Law enforcement searches for Redding trailer thief

Jan 5, 2016 3:01 PM by News Staff

California Highway Patrol officers are asking for public assistance after a trailer was stolen Dec. 30 in Redding.

Richard Gregory arrived to his Redding home and found that the stored on his property trailer was missing. The trailer, owned by Brian Person, also of Redding, was full of parts Person was going to use to build his dream car, a 1973 Camaro Rally Sport Z28. Person said most of the parts in the trailer were original parts and irreplaceable.

Investigators found the lock had been cut on the gate accessing the road behind the property. Investigators believe this is the way the suspect fled the scene with the trailer.

Investigators also found evidence at the scene that led them to the Walmart in Redding where surveillance camera recorded the suspect.

Anyone with information on the suspect can email the CHP at or call the CHP Northern Division at (530)242-4300


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