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Felon in possession of firearm.

POLICE DEPARTMENT

Roger Moore, Chief of Police

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NEWS RELEASE

 

December 15, 2018              9:30 p.m.

 

CASE# 18R088888

 

 

 

On December 15, 2018 at approximately 9:30 p.m. officers responded to the Deluxe Inn, located at 1135 North Market St. Officers received information that Gabriel Barnett, 44 years of Redding, was inside of a room and in possession of a firearm.  Barnett is currently on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS), and is prohibited from owning or possessing firearms.

 

When officers arrived, they determined Barnett was registered to a room at the location. Officers made contact with Barnett, who was detained at the location. A search of his room was conducted, pursuant to his Post Release Community Supervision status. While searching the room, officers located a .380 handgun, and ammunition.

 

Barnett was booked into the Shasta County Jail for felon in possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition by prohibited person, and violating his Post Release Community Supervision.

 

 

 

Contact:         Rob Peterson

ID# 321

Redding Police Department

                        530-225-4200

Reviewed:      Rex Berry/ID# 327