Retired Ok-9 Aero passes away after profession with Anderson police

Aero, a retired police canine with the Anderson Police Division, has died on the age…

Aero, a retired police canine with the Anderson Police Division, has died on the age of 10. He joined the division in 2013 as a patrol and narcotics detection canine.

A well-liked Ok-9 who previously served with the Anderson Police Division has died on the age of 10.

Aero had a seven-year profession after becoming a member of Anderson police in 2013.

Retired K-9 Aero of the Anderson Police Department has died at the age of 10.

Retired Ok-9 Aero of the Anderson Police Division has died on the age of 10.

“Aero’s handler officer Mike Hallagan wish to prolong a heartfelt thanks to all of you in the neighborhood which have helped help Ok-9 Aero and the remainder of the APD Ok-9 staff,” the division mentioned on Fb.

As a patrol and narcotics-detection canine, police mentioned Aero helped to catch greater than 100 suspects, “the vast majority of whom surrendered once they had been advised Aero could be deployed to apprehend them.”

The neighborhood got here to Aero’s support when he nearly died midway via his profession as a result of a medical situation. The canine’s followers made donations to assist pay his medical payments on the UC Davis Faculty of Veterinary Drugs.

“Aero survived his battle with the illness and was medically retired for a brief time frame,” the division mentioned.

The canine was in a position to return to full patrol obligation inside a yr.

Considered one of Aero’s major roles all through his profession was his duties as a narcotics detection canine. All advised, Aero helped seize greater than 500 kilos of marijuana, 25 kilos of methamphetamine, 15 kilos of heroin and smaller portions of cocaine and MDMA.

In his final week of obligation, Aero uncovered $95,000 as a part of profession haul of over a quarter-million {dollars} of suspected drug cash.

— Mike Chapman

Sheriff-Coroner Michael Johnson, left, recently swore in Capt. Brian Jackson, right, as the 25th undersheriff of Shasta County.

Sheriff-Coroner Michael Johnson, left, lately swore in Capt. Brian Jackson, proper, because the twenty fifth undersheriff of Shasta County.

Brian Jackson promoted as new Shasta County undersheriff

Saturday, July 2, 2022

Brian Jackson has been named the brand new undersheriff for Shasta County.

Sheriff-Coroner Michael Johnson final week held a swearing-in ceremony for Jackson, who beforehand served as a captain.

Jackson is Shasta County’s twenty fifth undersheriff and takes over from Jason Barnhart, who retired. Barnhart had served as undersheriff since January 2020.

Undersheriff Jackson is a 26-year veteran in legislation enforcement, sheriff’s workplace mentioned.

He’s a Shasta County native who started his profession as a public security service officer within the jail. After being chosen as a deputy sheriff trainee, Jackson went on to serve within the patrol division, was a detective within the Main Crimes Unit and held titles of patrol sergeant, detective sergeant, lieutenant and captain.

Earlier than his promotion, Jackson was captain to the enforcement division commander place that has oversight of all patrol stations together with the investigation models of the Main Crimes Unit, Shasta Interagency Narcotics Activity Power and the Marijuana Eradication Group, in response to the sheriff’s workplace.

— Mike Chapman

Shasta County teams eligible for wholesome life-style grants

Friday, July 1, 2022

Nonprofit Wholesome Shasta is inviting people and organizations to use for grants for use for tools purchases that foster wholesome dwelling amongst North State residents, the group introduced.

Shasta County organizations which are eligible to use embrace:

Three to 6 grants shall be chosen, with as much as $2,000 out there per group.

The Wholesome Shasta partnership encourages folks to experience bikes, drink extra water and eat more healthy.

The appliance deadline is Aug. 1. Discover the applying at and direct inquiries to [email protected]

— Michele Chandler

Haven Humane golf tourney tees off July 8

Friday July 1, 2022

Haven Humane Society hosts sixth annual “Putt 4 Paws” golf match at 9 a.m. Friday July 8 at Riverview Golf and Nation Membership, 4200 Bechelli Lane in Redding.

A shotgun begin kicks off this four-person scramble match that options 18 holes alongside the scenic Sacramento River, contests, a raffle, a lunch and an awards ceremony. There’s additionally a poker recreation to win a five-night keep in Hawaii.

All ranges are welcome.

Value is $125 per individual, $500 for a staff of 4. Included within the value are vary balls, cart use, a catered lunch, video games, a goodie bag and different actions. Proceeds profit animals at Haven Humane Society and are used to fund each day operations.

For extra info or to register name 530-241-5262 or go to or to

— Jessica Skropanic

Tickets out there for “Singin’ within the Rain Jr.”

Friday July 1, 2022

The Redding Theatre Firm and Redding Metropolis Ballet current “Singin’ within the Rain Jr.” at 7 p.m. on July 22, 1 p.m. and seven p.m. on July 23 on the Shasta Faculty Theatre, 11555 Previous Oregon Path in Redding.

College students ages 8 to 18 enrolled on this summer time’s Broadway Boot Camp carry out all rolls on this musical which is based mostly on the 1952 romantic comedy movie by the identical identify.

Tickets value $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages three to 12, free to youngsters ages 2 and youthful with a paying grownup.

For extra info or to purchase tickets name 530-245-1019 or go to

— Jessica Skropanic

Quartet performs basic jazz at Pilgrim

Friday July 1, 2022

The Cameron Sewell-Snyder Jazz Quartet performs a live performance known as “To Bear in mind the Previous” from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday July 8 at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2850 Foothill Blvd. in Redding.

The Cameron Sewell-Snyder Jazz Quartet performs "To Remember the Past" on Friday July 8, 2022 at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Redding.

The Cameron Sewell-Snyder Jazz Quartet performs “To Bear in mind the Previous” on Friday July 8, 2022 at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Redding.

The Performing Arts Society of Redding hosts this live performance that includes a program of jazz requirements by Thelonius Monk, John Coltrane, Charles Mingus and different basic jazz artists. The live performance honors composers who helped form the ensemble’s repertoire.

Admission is free. Donations are accepted.

Masks are required. Attendees should present verification of COVID vaccinations or their adverse COVID check consequence taken inside 48 hours of getting into the church.

For extra info electronic mail [email protected]

— Jessica Skropanic

Artwork league kicks off July present

Friday July 1, 2022

The North Valley Artwork League opens its July exhibit known as “Alcohol and Rust” with a meet-the-artists reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday July 8 at the Carter Home Gallery in Caldwell Park, 48 Quartz Hill Highway in Redding.

Alcohol ink painting by North State artist Kathleen Evans. The North Valley Art League's July 2022 exhibit is "Alcohol and Rust," now open at the Carter House Gallery in Caldwell Park in Redding.

Alcohol ink portray by North State artist Kathleen Evans. The North Valley Artwork League’s July 2022 exhibit is “Alcohol and Rust,” now open on the Carter Home Gallery in Caldwell Park in Redding.

The exhibit options the work of North State artists Kathleen Evans and Don Linn. Items on show embrace Evans’ alcohol ink work, Linn’s metallic sculptures and work in different media by league members. The present closes on July 30.

Admission is free. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays via Saturdays.

For extra info name 530-224-1023, electronic mail [email protected] or go to

— Jessica Skropanic

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