How To Clean Up A Methamphetamine Lab

Pity the poor tweaker! I know I do. It’s hard not to feel at least some sympathy for your average methamphetamine addict, what with the missing teeth and all. There but for the grace of God go I, and according… Continue Reading

Two Arrested After Police Chase, K-9 Deployment

On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 at 2248 hours, Deputy Gerry Maul was on patrol in Shasta County, when he noticed a red Hyundai on S/R 273 and Westwood Ave. A records check of the license plate on the vehicle revealed… Continue Reading


Alert Off-Duty Chico Officer Catches Car Thief

On 8/23/2011 at 1722 hrs, an off-duty Chico Police officer was in the Target store parking lot on E. 20th Street. He saw a subject known to him from prior arrests behaving suspiciously in the parking lot. He saw the… Continue Reading


Humboldt Mother Faces Trial in Meth-Laced Pregnancy, Breast Milk Death

A Humboldt County judge has ordered a 26-year-old Loleta woman to stand trial for the November 21, 2010 death of her 6-week-old son. Superior Court Judge Marilyn Miles ruled that prosecutors had sufficient evidence to charge Maggie Jean Wortman with… Continue Reading