Toddler found wandering Redding in diaper leads to parents’ pre-dawn Father’s Day arrest

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say an early morning 911 call reporting the discovery of a toddler found wandering city streets in Redding led to the arrest of the two-year-old boy’s parents after officers found the child and his siblings had been living in “absolutely deplorable living conditions” on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19th. As a result of the early morning […]

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Bella Vista man, 69, ID’d after fatal I-5 wrong-way crash that seriously injured Shasta Lake driver

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a Bella Vista man was killed when he smashed head-on into another vehicle while traveling the wrong way on Interstate 5, between SR-299E and Twin View Boulevard, Friday evening, June 10. Two other drivers were involved in the crash, including a City of Shasta Lake woman who was left trapped inside her wrecked vehicle and […]

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Redding traffic stop leads to seizure of firearms, thousands of rounds of ammo – Anderson man arrested

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say an Anderson man was arrested after a traffic stop in Redding led to the discovery of a small cache of firearms and several thousand rounds of live ammunition Friday afternoon, June 10. SEE OTHER RECENT SCNS HEADLINE NEWS: Shasta Lake motorcyclist captured after fleeing from Redding officers Reported missing while gold panning, Oregon man, 81, […]

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Shasta Lake motorcyclist captured after fleeing from Redding officers

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a motorcyclist and wanted felon who fled from officers was arrested after abandoning his motorcycle near the Redding Civic Auditorium and fleeing on foot Thursday evening, June 2. The dangerous high-speed pursuit, which hit speeds in excess of 100 mph and covered a distance of approximately seven miles, began in the north Anderson area of […]

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Wanted on multiple warrants, felon nabbed in Redding after dangerous, multi-agency pursuit that began in Anderson

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities say a wanted felon was apprehended at the end of a dangerous, multi-agency vehicle pursuit that began in Anderson and ended at the Mount Shasta Mall in Redding yesterday, Monday, May 30. Although the car chase ended at the mall when the man continued fleeing on foot, leaving five dogs behind in his abandoned vehicle, he […]

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K-9 Otto takes another bite out of crime, takes down man caught burglarizing Redding Dollar Tree

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a man who broke into and vandalized a Redding business was apprehended with the assistance of a police K-9 early this morning, Sunday, May 29. LEADING THE SCNS HEADLINES: Alleged gun-toting student detained at Enterprise High in Redding, ending lockdown Wanted on child sex abuse warrant, man plows head-on into Redding business, killing himself Arcata […]

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Wanted on child sex abuse warrant, man plows head-on into Redding business, killing himself

REDDING, Calif., — Authorities say a man who was wanted in connection with an ongoing child sexual abuse investigation was killed when he crashed into the side of a furniture store on Dana Drive Saturday morning, May 28. It was not immediately clear if the man intended to crash into the side of the building or if the collision was […]

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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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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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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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