Today’s Lighter Side of the News: Bolting bovine brings bedlam to Red Bluff – Eventually bagged by the blue

In “Today’s Lighter Side of the News” RED BLUFF, Calif. — Authorities in Red Bluff were left with the backbreaking burden of rounding up a bull-headed calf that breached its bounds and made a run for the border Wednesday morning, June 2nd. The bolting bovine caused quite a brouhaha as it hoofed its way through town, before it was eventually […]

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“No fowl play suspected” after wayward chicken found crossing Mt. Shasta road

In Today’s Lighter Side of the News: MT. SHASTA, Calif. — In a tongue-in-cheek social media post, Mt. Shasta Police Department announced yesterday that a wayward chicken had been located wandering across a roadway on Friday, May 14. The happily-hoofing it hen was apprehended without incident and remains in the custody of the Humane Society, while waiting to be claimed […]

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Social media letter to Murrieta burglar who dropped cell phone leaves area residents laughing

MURRIETA, Calif. — In a tongue-in-cheek social media release, Murrieta Police Department wrote an open letter to the suspect of a vehicle burglary who accidently dropped her cell phone inside a vehicle she is suspected of burglarizing.  The letter, which was addressed to “Cristina”, humorously asked, “How weird is that? I mean, how on Earth would your phone get into […]

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Like a scene from the movie Groundhog Day, some re-offenders just keep popping up

Submitted by Riverside Police Department RIVERSIDE, Calif. — We’d like to tell you all about the 30 suspects we arrested over the weekend and the thousands of calls our officers and dispatchers handled, but there’s not enough characters in a social media post. But here are four whose favorite holiday must be today. Why? Because they keep reoffending like it’s […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 12/14

From Murrieta Police Department/Facebook – Friday morning around 1:00 am, Officer Byrne conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle seen driving slowly in an area where there were few homes and no open businesses. #heywhatchudoin Officer Byrne contacted the occupants and conducted a routine records check. The records check revealed that the driver, Daniel Mendoza had some outstanding warrants. #doh […]

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Stolen delivery van’s recovery leads to donut disaster

In “Today’s Lighter Side of the News…” REDDING — Redding police officers found themselves in the midst of a donut disaster after finding a stolen bakery delivery van parked and abandoned in the area of Oregon and Tehama streets, early Wednesday morning, Aug. 21. Although officers who hungrily “sniffed out” the stolen delivery truck were initially elated over their fried […]

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Mt. Shasta officials warning area residents after “barbearic” crime

In “Today’s Lighter Side of the News…” MT. SHASTA — Authorities in Mt. Shasta are warning area residents to be mindful of bear activity in their ‘neighbearhoods’ after they recently responded to a vehicle break in that occurred during the overnight hours of Saturday, July 27. Officials warned of the “barbearic” behavior in a tongue-in-cheek social media post, complete with […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 7/18

From Murrieta Police Department/Facebook – Saturday morning Officer Duffy responded to a possible vehicle burglary in progress. When he arrived, he located the subject that was described by the caller. Although the vehicle burglary was unfounded, David still won a trip to #thebyrdhouse thanks to his felony and misdemeanor warrants. #doh #shouldhavegonetocourt #takecareofyourbusiness LEADING THE RCNS HEADLINES: Speed cited in […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 6/27

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Have you ever bought yourself new clothes and been so excited to wear them that you put them on right away? #soexcited #stylin #Ilookgood Robert Reyes was so excited for his new clothes that he put them on in the dressing room, left his old clothes behind, and headed for the door. #ummm #youleftyourunderwearbehind #thatsgross I […]

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Enjoy a good laugh with Murrieta PD’s Weekly Roundup 6/20

From Murrieta PD/Facebook – Wednesday night Officer Evans attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle however the driver decided that he wasn’t going to have any part of it. #ohnoitsthepopo The vehicle took off with Officer Evans close behind. The vehicle eventually stopped and the driver took off running into a nearby neighborhood. #dispatch #wegotarabbit The driver’s […]

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