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1 Felon Arrested, 2 Cited For Allegedly Buying Alcohol For Minors in Redding

Three men were caught buying alcohol to minors after Redding authorities conducted a “Shoulder Tap Operation” at 13 local businesses on Thursday, said the Redding Police Department.

Posted: May 28, 2018 1:06 PM

REDDING, Calif. - Three men were caught buying alcohol to minors after Redding authorities conducted a “Shoulder Tap Operation” at 13 local businesses on Thursday, said the Redding Police Department.

According to the Redding Police Department, the operation began at 5 p.m. and lasted until 9 p.m.

During the operation, a man named Tre Andrew Smith who worked for “Sure Stop Gas and Food,” was cited for sales or furnishing of alcohol to a minor.

Two other men were contacted by police after they also agreed to purchase alcohol for the minor.

Brian Wather Bower, 49, of Redding was cited for furnishing alcohol for a minor.

Kyle James York, 36, of Redding was taken into custody and booked into the Shasta County Jail on warrants, violation of probation and furnishing alcohol to a minor.

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