Red Bluff Drug Bust

A CHP K9 unit seized over 80 lbs. of drugs.

Posted: Jul 13, 2018 4:16 PM
Updated: Jul 13, 2018 4:51 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A California Highway Patrol K9 unit got a surprise at an enforcement stop on Interstate 5 just south of Red Bluff on Thursday.

Investigations of one vehicle revealed about 80 pounds of methamphetamines, 200 oxycodone pills, two pounds of heroin, and $19,000 in cash!

Two suspects were arrested, both citizens of Washington State. They were taken to Tehama County Jail.

The CHP expressed great relief in getting these drugs off the streets and out of their communities.

Chico
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 83° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 75°
Paradise
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 76°
Red Bluff
Clear
76° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 57°
Feels Like: 76°
Willows
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 84° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 75°
Although we're a little cooler in northern California today, the wind is already blowing and our weather will get hotter and windier this weekend. A Red Flag Warning will be in effect for our area tonight through Monday evening.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events