Pot Raids Remove 82,704 Plants, Arrest 3, Seize Guns

Starting June 21 and ending June 30, 2011, the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Marijuana Eradication Team conducted marijuana eradication operations throughout Shasta County. During the operations, a total of 82,704 marijuana plants were eradicated, 3 arrests were made and 3 weapons were seized. The weapons were an SKS assault type rifle, 12 gauge sawed-off shotgun and a .22 caliber rifle. Charges of 11358 H&S, 11359 H&S, 148(A)(1) PC and 12023 PC will be filed against all three suspects. Continue Reading

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Ambitious Trail Project Would Open Up Public Lands

One of the most ambitious recreation trail projects in Redding history is moving forward between Placer Road and the southeastern corner of Whiskeytown National Recreation Area. The Bureau of Land Management is planning a trail system of about 20.2 miles… Continue Reading