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Secret Witness shines light on Shasta County's outstanding suspects, unsolved murders

Every few weeks, Secret Witness of Shasta County sends out a report with information about unsolved crimes in Shasta County. Here's the report released on February 1, 2018:

Suspect(s) being sought after cause of motorhome fire is determined to be arson

Up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in an incident that took place on the night of November 20, 2017. Cal Fire/Shasta County Fire was dispatched to an abandoned motorhome fire in an open field at the south end of Helena Lane in Bella Vista. Officials said the motorhome was stripped of its contents and was then set on fire. The fire was contained to the motorhome and was determined to be arson.

Officials said the area surrounding the motorhome is used for illegal dumping. Cal Fire is seeking any information that may lead to the individual(s) responsible for the fire.

$50,000 stolen from Palo Cedro home, suspect(s) still on the loose

Up to $3,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the burglary of a home in Palo Cedro between April and August of 2017. Officials said the home, located at 22389 Buckboard Trail, was burglarized of over $50,000 worth of items.

Redding police searching for suspect(s) after man is found beaten under bridge

Up to $1,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the beating of a man who was found under the Clear Creek Bridge on July 28, 2017.

The Redding Police Department said the victim was found around 1:30 p.m. severely beaten underneath the bridge. He was taken to the hospital where he was treated for multiple facial and skull fractures.

Suspects still outstanding after shooting in Redding strikes occupied home

Up to $1,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspects involved in an altercation where several shots were fired in the Riviera Drive area in Redding on August 19, 2017.

Officials said the occupants of two vehicles retrieved firearms from their vehicles during the altercation and began shooting. The rounds struck a home that was occupied by several children.

Police said the suspects and vehicles are unknown.

Almost $100,000 worth of equipment stolen from multiple construction sites along I-5

Up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in a series of thefts from various construction sites along the I-5 corridor.

The California Highway Patrol said the sites have freeway access and are located between Turntable Bay Road and the Lakehead area. Over the past year, several pieces of equipment have been taken from the sites totaling almost $100,000.

Suspects still being sought in Sherri Papini abduction

Up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the abduction of Sherri Papini on November 2, 2016.

Papini, 34, was reported missing after she was found to not be home and her cell phone was found by her husband, Keith, near the intersection of Sunrise Drive and Old Oregon Trail.

Papini was found in Yolo County on November 24, 2016, near I-5. Papini said she was taken by two Hispanic women and was kept at an unknown location until she was set free.

Shasta Co. Sheriff's Office seeking information about homicide at TA Truck Stop

Up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of a man found dead inside his semi-truck at the TA Truck Stop in Redding.

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said the man was identified as Rick Michael Forbes, 64, from Grants Pass, Oregon.

Man dies after shooting in Redding, suspect(s) still unknown

Up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of a man in the area of Bechelli Lane in Redding on August 17, 2016.

Redding police said at 11:16 p.m. they were dispatched to the area of 3032 Bechelli Lane to investigate a report of possible shots fired in the area. When officers arrived they found Edwin Charles Phillips, 67, from Redding, behind a nearby business with gunshot wounds. Phillips was transported to Mercy Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Shasta Co. Sheriff's Office seeking information about suspected murder

Up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the disappearance of Brandon Duval (AKA: Quinn "Q" Goodman).

Deputies said Duvall went missing after an altercation involving gunshots. Duvall has not been heard from or seen since the incident in June of 2015. Detectives believe Duvall is deceased and is a victim of a homicide. Duvall's body has not been found.

Information still being sought after City of Shasta Lake man is found dead in the woods

Up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and or conviction of the suspect(s) involved in the murder of Charles Boyt, 35.

Deputies said on August 11, 2015, Boyt's body was found in the woods in Whitmore. Boyt was determined to be a victim of homicide. Boyt is from Shasta Lake City and was last seen in Shasta Lake City on June 7, 2015.

Ember Graham's whereabouts remain unknown, family continues to search

Up to $10,000 is being offered for information about the whereabouts of Ember Graham, 6-months-old. Ember was reported missing on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at approximately 5:24 a.m., by her father, Matthew Graham.

Matthew said he last saw Ember around 11:00 p.m. the night before. At that time, Matthew said he went to sleep and woke up the next morning around 5:00 a.m. and found Ember was no longer in her crib and the door to his home was open.

Matthew was killed in a shootout with police on July 13, 2015, in Dunsmuir.

To give an anonymous tip about any of the cases above, call 530-243-2319 or click here.

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