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Friday | via Chico Enterprise-Record
The first burglary was reported about 1 a.m. in the area of Cherokee Road and La Paz Drive, where a citizen reported seeing two “suspicious” men walking in the backyard of a home, according to a press release by the Oroville Police Department. As officers searched the property, they found the back door to the home had been kicked in, according to the release. Comment?
Thursday Feb 23 | via Red Bluff Daily News
The following information is compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Red Bluff Fire, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department, Corning Fire, Cal Fire and California Highway Patrol logs. Jorge Luiz Ruiz, Jr.: 25, of Red Bluff was arrested Tuesday at the Cabernet Court Apartments and booked into Tehama County Jail on the charges of assault with a deadly weapon: force not firearm, but great bodily injury likely and inflicting corporal injury on spouse or cohabitant. Comment?
Thursday Feb 23 | via My Mother Lode
Northern California authorities have arrested a man on the top of Santa Rosa's list of most wanted criminals after a 12-year search. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports that the suspect was arrested Wednesday at a rural residence outside Redding. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 22 | via SFGate
A dozen years after Ricardo Puentes allegedly killed a man in Santa Rosa, police Wednesday said they arrested the longtime fugitive in rural Shasta County near Redding. Puentes, who uses the surname Puentas as an alias, was on the FBI's most wanted list for years before a tip led investigators to surround the residence near Redding early Wednesday morning where he had been hiding. Comment?
Friday Feb 17 | via Red Bluff Daily News
Red Bluff >> Three Redding residents were arrested in Red Bluff Wednesday in connection with a stolen vehicle recovered at the Walmart Supercenter after the car was spotted in the parking lot by a Tehama County District Attorney investigator. Red Bluff Police were dispatched about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday when they contacted two people, identified as John Eldon Wood, Jr., 21, and Shaina Kylie Tanner, 22, who were inside the stolen vehicle. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 8 | via KOBI NBC5
Police in Shasta County are warning the public to be on the lookout a man who is suspected of a murder that took place in a Redding area mobile home park. According to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office, on February 1st just after midnight, deputies responded to the Bixby Knolls Mobile Home Park after they received a report of a man down. Comment?
Jan 24, 2017 | via Red Bluff Daily News
The following information is compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Red Bluff Fire, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department, Corning Fire, Cal Fire and California Highway Patrol logs. Donovan James Coleman: 21, of Redding was arrested and booked into Tehama County Jail Friday on the felony charge of receiving known stolen property and a misdemeanor battery charge. Comment?
Jan 21, 2017 | via Yahoo!
According to a new report, the delay in the investigation was caused as police were unable to pay attention to the case amid other high-profile crimes. Nearly two months since the November 2016 kidnapping of Northern California mother Sherri Papini, police are yet to solve the case but are currently looking at a few clues. Comment?
Jan 20, 2017 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
Security camera footage shows an assailant who burned a gas station clerk to death Wednesday. Also shown is the bicycle that the attacker may have ridden to escape. Comment?
Jan 20, 2017 | via Chico Enterprise-Record
Burney >> Shasta County sheriff's deputies have arrested a suspect in the killing of David Wicks, who was set on fire while behind the register at a gas station in Johnson Park outside Burney on Dec. 21. Juan Manuel Venegas, 39, of Redding was arrested on Thursday afternoon on an arrest warrant for the murder of Wicks based on evidence collected and identified during the investigation, according to the sheriff's office. There is still no known motive for the horrific attack. Comment?
Jan 19, 2017 | via KAEF
An investigation into the murder David Wick, a gas station attendant in Johnson Park, has led to the arrest of a Burney man. On Thursday, around 12:30 p.m., detectives with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office, Major Crimes Unit arrested Juan Manuel Venegas, 39, based upon evidence collected and identified during the month long investigation. Comment?
Jan 19, 2017 | via KOBI NBC5
Police arrested a Redding, California man in near Ashland after he was found with a 13-year-old girl who was listed as a runaway. According to Oregon State Police, on the morning of January 18 a trooper stopped to check on a disabled vehicle on Interstate 5 south of Ashland. Comment?
Jan 18, 2017 | via Red Bluff Daily News
The following information is compiled from Red Bluff Police Department, Red Bluff Fire, Tehama County Sheriff's Department, Corning Police Department, Corning Fire, Cal Fire and California Highway Patrol logs. Darrell Michael Bolefahr: 41, of Redding was arrested Friday in the area of 99W and Olivewood and booked into Tehama County Jail on the charge of possession of forged notes and receiving known stolen property. 1 comment
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