Chronic offender arrested after failing to appear in court on over 12 felony charges

A man in the Chronic Offender Accountability Program faces 20 years in prison due to multiple court cases.

Posted: Sep 17, 2021 7:46 PM
Updated: Sep 20, 2021 10:26 AM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - A wanted man in the Chronic Offender Accountability Program (COAP) was arrested on Friday according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.

Friday morning at approximately 11:27 a.m. deputies were on patrol when they noticed a vehicle known to be driven by Kyle Sims, 52. The vehicle was parked in a driveway of a residence on the 18200 block of View Point Dr. in Anderson. 

Sims is on COAP and recently failed to appear for court on over 12 felony charges. 

As deputies were watching the residence, Sims walked toward the vehicle. Deputies contacted and arrested Sims for his outstanding warrants without incident, the Shasta County Sheriff's Office said. 

Sims has a lengthy criminal history with charges including:

  • possession/transportation of heroin for sale
  • possession/transportation of methamphetamine for sale
  • prior strike convictions
  • assault with a deadly weapon causing great bodily injury
  • resisting/obstructing/delaying a peace officer
  • evading a peace officer with disregard for public safety

Sims faces possibly 20 years in prison, depending upon his guilt or innocence and a judge's sentencing for any crimes he is found to have committed.

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