverside’s downtown business district earlier this morning, Saturday, May 8.  The shooting involved a homeless man who allegedly pulled a gun on officers who were a part of a homeless outreach team that provides services to the homeless. The unit includes a code […]

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Missing from Mt. Shasta since last May, year-long search for San Francisco man continuing

MT. SHASTA, Calif — Exactly one year ago, Mt. Shasta Police Department began searching for 28-year-old, Davohnte Morgan, who disappeared without a trace the morning after having a fight with his girlfriend that led to them breaking up. He was last seen walking down Mt. Shasta Boulevard around 9:45 a.m., on May 5, 2020. Officials, who have called Morgan’s disappearance […]

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Investigation continuing after Moreno Valley officer-involved shooting

MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — Details are beginning to emerge after a violent encounter and officer-involved shooting that left a Riverside police officer with minor injuries early yesterday morning, Monday, April 26. The felon on parole who was involved in the incident was not struck by the officer’s gunfire and has since been arrested. The incident and shooting happened at an […]

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Unlicensed bail agent charged with murder after deadly Palm Springs shooting

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., — Authorities say an unlicensed bond agent with a criminal history – who was prohibited from possessing a firearm – was arrested after a deadly Palm Springs encounter involving a man that bail agents were trying to apprehend early Friday morning, April 23. The fatal shooting happened at the Indian Canyon Gardens Apartments in the 100 block […]

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Racial slur preceded Lakehead shooting that injured two, one critically

UPDATED: Tuesday, April 20, 4:35 p.m., With additional details. LAKEHEAD, Calif. —  Two armed citizens have been credited with detaining a Sacramento man who had just gunned down two men near the Salt Creek Boat Ramp on the northern end of Shasta Lake, in the unincorporated community of Lakehead Sunday morning, April 18. After hearing gunshots in the area, the […]

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160+ mph pursuit from Mt. Shasta to Redding ends with arrests – Handgun, drugs, cash seized

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. — Authorities say two men are in custody after a wild and dangerous high-speed pursuit that began near Mt. Shasta and tore through the Intermountain area before ending with a foot bail in Bella Vista earlier today, Friday, April 16. California Highway Patrol Officer Chris Ogden told SCNS this afternoon that the chase hit speeds in excess […]

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Highway renamed in honor of CDCR officer killed in Shasta County crash last year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Following the death of High Desert State Prison Correctional Officer Richard Bianchi Jr., who passed away after a solo-vehicle crash near Old Station in Shasta County last year, the Assembly Transportation Committee passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 32 by naming a highway in his honor on Monday, April 12. The bill was passed on a unanimous vote of […]

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