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Redding woman killed in I-5 rollover

A Redding woman was killed Monday morning after her vehicle rolled over and hit a tree, local media reported. The incident was reported about 7:30 a.m. on northbound Interstate 5, north of County Road Seven in Orland, according to Action News Now who had information from the California Highway Patro

RECORD SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-20 01:25:42

Red Bluff couple arrested for drug possession, stolen laptop

A Monday afternoon traffic stop led to the arrest of a Red Bluff couple after they were found with methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, deputies with the Tehama County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies found that Aaron Mehringer, 32, was in possession of methamphetamine and a smoking pipe, and also

RECORD SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-20 18:38:00

'The name of the game': Friend explains how dog-poisoning suspect chose burglary targets

Subscribed, but don't have a login? One of the men accused of poisoning a retired police dog when he broke into an officer's house had a laundry list of criteria he used to pick out the "multiple" homes he had targeted before that, a friend and alleged accomplice told detectives. Joshua Norton, 35,

RECORD SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-20 17:39:29

Man convicted of punching online nemesis after spotting him at Mt. Shasta Mall

They'd never even met in person. But when Kenneth Wayne Reynolds saw the man at the Mt. Shasta Mall Sept. 16, he apparently knew him right away. It was a few weeks after Reynolds and the man had gotten into a heated online argument. The victim had blocked Reynolds on Facebook, but the drama didn't

RECORD SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-21 00:41:05

RPD: Woman swung rod at officer who responded after she attacked Capri Motel manager

Redding police say a woman staying at the Capri Motel used several makeshift weapons - including a tree stake and an aluminum rod - to attack the owner of the motel and one of the officers who came to sort things out. Sgt. Les James said 63-year-old Jo Ann Lints' first crime was hitting motel manage

RECORD SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-19 22:20:27

Chop shop operator gets 130-day jail sentence

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Redding man accused of operating a chop shop on Canyon Road in south Redding was sentenced Tuesday to 130 days in Shasta County Jail as part of a plea deal he took last month. Isaac Philip Lewis, 37, who was arrested Feb. 9, pleaded no contest to operating a cho

RECORD SEARCHLIGHT - 2018-03-20 22:53:07

Federal project to increase water storage would raise Shasta Dam 20 feet

In order to increase California's water storage, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is requesting $20 million dollars in order to raise Shasta Dam about 20 ft. Shasta Dam is the largest reservoir in California. The proposal would increase water storage in Shasta Lake by over 600,000 acre-ft. which coun

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-03-20 19:01:08

SCSO: K-9 Jax alerts agents to stolen guns, large amount of drugs

Shasta County Sheriff K-9 Jax helped officers seize stolen guns and a large number of drugs Saturday after SINTF and sheriff's deputies pulled over a suspicious vehicle. According to officials, the Shasta Interagency Narcotic Task Force (SINTF) was conducting an operation in the Happy Valley area w

KRCRTV.COM - 2018-03-19 15:26:54

Homeless shower program seeks Redding council OK to expand

Backers of a pilot project to offer showers to Redding's homeless last year are seeking support from the Redding City Council on Tuesday to change city zoning code to allow the program to expand. "I think really what I would like to emphasize is what we're looking for, what we're looking to accompli


Woman accused of burglary, having explosives

One woman was arrested and deputies are searching for a man in connection to a residential burglary and possessing illegal explosives. Shasta County sheriff's deputies arrested Kayla Marie Lane, 33, of Millville on suspicion of burglary and possessing explosives Saturday after neighbors reported see


Suspected burglar found with explosive materials in Whitmore

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office found a large amount of explosives materials after responding to a call about a suspected burglary in Whitmore, Saturday afternoon. According to officials, the sheriff deputies were dispatched to the 30100 block of Oak Run after neighbors saw two people inside the


More than 750 compete in Shasta County dog show

It was a great day Sunday for Riplee - well, sort of. The 7-year-old border collie competed in the "Barn Hunt" competition at the Shasta Kennel Club Dog Show at the Shasta District Fair grounds. According to his owner, he did great. He found four rats, climbed the straw bales and went through a tunn


Leader of Redding-based meth operation sentenced to prison

The leader of a Redding-based methamphetamine distribution operation was sentenced Thursday in Sacramento federal court to 21 years in prison, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office said Friday. Rafael Pahua Martinez, 41, of Orland was sentenced to prison for conspiring to distribute methamphe


Midnight arrest of three leads to weapons and drug charges

Three men in Redding are under arrest after officers found multiple weapons and drugs on them shortly after midnight on Saturday, according to the Redding Police Department. Officers headed to the area Fell Street and Akard Avenue after hearing reports that several vehicles in the neighborhood were


Deputies arrest Millville woman for Whitmore residence burglary and possession of illegal explosives

On Saturday, March 17th, 2018, at 1:55 p.m. the Shasta County Sheriff's Office received a report of one male subject and one female subject at a vacant residence, located at 30195 Oak Run to Fern Road, Whitmore, CA. Neighbors reported the owners of the vacant residence were out of town and they were


Police make several arrests after reports of drug sales in popular Redding park

That information led to a month's long investigation of the park which netted several arrests. "It led us to the service of two search warrants, one in Anderson and one in Lake California in Cottonwood," NPU supervisor Sergeant Chris Smyrnos said. "And ultimately we made several arrests relating


Redding man sentenced to 15 years to life for fatal wreck

A 37-year-old Redding man was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in prison after pleading guilty in January to second-degree murder in a 2016 head-on traffic wreck that killed an 81-year-old Shingletown woman. "I am truly sorry," said Matthew David Castaneda before he was sentenced. "I made a terr


RPD: Suspects arrested in poisoning of retired Redding police K-9

On Friday, Redding police announced they have arrested four men who they say are responsible for multiple home burglaries throughout Redding as well as the recent poisoning of retired Redding police K-9, Tarro. Police identified the suspects as Joshua Norton, 35, Aaron Friedman, 26, Jonathon Crossm


Cottonwood residents -- including Citizen of the Year -- to stand trial in alleged attack

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Three Cottonwood residents - including that community's Citizen of the Year - were ordered Thursday to stand trial on felony assault charges, Shasta County prosecutors said. Those charges stem from an alleged attack upon a family of three delivering newspapers at


Loaded firearm, drugs found during arrest of 3 in Redding

Two men, and a known gang member, were arrested in Redding Saturday morning after being reported for driving recklessly. According to officers, Ceddrick Proctor, 22, Adin Allen Garcia, 19, and Michael Anthonie Farnsworth, 20, all of Redding, were arrested for a range of charges. Officers found the