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Two Accused of Looting in Areas Evacuated for Carr Fire

Jack Fannin, 19, and Jade Ball, 25, of Redding, were arrested and charged with looting in areas evacuated by the Carr Fire in Redding.
Jack Fannin, 19, and Jade Ball, 25, of Redding, were arrested and charged with looting in areas evacuated by the Carr Fire in Redding.

Two Redding residents were arrested Sunday, accused of looting in areas that are evacuated due to the Carr Fire.

Posted: Jul 29, 2018 6:31 PM
Updated: Jul 30, 2018 7:51 AM

REDDING, Calif. - Two Redding residents were arrested Sunday, accused of looting in areas that are evaculated due to the Carr Fire.


Jack Fannin, 19, and Jade Ball, 25, of Redding, were arrested and charged with looting in areas evacuated by the Carr Fire in Redding.


Jack Fannin, 19, and Jade Ball, 25, of Redding, were arrested and charged with looting in areas evacuated by the Carr Fire in Redding.


Shasta County Sheriff's Office deputies were conducting roving patrols in the evacuated areas of the Carr Fire Sunday. Officers were in the area of Quartz Hill Road when they were waved down by a homeowner who said that he was on another part of his property, returned to his house, and saw fresh shoe prints and water inside his residence.


Allied agencies and Shasta County Sheriff's Office responded to assist and checked the area when they noticed a residence on McLeod with the front door forced open. As officers checked the interior of the residence, they found several electronic items stacked and staged by the front door. The items did not appear to be placed there by the owners, authorities said.


Based on the close proximity of the crimes, investigators said they believed the suspects may hae been on foot in the area. Officers responded to a home in the 16000 block of McLeod Road, saing it had been known from criminal activities in the past.


Upon arrival, deputies contacted the suspects, and said they found evidence at the residents that tied Ball and Fannin to the break-ins.


According to the sheriff's office, Fannin told deputies that he and Ball went into three homes Saturday night and Sunday, looking for water.Fannin and Ball were placed under arrest for looting in an evacuated area. Both were transported and booked into Shasta County Jail.

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