Campus Safety Emergency Alerts

 
Mountain Lion Sighting Update:
As of July 29, 2014 at 10:45 a.m. no additional Mountain Lion sightings have been reported. The last sighting was on July 11, 2014.
Campus Safety is requesting that you remain aware of your surroundings.
Please continue to use caution and report any sightings to Campus Safety.
 
Mountain Lion Sighting July 11, 2014
There have been 3 mountain lion sights this week on the main Shasta College campus:
1. On 07/07/2014 at approximately 02:53 am observed coming from the grapevine orchard walking to the cattle field.
2. On 07/10/2014 at approximately 8:20 pm observed on the access trail behind the softball field.
3. On 07/11/2014 at approximately 11:30 am observed on the access trail the northeast of the campus.
Shasta College is working with the California fish and Wildlife and Redding Police Department.  Be aware of your surroundings.
 
Mountain Lion Sighting July 7, 2014
At approximately 2:53 a.m. this morning, a mountain lion was sighted on the main campus grounds of Shasta College. It was observed coming from the grapevine orchard walking to the cattle field. Shasta College Campus Safety is working with The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on this. Please use caution and be aware of your surrounds. Also please report any sightings of a mountain lion to Campus Safety at 242-7910 or The California Department of Fish and Wildlife at 225-2300. 
 
Suspicious Male March 28, 2014

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at approximately 10:30 a.m., a male entered an open office door in the 2100 building.  The office was very briefly left vacant and when the employee returned an adult male was observed standing over the desk (where items of value were located).  It appeared this was an attempted theft that was interrupted.  The male quickly left when the employee told him Campus Safety was being called.

The suspect is described as a clean-cut tan or dark complexion adult male (unknown ethnicity), between 30 and 40 years of age, 5’ 7”, thin build, with dark black (possibly slicked back) hair. He was wearing a grey jacket and carrying a dark blue backpack.  

If you see anyone matching this description, please contact Campus Safety immediately at 242-7910.  Also, this is a good reminder to please keep your doors closed/locked, even when leaving for a brief time.  Thefts on campus have increased during recent months. 

Mountain Lion Sighting (5th sighting March 6, 2014)
On March 6, at approximately 10:20pm a confirmed sighting of a mountain lion was reported to Shasta   College Campus Safety.  This most recent sighting was in the wooded are near the 2100 building.  The mountain  lion was observed  crossing the access road southwest of the 2100, and entered the wooded are near the foot bridge (near Old Oregon Trail).
 
Mountain Lion Sighting (4th sighting March 4, 2014)
On March 4, at approximately 7:00 pm an unconfirmed report of a possible fourth sighting of a mountain lion occurred in the wooded area near the Residence Hall (dorms). there have been a total 4 suspected sightings of a mountain lion on the main campus grounds of Shasta College within the pas 24 hours. The first was near the 700 building/south parking lot, the second in the Quad area (initially reported by the dorms, the third behind the Athletics Department, and the 4th in the wooded are by the dorms. Shasta College is working with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
 
Mountain Lion Sighting (3rd sighting on February 21, 2014)
There have been a total of 3 suspected sightings of a mountain lion on the main campus grounds of Shasta College within the past 24 hours. The first was near the 700 building/South Parking Lot, the second by the Residential Halls (Dorms) and the third behind the Athletics Department.

Shasta College Campus Safety is working with The California Department of Fish and Wildlife on this.

Please use caution and be aware of your surrounds. Also please report any sightings of a mountain lion to Campus Safety at 242-7910 or The California Department of Fish and Wildlife at 225-2300.

Staying Safe in Mountain Lion Country (Tips provided by the California Department of Fish & Wildlife)

     Do not hike, bike or jog alone.

     Avoid hiking or jogging when mountain lions are most active; dawn, dusk and at night.

     Keep a close watch on small children.

     Do not approach a mountain lion.

     If you encounter a lion, do not run; instead, face the animal, make noise and try to look bigger by waving your arms; throw rocks or other objects. Pick up small children.

     If attacked, fight back.

     If a mountain lion attacks a person,   immediately call 911.

 
Suspicious Activity
Update:
On November 23, 2013 at approximately 1:00 a.m. a similar incident was reported to another higher educational institution in Redding. The suspect was described as a white male, in his thirties to forties, medium height and weight with a scruffy beard. This incident was reported to the Redding Police Department.
On December 3, 2013 at approximately 7:57 a.m. Shasta College Campus Safety received information of a male matching the description of the previous mentioned cases in the area of Shasta College on Old Oregon Trail at the foot bridge to Shasta College. The individual was identified as the suspect by a previous victim of the reported case. The victim provided a description as a white male, thirty to forty years of age, wearing a green hat.

Officers from Shasta College Campus Safety responded to the area. As officers approached the subject he fled on foot through a wooded area. His description is a white male, thirty five to forty, thin lighter facial hair, dark hooded sweater and blue jeans. He was wearing a forest green baseball cap. The Redding Police Department responded, and an ALERTU broadcast was issued.

The suspect was not located and his current whereabouts are unknown.

Suspicious Activity

On August 24, 2013, at approximately 1:15 am, an unknown male committed a lewd act outside the window of the female dorms (in front of female dorm students). The Redding Police Department is investigating the case.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years of age, 5’ 10", 160-170 lbs. short brown hair, crooked teeth, clean shaven, dark ball cap, wearing a red and white or orange and white plaid (checkered) shirt, with a grey under shirt, and denim shorts.  

 If you see anyone matching this description, please call the Redding Police Department at 225-4200 and then notify Shasta College Campus Safety at 242-7910. However, if you witness this person engaged in criminal activity, call 911 and then notify the Shasta College Campus Safety Department at 242-7910.