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Redding Neighborhood Police Unit arrest a prior felon

Redding Neighborhood Police Unit arrested a felon who was in possession of a firearm and methamphetamine.

Posted: Feb 25, 2021 8:39 PM

REDDING, Calif. - Redding Neighborhood Police Unit stopped a vehicle that led to an arrest of a prior felon, according to Redding Police Department.

Officer of the Neighborhood Police Unit stopped Jonathan Adam Davenport, 38, near Parkview Ave. and State St.

An officer and his K9 were called to the scene for assistance. The K9 found methamphetamine in the vehicle, police said.

Officers then responded to Davenport’s apartment on the 1200 block of Lancers Lane with a search warrant.

In the apartment, officers found a rifle, ammunition, drug paraphilia, heroin, fentanyl, and more methamphetamine, police said.

Due to Davenport being a convicted felon, he is prohibited from possessing firearms.

Davenport has been booked into the Shasta County Jail on four charges.

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