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DUI Driver Leaves Redding Traffic Sign Damaged: Police

A Redding man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested Saturday night after hitting road signs in Redding.

Posted: Jul 22, 2018 5:26 PM

REDDING, Calif. - A Redding man suspected of driving under the influence was arrested Saturday night after hitting road signs in Redding.


According to the Redding Police Department, officers got a call just before 6:30 p.m. from a witness who saw Thomas Carter, 31, of Redding driving his 2005 Pontiac towards her car and then hit a pedestrian sign at Old Alturas Road and Oak Mesa Lane.


Police say Carter continued to drive away at a home on Lema Road where he was arrested.


Carter has had two prior DUI convictions and was booked into the Shasta County, officials said.

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