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Subject on PRCS arrested for possessing a firearm

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Bill Schueller, Chief of Police

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September 17th, 2020      6:00 A.M.

CASE#20R060527

 

On September 16, 2020 at approximately 10:10 P.M.,  Redding Police Officer Lovelady conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle violation. He contacted Tyson Farrell, 25 years of Redding and quickly discovered he is on PRCS, Post Release Community Supervision, for vehicle theft. A .17 caliber rifle was located in the vehicle and although the stock had been removed it was still a fully functional firearm.  A small amount of heroin and a heroin smoking pipe were also located in the vehicle.

Officer Lovelady arrested Farrell and booked him into the Shasta County Jail for felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drugs and driving without a license.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact:         Sgt. Gary Meadows #303

                        Redding Police Department

                        530-225-4200

Reviewed:      Sgt. Eric Forsberg #302