'Shasta County Most Wanted' Suspect Arrested After Chase

Nov 23, 2013 7:58 PM

Joshua Azevedo, wanted on 12 outstanding warrants, was arrested Saturday by Redding police.

According to a police report Azevedo was spotted around 11:30 AM on Saturday in a grey Ford Granada.

Azevedo attempted to evade the officer and sped away in his car and then tried to flee on foot around Branstetter Lane and Cedars Road.

When police threatened to send a police dog after Azevedo, he surrendered.

He was found in possession of a stolen credit card and was booked at Shasta County Jail.

A second male who was with Azevedo at the time fled the scene and has not been found. Three females were also detained and released.


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