4 arrested, $36,000 in stolen golf carts recovered in Palm Desert theft investigation

PALM DESERT, Calif., — Authorities say four people were arrested and more than $36,000 in stolen golf carts were recovered as the result of an extensive investigation that began earlier this month. Palm Desert Sheriff’s Station personnel, along with the Riverside Auto-Theft Interdiction Detail (RAID) team members conducted the weeks-long investigation, “which incorporated numerous man-hours and included the disassembling of […]

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Arcata man who attempted to injure Anderson officer with fifteen-pound metal pipe arrested

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities say a man who was allegedly seen throwing rocks and other objects at passing vehicles and later threw a large metal pipe at a responding officer was taken into custody Tuesday morning, May 24. No citizens or officers were injured as a result of the violent encounter, which began in the area of Highway 273 and […]

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Alleged gun-toting student detained at Enterprise High in Redding, ending lockdown

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say reports of an Enterprise High School student in possession of a firearm in Redding led to a campus-wide lockdown and the safe and swift apprehension of the student, reported to be a juvenile female, earlier this morning, Wednesday, May 25. While officials have not said if a handgun or other firearm was actually recovered as […]

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TONIGHT: Area residents invited to Burney “Town Hall” meeting – With multiple June candidates scheduled to attend

BURNEY, Calif., — Residents of Shasta County’s Intermountain communities and beyond are invited to attend tonight’s open-forum “Town-Hall” style meeting to meet some of the “non-established” candidates running in the June 7 elections. The meeting, which will be held this evening at the Burney VFW Hall, begins at 6 p.m. and will continue through 8 p.m. for all those interested […]

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Man jumps from second-story window to evade RPD K-9 nabbed by second K-9 waiting below, ending hours-long standoff

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say the investigation into a man who has been accused of terrorizing and threatening to kill his neighbors and brandishing a knife at them led to his arrest following an hours-long standoff at the Redding apartment complex where he lives yesterday afternoon, Monday, May 23. The man’s neighbors have since said the suspect, 46-year-old Jeffrey William […]

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Today’s Lighter Side of the News: Vincent Van Goat, CHP’s first G-9 Unit, takes to the streets

Filed under “Today’s Lighter Side of the News” Baaaaaad boys, baaaaaad boys, watcha gonna do, watcha gonna do when Vincent Van Goat finds you? STOCKTON, Calif., — Drivers who find themselves passing through the Stockton area in California’s Central Valley region south of Sacramento may be surprised when they find themselves pulled over by CHP’s newest member of the department, a […]

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Riverside behavioral aide arrested for furnishing fentanyl to special needs students, one of which OD’d last week

RIVERSIDE, Calif., — Authorities say the investigation into a special needs student who overdosed on fentanyl last week but survived led to the arrest of a now-former employee at the Riverside private school the student was attending Tuesday, May 17. The suspect’s husband was also arrested on related charges after a search of the couple’s on-campus cottage where the couple […]

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April sees 156% increase in illegal marijuana grows in Siskiyou County – Sheriff calls for State of Emergency

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif., — Responding to ongoing concerns of illegal marijuana grow operations and related crimes occurring within Siskiyou County, the Sheriff this week requested lawmakers declare a State of Emergency while asking for the public’s support in eradicating the problem he described as a “disaster”. In a related video released to social media earlier this week, Sheriff Jeremiah LaRue […]

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Probation search leads to discovery of weapons and ammunition – Felon arrested

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a felon on probation for a firearms-related offense was arrested after a probation search at his residence and storage facility led to the discovery of multiple weapons, firearms parts, and ammunition Friday afternoon, May 20. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Armed assault on staff member at Redding group home leads to standoff, arrest of registered arson […]

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