Redding man arrested after threatening a waste management employee

A Redding man was booked into the Shasta County Jail after brazenly confronting a Waste Management employee on his route.

Posted: Feb 16, 2018 11:38 PM

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.

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