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K9 Otto helps Redding Police arrest two wanted felons

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February 15, 2020         10:15 pm

 

CASE#20R010978

 

On 02/15/20, at 5:28 pm, Redding Police Officers attempted to serve arrest warrants at 17772 Peterson Lane Redding Ca.  Derrick Skyler Steele 02/23/1986, and Kaula Louise Reed 10/03/1987, both reside at the location, are on Probation and had multiple warrants for their arrest. Officers arrested Reed after she fled out of a rear window of the residence. The male Derrick Steele 02/23/1986, tried to flee out of the rear window but retreated into the residence when officers confronted him. The male refused officer’s commands to come out and surrender. Announcements for Steele to surrender over a police vehicle PA system continued for about 40 minutes.

 

Redding Police deployed an aerosol form of pepper spray into the residence. Steele continued to refuse to surrender to officers. Officers had to force the door of the residence open to gain entry. Officers entered the location and with the help of Redding Police K9 Otto, Steele was taken into custody.

 

 

 

Contact:         Sgt. Rex Berry #327

Redding Police Department

                          530-225-4200

Reviewed:     Sgt. Paul Slagle #323