Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Redding, CA or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Monday | via KTVN Reno
The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer, fueling new speculation about the timing as protesters demand justice for... A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, media outlets reported Monday, citing unidentified sources. A reputed lieutenant of captured Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman was to be sentenced Monday for his part in a $1 billion conspiracy to traffic narcotics to Chicago and cities. Comment?
Monday | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
An Iowa man arrested who had a hunting rifle, ammunition and a knife in his car near the White House has pleaded guilty. An Iowa man arrested who had a hunting rifle, ammunition and a knife in his car near the White House has pleaded guilty. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via KRCR
A Redding man faces four counts of child abuse, accused causing several injuries to a one-year-old child including a broken leg, broken ankle and several bruises. Michael Baker, 23, was arrested last week. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via My Mother Lode
A Northern California woman suspected of shooting her father in the chest and then driving off has turned herself in to authorities. The Record Searchlight of Redding reports that 19-year-old Brittany Weatherbee turned herself in to Redding police on Monday. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via KRCR
Two 15-year-old boys allegedly stole a 1987 Toyota SR-5 pickup truck from a Hilltop Drive apartment complex on Sunday, and then went on a purse snatching spree around Redding on Monday, said the Redding Police Department. At 9:54 a.m., Sarah Myers, 23, of Oregon, was helping her friend retrieve a baby stroller out of a parked vehicle in the parking lot of the Sundial Bridge, and had her purse snatched from her possession by two male juvenile suspects. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via Stuff.co.nz
It was a race against time, with Queensland and US authorities knowing if they didn't capture the paedophile within days he would drug and then sexually assault an eight-year-old Californian girl in his trailer. The paedophile, registered sex offender Michael Elliot Papac, had boasted online via an alias he would upload photos and videos of his depraved acts to a Russian-based website so other paedophiles could view. Comment?
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