RPD Receives Grant for County-Wide DUI Enforcement Campaign

The primary cause of deaths on our local streets and highways remains Drunk Driving and the ‘Avoid the SIX’ DUI Task Force will keep up with its DUI enforcement in Shasta County as a result of a recent $98,000 grant… Continue Reading


DUI Arrest Made in South Redding Collision

On October 5, 2011 at about 2:00 P.M. Redding Police Department officers responded to a three-vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Highway 273 and Kenyon Drive. Based on a witness statement and physical evidence at the scene it was… Continue Reading


Traffic Cop: Where There’s Smoke, There Isn’t Always a Fire

Monty, we have a question/concern: Occasionally we see a vehicle emitting huge amounts of black smoke from its exhaust, literally lowering visibility and stinking up the highway. Can and will an officer ticket such a vehicle? It looks like that… Continue Reading


Man Arrested, Minor OK After Redding DUI Crash

On September 5, 2011, at 6:14 p.m., officers from the Redding Police Department responded to Hilltop Drive, south of Lake Boulevard, regarding a roll-over traffic collision. Upon arrival, officers learned from witnesses that an adult male and a juvenile male… Continue Reading


Redding Man Arrested After Alleged DUI Hit & Run

On July 19, 2011, at 0206 hours (2:06 a.m.), officers of the Redding Police Department were called to the 1300 block of Willis Street for a report of a vehicle collision that had occurred there. When officers arrived, they found… Continue Reading