Roger Moore, Chief of Police
December 15, 2018 9:30 p.m.
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
Redding Police Department
Reviewed: Rex Berry/ID# 327