These Sheriff Reports are daily condensed records kept by the county sheriff’s office of disturbances, police reports, and other reported criminal activity for the communities east of Redding.

Feb. 13

  • A resident in the 10400 block of Old Oak Lane in Palo Cedro called to report a female that he allowed to stay at his house possibly stole items from him. Caller also reporting female steals vehicle and is associated with subjects that use drugs. Caller called back two hours later to report female attempted to “barge in” to his house. Caller set off alarm to scare her away. Caller believes was dropped off by unknown subject. Caller knows female from potential scam he was a victim of. Caller believes female has a key to house and was inside his house before.
  • An employee of a school in the 8500 block of Brookdale Rd in Millville called to report the theft of gas from cutting fuel line on a school bus on Feb. 3. Caller has surveillance of suspect and vehicle.
  • A resident in the 13500 block of Twin Lakes Lane in Jones Valley called to state unknown subject applied for a credit card at Old Navy with her identity.
  • A resident in the 32300 block of Hwy 44 in Shingletown called to report she received information that her ex’s brother forged check belong to caller.
  • An employee of a business in the 9300 block of Skycrest Way in Palo Cedro called to report having video surveillance of male stealing Lotto Scratchers at store the previous day.

Feb. 14

  • A call was received to report a suspicious Hispanic male, approximately 30 years of age, slicked black hair in parking lot in the Deschutes Rd and Cedro Lane area of Palo Cedro. While caller was eating at a nearby restaurant, subject approached caller’s vehicle trying to get into it the left when caller saw him and locked the vehicle.

Feb. 15

  • A citizen called to report an intoxicated older male with bottle in hand is stumbling in and out of roadway. Last seen walking toward Simpson College off of College View Drive and Old Oregon Trail.

Feb. 16

  • A resident in the 8300 block of Lake McCumber Rd in Shingletown called to report new neighbor is firing off small guns. Has been going on for one hour and sometimes lasts up to eight hours.
  • A resident in the 21100 block of Joanna Way in Bella Vista called to report subjects in a white van without windows and a blue minivan came to caller house stating they were selling meat. Subjects left but did not go to any other neighbor’s houses. Concerned they may have been casing the caller’s house.
  • A resident in the 21900 block of Coloma Drive in Palo Cedro called at 11:20 p.m. to state she came outside of house and confronted a suspect (heavy set, leather biker jacket) that was under vehicle cutting lines and stealing gas with gas can. Male took off on foot towards Lone Goose Lane.

Feb. 17

  • A resident in the 21900 block of Coloma Drive in Palo Cedro called the next day to report boyfriend contacted stating that he just saw suspect that stole gas with a female carrying a gas can and two small juveniles in the Deschutes Rd and Coloma Drive area of Palo Cedro.
  • A call was received to state lock on gate to his property was cut and storage container burglarized sometime the previous night. Garden equipment and multiple tools taken. Caller states valued well over $1000. Video surveillance from trail camera and My T Fine foods available.
  • A resident in the 21900 block of Coloma Drive in Palo Cedro called back to report he saw the same subjects from burglary walked back by house. Male wearing baseball cap, white shirt; female wearing white pants carrying suitcase and gas can; and also male juvenile approximately 8 years old. Subjects just turned onto Lone Goose.

Feb. 18

  • A call was received to report seeing a suspicious subject across the street from a business in the 22000 block of Hidden Valley Drive in Jones Valley, wearing black clothing. Caller states he looks like the picture of suspect involved in a burglary.
  • A call was received from a female who caught male stealing caller’s gas the previous night walk by caller’s house. Possibly in route to Lone Goose. Male’s vehicle is disabled near Deschutes and Coloma.

Feb. 19

  • A call was received from the 21400 block of Mountain High Trail in Jones Valley to report ex-arrived at the house and refusing to leave due to lost keys after caller moved her vehicle. Female heard in background, upset that her keys are missing and that she can’t leave.

Feb. 20

  • A call was received from a new property owner in the Nevada Lane and Hwy 299 E in Bella Vista about ongoing issue with subjects trespassing on undeveloped property.

Feb. 21

  • A property owner in the 11900 block of Bella Vista Ct in Bella Vista called to report shed at his rental house was burglarized while caller was out of town. Neighbors may have possible suspect information. Miscellaneous tools were taken along with an expensive chipper.
  • A resident in the 22400 block of Buckboard Trail in Palo Cedro called to report theft of checks from mailbox. Checks were then altered and cashed for larger amounts.
  • A female walking northbound on Deschutes Rd in Palo Cedro opening people’s mailboxes. Shawn McDonald was arrested on warrant.
  • A house sitter for her dad in the 33400 block of Plateau Pines Rd in Shingletown called to report his house was burglarized. When she got there the hidden key was in the front door. Some items missing.

Feb. 22

  • A call from a business in the 9300 block of Deschutes Rd in Palo Cedro to report business front glass door shattered. Caller states jewelry was taken from store.
  • A resident in the 5800 block of Deschutes Rd called to state she noticed unfamiliar vehicle in neighbor’s driveway. Contacted neighbor who confirmed no one should be home. Caller pulled into driveway and confronted driver. Female stated they were out of gas and held up a sight that said they were out of gas. Vehicle-brown Chevy, possibly Malibu, is now 3-4 house east of neighbor’s house without of gas sign still in window.
  • A call from a business in the 9300 block of Deschutes Rd in Palo Cedro called to report back fence was cut several days ago. Nothing taken.
  • A citizen called to report a male just broke in a silver Ford Escort parked on the should between Gilbert and Deschutes Rd in Palo Cedro.