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  • '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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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, ...

  • Public safety is topic of Town Hall meeting Published 4/9/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    Anderson City Council member Susie Baugh will host a Town Hall meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in the Community Room at City Hall, 1887 Howard St. Panelists including Police Chief Michael Johnson, Officer Regina Collier and City Manager ...

  • UPDATED: Coroner IDs mother, son found dead inside burning Anderson house Updated 4/3/2014 at 10:05 a.m. 0 comments

    An early-morning house fire in a quiet residential neighborhood of north Anderson, just south of the Sacramento River, turned quickly into a homicide investigation Tuesday, April 1, when two bodies were found in separate bedrooms inside the home, authorities said. ...

  • APD K-9 Aero catches wanted felon Published 4/1/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments

    While on patrol near Kent’s Meats about 6 p.m. Saturday, Anderson Police Officer Michael Hallagan recognized Matthew Easton, 44, of Redding, who was wanted on two felony arrest warrants, department spokesman Casey Day said. Easton attempted to strike Officer Hallagan ...

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