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  • Pickup, teen bicyclist collide in Cottonwood Published 4/23/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    A 16-year-old Cottonwood youth on a bicycle was taken to Mercy Medical Center Tuesday, April 15, after colliding with a Ford F-150 pickup, paramedics said.

  • Two injured in rollover crash Published 4/23/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Two women were injured Thursday, April 17, in a rollover crash on Highway 273 at Alexander Avenue in Anderson, police said.

  • Two arrested after traffic stop Published 4/23/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Police arrested two people in Anderson on Monday, April 21, after a traffic stop led to the discovery of stolen property, guns and drugs, the Anderson Police Department reported.

  • Anderson woman arrested after alleged assault during burglary Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Responding to a reported shoplifting in progress shortly after 2 p.m. Monday, April 14, at the Anderson Wal-Mart, Anderson police observed a woman pushing a shopping cart filled with allegedly stolen merchandise toward a nearby apartment complex, Anderson Police Department ...

  • Cottonwood man pleads not guilty to arson charges in 'ghost' fire Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    A 44-year-old Cottonwood-area man arrested April 4 after he claimed to have torched his home in an effort to eradicate ghosts pleaded not guilty last week to a single count of felony arson. Hom Lotakoon, originally arraigned April 8 in ...

  • Fire destroys house on Curtis Lane in Anderson Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    A late-night fire Tuesday, April 8, destroyed a house north of Anderson at the end of Curtis Lane, off Dersch Road. The fire was reported by neighbors just before midnight to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal ...

  • Police: Arrested man had outstanding warrants, drugs Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Anderson police pulled over a vehicle at the McDonald’s at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 8. Inside the vehicle, police found James Inabnit, 47, of Anderson, who had three warrants out for his arrest. Police K-9 Aero sniffed the vehicle and ...

  • Alert Anderson citizens foil two attempted vehicle burglaries Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Shortly before 10:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, Anderson police responded to a report of a possible attempted vehicle burglary in the 2800 block of West Street. Later, at 3 a.m. Saturday, April 12, another citizen reported interrupting a possible vehicle ...

  • Reward offered in road rage case Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Secret Witness of Shasta County is offering a $5,000 reward for information regarding an assault on April 1 where a man threw a coffee mug at a 66-year-old Cottonwood woman’s face. Police said Joann Lambrecht-Vester was a passenger in a ...

  • APD arrests teen following vehicle chase Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Anderson police attempted to stop a blue 1998 Chevrolet 1500 pickup on McMurray Drive and Ganyon Drive for failing to yield just before 8 p.m. Friday, April 11. However, a 16-year-old male driving the vehicle instead led the officer on ...

  • Attorney appointed for Clover Fire arson suspect Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Defense attorney Aaron Williams of Redding was appointed Tuesday, April 8, to represent Zane Wallace Peterson, 29, of Happy Valley. Peterson is a former U.S. Forest Service firefighter accused of starting the Clover Fire and at least six other blazes ...

  • 'Public Safety' topic of Town Hall gathering Published 4/16/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    While fielding dozens of questions about gangs, graffiti, code enforcement polices, burglaries and transients, a panel of Anderson officials offered practical advice to city residents during a Town Hall meeting on “Public Safety” issues moderated by Vice Mayor Susie Baugh. ...

  • Police: 3 separate assaults may be related Published 4/9/2014 at 1:10 p.m. 0 comments

    Anderson police are investigating three separate assaults in the city that may be related, Officer Casey Day said. Merchants and residents who may have had video surveillance equipment operating on Howard Street or Ferry Street are encouraged to check their ...

  • Deputies: Occupant set fire to his home Published 4/9/2014 at 1:05 p.m. 0 comments

    Shasta County Sheriff’s deputies said a Cottonwood man admitted setting fire to his sister’s house at about 7:30 a.m. Friday, April 4, and told deputies he was prompted to do so by “ghosts.” Hoom Lotakoon, 44, was at the house ...

  • APD takes strides in cracking burglary ring Published 4/9/2014 at 12:45 p.m. 0 comments

    Anderson Police Department recently made progress in cracking a burglary ring operating for at least three years in the Anderson Heights area on the south end of town. Officers served a felony arrest warrant about 3 p.m. Thursday, April 3, ...

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