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Redding Man with stolen pistol arrested

A Redding man was arrested after police said he was brandishing a stolen gun at motorists.

Posted: Jun 27, 2019 1:38 PM

REDDING, Calif.- A Redding man was arrested after police said he was brandishing a stolen gun at motorists.

Officers responded to a call on Wednesday that William James McCurdy was intentionally brandishing a gun at motorists on North Market Street in Redding.

After a short standoff with police, McCurdy dropped the pistol and was taken safely into police custody.  Officers learned that the pistol used by McCurdy was stolen from a local business.

Police returned the pistol and booked McCurdy on multiple charges including brandishing a weapon, commercial burglary, and possession of stolen property.  

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