A Redding man was booked into the Shasta County Jail after brazenly confronting a Waste Management employee on his route.
Police say 40-year-old 'Spencer Richard Gove,' of Redding took out a large knife and tried to reach into a Waste Management employee's truck off of Moonstone Drive.
The driver pushed Gove away and drove down the road where he called police.
Officers arrived and found Gove in his driveway.
A search of Gove's residence led to the discovery of ammunition, a zip gun, and firearm magazines.
He was booked at the Shasta County Jail on charges that include brandishing a weapon, felon in possession of ammunition, battery and several other charges.