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Authorities arrest prior felon on gun possession, drug charges

The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force arrested a prior felon for having a weapons cache and drugs.

Posted: Jul 23, 2019 8:51 AM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - The Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force arrested a prior felon for having a weapons cache and drugs.

The arrest started as a probation compliance check Monday night on Eric Brown, who lives off of Windsong Lane in Redding. 

Law enforcement found seven firearms, additional ammunition and a ballistic vest. 

Officers say one of the mentioned firearms was stolen, while several others had the serial numbers obliterated. 

Brown was arrested and is now in Shasta County Jail. 

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