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Redding Police: Felon Arrested for Gun Possession

Redding Police say they arrested a felon who was in possession of a gun while on Post Release Community Supervision.

Posted: Dec 16, 2018 9:40 AM
Updated: Dec 16, 2018 9:42 AM

REDDING, Calif.-

Redding Police say they arrested a felon who was in possession of a gun while on Post Release Community Supervision.

Officers received a call Saturday night around 9:30 p.m. reporting that Gabriel Barnett, 44 years of Redding, was inside of a hotel room and in possession of a gun.

When officers responded to the Deluxe Inn on North Market St., they learned that Barnett had a room at the hotel. They found Barnett, and detained him at the hotel. Officers then say that they searched his room due to his Post Release Community Supervision status. In the room they say they discovered a .380 handgun and ammunition.

Barnett was booked into the Shasta County Jail for felon in possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition by prohibited person, and violating his Post Release Community Supervision.

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