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Subjects Arrested with Guns, Drugs and High-Capacity Magazines

August 12, 2019 – 2:06 AM

RPD Case # 19R051647

On August 12, 2019 at around 2:00 AM, Officer Timothy Jaegel was conducting proactive patrols in the Hilltop Drive hotel corridor. He saw a silver Mitsubishi Galant driving in the area with expired registration.  Officer Jaegel conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the vehicle at Churn Creek Road near Cypress Ave. He identified the occupants as Amanda Stout, 26 years of Redding, David Schmidt-Pike, 46 years of Portland, OR and Ruben Gonzales, 30 years of Redding.

Officer Jaegel found Gonzales to be on probation have a felony warrant for his arrest.  Gonzales was arrested and the vehicle was searched. During the search, Officer Jaegel located a loaded 9mm Glock pistol with three fully loaded high-capacity magazines, approximately two and one half ounces of suspected methamphetamine and several items used for consuming drugs. Based on his investigation, Officer Jaegel arrested all three occupants for various drug and weapon related charges.  Gonzales was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale and a probation violation.  Stout was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale, transportation of a controlled substance, possession of heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Schmidt-Pike was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle, possession of a controlled substance for sale and transportation of a controlled substance. All three subjects were booked at the Shasta County Jail.

Stout – Pink Shirt/Blue Jeans

Schmidt-Pike – Gray Polo Shirt/Glasses

Gonzales – White Nike Shirt


Contact: Sergeant Brian Torum #320

Redding Police Department


Reviewed: Corporal Tim Renault #391