Council OKs Body Cameras for Redding Police, Lowers Fines for Water Conservation Violations


In a meeting primarily devoted to the Redding Police Department, the City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to equip officers with body cameras and lauded the police chief for his energetic response to citizens’ concerns about the city’s growing crime rate. Chief Robert Paoletti was given permission to spend $250,000 on the cameras and data Read More


Update on Telephone Scam(0)

In the beginning of August 2014, several reports were made to the Sheriff’s Office and other local area law enforcement agencies regarding a telephone scam where the suspects were posing as Sheriff...


Characters of the Community: Bea Currie(11)

By Rudi Yniguez
With a name fit for a princess and a childhood spent on a winery surrounded by a loving community, Bea Currie might as well have stepped out of a Californian fairy tale. Her father, John Laco, was one...


Mountain Gate Shooting Victim Identified(0)

The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office began conducting an investigation into a shooting that occurred in Mountain Gate on 08/16/2014, Saturday. The victim has been identified by the Shasta County Coron...

Community Events

Not-Back-To-School Potluck Picnic(0)

Redding Home School Network (RHSN) will host the 16th Annual Not-Back-To-School Potluck Picnic on September 14th at 11 AM at The Anderson River Park. The RHSN is a free, inclusive support group for sh...


Avoid the Five Checkpoint Results(0)

The Shasta County Avoid the Five DUI Task Force conducted a Driving Under the Influence/Driver License Checkpoint in the City of Shasta Lake on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in the evening hours. The checkp...


Murder Charges in Missing Person Case(2)

On June 23, 2014, Steven Bland’s relatives reported him missing. According to them, Steven’s son James Bland dropped him off at the Greyhound station around April 3, 2014, in Redding and told Jame...


Succeeding with Natives – Mt. Lassen CNPS Horticulture Symposium September 14(1)

On Sunday September 14th, 2014 the Mt. Lassen Chapter of the California Native Plant Society will host a day-long symposium on designing your garden space to include more native plants while at the sa...


Fatality in Mountain Gate Shooting(0)

On August 16, 2014, at approximately 1710 hours, patrol units responded to a reported gunshot victim at 19555 Tunnel Rd #32, Mountain Gate, CA (Spring Branch Mobile Home Park). Upon arrival they found...


Business Burglarized, Arrest Made(0)

On Sunday, August 17th, 2014 at 0322 hours, Deputy Gerry Maul was on patrol in Shasta County when he noticed a blue Chevrolet truck heading south on S/R 273 at Latona Rd. The truck pulled off the road...


Shasta County’s Most Wanted for the Week of August 17, 2014(0)

The following is a list of Shasta County’s Most Wanted for the week of August 17th, 2014. Each of the listed subjects has been convicted in court and has failed to appear at sentencing. Any person a...


Rapid Arrests Made in Burglary on Jewell Lane(1)

On 08/16/2014, at approximately 10:42 am, a citizen on Jewell Lane reported that his residence had been burglarized. A neighbor had reported to the victim that two subjects had entered his residence a...


Shasta County Avoid DUI Checkpoint Scheduled(0)

The Shasta County Avoid the Five DUI Task Force will conduct a Driving Under the Influence/Driver License Checkpoint in the City of Shasta Lake on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in the evening hours. This ch...


Lead Up to Labor Day Brings DUI Crackdown to Shasta County(5)

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, ...


Manufactured Check Case at Local Bank(0)

On August 15, 2014 at 12:18 pm, Redding Police officers responded to Redding Bank of Commerce (1951 Churn Creek Road) for a call of a subject trying to cash a manufactured check. By the time officers ...

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