Felon on probation caught burglarizing Shasta Lake business surrenders to K-9 Fritz

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif., — Authorities say a knife-wielding felon who was already on probation for weapons violations was arrested after a brief armed standoff after being caught burglarizing a City of Shasta Lale business early Sunday morning, May 8. The business where the attempted burglary occurred, Dan’s Optical, located at 4624 Shasta Dam Boulevard, sustained thousands of dollars […]

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Sex offender arrested after fatal shotgun shooting of acquaintance inside Shasta Lake home

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif., — Authorities say a convicted felon and registered sex offender was arrested after gunning down an acquaintance during an argument at a private residence in the City of Shasta Lake late Thursday evening, March 31. Officials have said the alleged suspect, 58-year-old Dwight Stewart Honeycutt, used a sawed-off shotgun to kill a man that he believed […]

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Wanted felon arrested after City of Shasta Lake search warrant uncovers fentanyl, meth, cash

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif., — Authorities say a wanted felon was arrested after a search warrant served at his City of Shasta Lake residence on Friday morning, March 4, led to the seizure of fentanyl and methamphetamine, along with extensive packaging, use, and sales-related paraphernalia and other indicia of ongoing narcotics trafficking and sales. Several unlawfully possessed firearms magazines […]

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Felon on probation arrested after vehicle and foot pursuit

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — A convicted felon on probation who led deputies on both a vehicle and foot pursuit was quickly apprehended and arrested Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 25. He now faces a dozen new felony and misdemeanor charges related to the incident. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: ShasCo Sheriff, Redding PD Chief say they “will not be enforcing” recent […]

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Bat-wielding man fights K9 & deputies, loses

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — A baseball bat-wielding man who had allegedly just attacked his neighbor was taken into custody after first challenging deputies and a K9 to fight and then resisting arrest in City of Shasta Lake Saturday evening, November 7. Both the victim and alleged suspect were later treated for injuries sustained during the violent encounter, which […]

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Teen spearheads removal of 8 tons of trash and debris from COSL property

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif. — “It is always a great when a young man comes to the City and asks, ‘What can I do to help clean-up the Community?’,” City of Shasta Lake officials wrote in a Tuesday, Oct. 6 social media post; after a local teen approached City officials about cleaning up a blighted property, “heavy with trash and […]

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Shotgun-wielding parolee nabbed after breaking into Shasta Lake home

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — Reports of a man sleeping inside a car with a shotgun in his lap led to the arrest of a parolee, who officials say had broken into at least one City of Shasta Lake home the prior evening. He was apprehended Thursday, Feb. 6, when officers caught him prowling around a second City of Shasta […]

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Man arrested after shots fired inside Shasta Lake home

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — A man who was recently arrested and convicted for DUI and had a warrant for his arrest after failing to complete his court-ordered work days with the Sheriff’s Office as a result of his DUI conviction was arrested again after a violent handgun and baseball bat related incident Thanksgiving evening. According to officials the suspect, […]

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Deputies track down, arrest Shasta Lake burglar

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — A Shasta County man with multiple prior arrests for possession of stolen property and stolen vehicles was arrested again during a residential burglary investigation Thursday morning, Nov. 7. The man was arrested after deputies investigating the burglary used footprints and home surveillance footage to track him several blocks to a wooded area where he was […]

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SCSO’s efforts to “clean up” City of Shasta Lake continuing

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE — In an ongoing, coordinated effort with the City of Shasta Lake “to clean up problem areas … and lessen blight” throughout the areas they provide law enforcement services to, deputies yesterday performed a directed enforcement patrol operation focusing on transient camps and other illegal activities at parks within city limits. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: On […]

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