“Heavily intoxicated” Redding woman arrested after fleeing multiple collisions, head-on crash

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a woman they described as “heavily intoxicated” was arrested last night, Tuesday, Sept. 14, after first leaving the scene of multiple collisions that occurred in the Win River Casino and then crashing head-on into a pickup truck while driving the wrong direction within a construction zone on Hwy 273. The final crash, which occurred south […]

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UPDATE: Shasta Lake man arrested for 2020 fatal DUI traffic accident that killed friend

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities yesterday arrested a man they say was driving while intoxicated when he ran a red light, struck another vehicle and overturned into a pole Tuesday, Dec. 8. The deadly crash happened at the intersection of Lake Boulevard and Oasis Road, according to officials. At the time of the fatal accident the suspect, Robert Christopher Maughs, 25, […]

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DUI suspected, weapons discovered, after major-injury crash near Fall River Mills

FALL RIVER MILLS, Calif., — Authorities say three people were hospitalized after a solo-vehicle, DUI and speed-related crash in the Fall River Mills area yesterday evening, Friday, July 30. The accident happened on Cassel Fall Fall River Road just before Nez Perce and Chaffey courts, south of Fall River Mills. Although the man operating the vehicle at the time of […]

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Two airlifted after Trinity County crash with ejection – DUI suspected

TRINITY COUNTY, Calif. — Two people were airlifted with serious injuries after a solo-vehicle rollover crash with ejection Saturday afternoon, July 10. The driver was later arrested for DUI after the crash, which occurred on Highway 3, north of Hayfork and South of Douglas City. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Body recovered after vehicle found upside down in Sacramento River in […]

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Drunken Montague disturbance leads to rollover DUI crash, ejection

MONTAGUE, Calif. — A drunken disturbance in Montague spun out of control early Thursday morning, June 24, when the man accused of causing the problem got into a car and sped away from a responding deputy and CHP officers. While officials were trying to catch up to his vehicle, he lost control and crashed, with his car overturning multiple times. The […]

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DUI suspected of teen driver after crash with ejection that killed girls, 17

INDIO, Calif. — Two Indio area families are continuing to grieve the loss of their teenage girls, who both died as a result of a wreck that CHP is now saying was caused by an intoxicated teen driver, in the unincorporated Sky Valley area of Riverside County, north of Indio, early Sunday morning, June 20. CHP Sgt. Al Saig has […]

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San Jacinto woman sentenced to year in jail for 2018 DUI crash that killed elderly Yucaipa man

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — A 25-year-old San Jacinto woman who killed an elderly Yucaipa man in an early-morning “T-Bone” traffic collision in San Jacinto in October 2018 was sentenced to a year in jail and five years felony probation on Thursday, June 17. Angelica Hauste pleaded guilty last month to DUI gross vehicular manslaughter with a sentence-enhancing great bodily injury allegation, for the […]

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UPDATE: Family had pulled over for flat when struck from behind by drunk driver – 2 dead, 1 critical

UPDATED: Tuesday, June 22, 11:30 a.m. See Original Story below. PERRIS, Calif. — Authorities have released additional details regarding a deadly Perris collision that killed two family members and left a third clinging to life and in critical condition Friday evening, June 18. CHP yesterday said the family in the vehicle that was struck had pulled over on the northbound […]

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Already on probation for DUI, drunk Redding woman crashes with young children in car

REDDING, Calif. — A woman who was already on probation for driving while under the influence was arrested again last night, Friday, June 4th, after being involved in a solo-vehicle, DUI crash in Redding. The alleged drunk driver had her two young children with her when the crash happened on Churn Creek Rd. just north of Palacio Drive, according to […]

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Upset with traffic, DUI driver runs roadblock, hits Redding police cadet

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a man became so enraged with Redding PD community service officers and a young cadet manning a traffic collision-related roadblock that he attempted to bypass the closure, hitting the cadet in the process this afternoon, Saturday, May 29. He then fled the scene of the non-injury collision, but was later located and arrested for assault […]

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