Crime Reports: Concealed weapon found in car
A Tehama County man was arrested on a weapons charge after a sheriff's deputy investigating a suspicious car reportedly found a short-barreled shotgun.
Th deputy encountered Terrance Lawson, 26, no address listed, as he walked up from Thomas Creek on Rawson Road at 11:26 a.m. Thursday. He was carrying a rifle, which he put down when the deputy told him to, the Sheriff's Department reported.
The man agreed to a consent search of the car, where the shotgun was located.
Lawson was arrested and booked into Tehama County Jail on suspicion of possession of a short-barrel shotgun and possession of a concealed firearm in a vehicle. Bail was set at $18,000.
Neighbor 'borrows' tire, wheel
A parolee is suspected of taking a neighbor's pickup tire and wheel and placing it on his own vehicle.
Stephen Michael Curts, 26 of Cottonwood, was arrested and booked into the Tehama County Jail on suspicion of possession of stolen property. A parole hold was placed on Curts.
Sheriff's deputies were investigating a report of the stolen tire and wheel froom Keith Frank Kerrigan at his residence on the 18000 block of Pack Saddle Road, when they noticed one wheel and tire on Curts' pickup was different then the other three, and matched Kerrigan's wheels and tires.
Deputies reported Curts admitted to "borrowing" Kerrigan's wheel and tire without permission.
Trio suspected of stealing scrap metal
Three men were arrested for reportedly stealing scrap metal from Richfield Recycling on Friday.
Thomas Darrow told sheriff's deputies he was the owner of $165 worth of scrap that Danielle Joyce Pennell, 25, and Julie Marie Dewitt, 31, both of Red Bluff, and Blake Larsen, 23, of Gerber, were attempting to sell.
Dewitt, Pennell and Larsen were arrested and booked into the Tehama County Jail on suspicion of possession of stolen property. Bail on each was set at $15,000.
Doors damaged, house ransacked
Ricardo Rodriguez, 45, of Vina, reported a burglary to a residence on Second Avenue in Los Molinos that occurred between Friday and Sunday, said the Sheriff's Department.
Suspects pried open two locked exterior doors to gain entry to the residence, damaging both doors. The residence was ransacked, but Rodriguez was unable to find any items missing.
Estimated damage to the doors was $400.
Computer equipment stolen from office
Someone reportedly entered an office area of property on Chico Court and stole a black custom computer valued at $2,500, an Asus 27-inch computer monitor valued at $400, a black Logitech keyboard valued at $120, and a black Logitech mouse valued at about $80 sometime between 5 p.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Monday, the Sheriff's Department reported.
Shotgun, rifle taken
Two guns were reported stolen from a home on Gardiner Ferry Road east of Corning.
Jerald Darling, 74, told deputies someone entered his unlocked garage sometime on Saturday or Sunday and took a brown and black Mossberg 16 gauge shotgun and a brown and black 30-30 lever action Winchester rifle.
The reported value of loss is $700.