NEWS RELEASE

 

October 19, 2018   2:20 A.M.

 

CASE# 18R075065

 

 

On October 19th at approximately 2:20 A.M. Redding Police Officers were dispatched to a reported collision on North Market Street at the intersection of Lake Boulevard. Officers identified the driver as Steven Couts, 45 years of Redding. It was determined Couts ran a red light and a vehicle travelling through the intersection on a green light collided into him. Officers suspected Couts may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol. DUI specialist, Officer Provencio determined Couts was under the influence of methamphetamine. Couts was arrested for DUI but later released for medical treatment of non- life threatening injuries resulting from the collision.

 

 

 

 

Contact: Sgt. Gary Meadows #303

Redding Police Department

530-225-4200

Reviewed:  Cpl. Sam Llamas #384