Shasta County Jail Inmate Attempts Suicide

On 4/15/2012 at approximately 1335 hours staff at the Shasta County Jail discovered an inmate had attempted suicide in his cell. Life saving efforts were begun and medical personnel were summoned. The subject was transported to a local hospital where… Continue Reading


Paoletti to be Sworn in Wednesday as Redding’s New Police Chief

Chief Robert F. Paoletti will be sworn in as the new Chief of Police for the City of Redding on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at 11:00 am. The ceremony will be held at the City of Redding Council Chambers, 777… Continue Reading


Stockton Captain Appointed as Redding Police Chief

City Manager Kurt Starman today announced the appointment of Robert Paoletti, a Captain with the Stockton (California) Police Department, as Redding Chief of Police. He replaces Peter Hansen, who will retire as chief on November 14. Paoletti, 41, is an 18-year veteran of the Stockton Police Department, serving in various roles from… Continue Reading

NAACP Hosts Town Hall Meeting, Barbecue Fundraiser Tuesday

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, local branch 1056, sponsors a fundraiser barbecue dinner, membership drive and community forum with guest speakers Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko and California Highway Patrol, Captain J. Flavin on Tues. Aug. 9, 2011, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Law enforcement and community issues will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Multicultural Center located at 1815 Sheridan Street in Redding. Continue Reading


Tribal Family Holds S. Market Street Vigil After Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

As investigators collected evidence in today’s fatal shooting, about 12 members of the Pit River Tribe held a protest vigil, gathering in lawn chairs and playing American Indian music where their family member was killed by police on South Market… Continue Reading


High-Speed Motorcycle Chase Ends in Crash, Arrest

On Tuesday, 7-26-2011, at approximately 2030 hours (8:30 p.m.), deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on a motorcycle with two passengers for a traffic violation. The motorcycle fled from the deputy in the area of Kennett Road and Cascade Blvd. A pursuit ensued reaching speeds of 85 miles an hour on Union School Road. The motorcycle led deputies down Old Oregon Road … Continue Reading

6/16/11 Hat Creek Assault Suspect at Large

On Thursday, June 16, Burney Deputies responded to a call of an assault victim. Upon arrival, deputies learned that the victim had been assaulted by her boyfriend, Steven Bautista. The victim stated that during the assault Bautista had choked her to the point where she passed out. She was also kicked in the ribs over ten times and […] Continue Reading


6/3/11 Cat Burglar At Large; ’09 Toyota Matrix Stolen

NEWS RELEASE CRIME/INCIDENT: 459 PC ~ Cat Burglary:Residential and 10851 CVC ~ Vehicle Theft LOCATION: 6000 block of Pine Drive, Anderson, CA 96007 VICTIM(S): Eugene Rand SUSPECTS(S): Unknown SYNOPSIS: On Friday 06-03-2011, morning at 0604 hours (6:04 a.m.), Eugene Rand reported a… Continue Reading

6/3/11 Arrest Made in Keswick Stabbing

DATE/TIME: 06/02/11 1526 hours CRIME: 245(a)(1) PC Assault w/ deadly weapon LOCATION: 11280 Benson Rd., Keswick VICTIM(S): Stewart, Larry Dwayne age: 54 SUSPECTS(S): Mulvey, Keith Russell 03/28/73 SYNOPSIS: On 06/02/11, at approximately 1526 hours, deputies responded to 11280 Benson Rd.… Continue Reading