Redding Man Arrested for Pot Garden Robbery

On October 5th, 2011 at approximately 6:59 P.M., officers from the Redding Police Department responded to a residence on Garden Avenue in regards to a robbery and stabbing that had just occurred. Officers arrived and contacted the victim who said… Continue Reading


5/25/11 Sheriff: 2 Pot Raids Yield 32,500 Plants, 4 Arrests

NEWS RELEASE CONTACT OFFICER: Sgt. Barry Powell CASE #: 11-15987 and 11-16078 BY: J. Breese CRIME/INCIDENT: Marijuana Cultivation LOCATION: Eastern and Western Shasta County VICTIM(S): State of California SUSPECTS(S): 1) Jose Cruz-Torres, HMA, 26 years old, Michoacan, Mexico Heriberto Aguilar-Constreras,… Continue Reading


Sunday Funny: Why They Call It the ‘Garden’ Tract

If this cartoon doesn’t smell funny to you, maybe you missed Jim Dyar’s report on the trouble with marijuana gardens in Redding. Check it out here. Phil Fountain is a cartoonist, writer and occasional bed-wetter based in the far reaches of… Continue Reading