Police Briefs: Jan. 26, 2013
Two arrested in pot bust
More than 50 marijuana plants were seized and two Red Bluff residents were arrested on suspicion of child cruelty following a search conducted on their Parey Avenue home by the Tehama County District Attorney's Office and Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement Task Force.
The search was done at 8 a.m. Tuesday, and 53 plants as well as 27.9 pounds of processed marijuana were reportedly found, and readily accessible to three children, ages 6 months to 2 years.
Investigators also said they located 21 hypodermic syringes in an unlocked suitcase on the floor of the living room where the children played and slept with their parents.
Daisy Jean Bram, 32, and Jayme Jeff Walsh, 33, were booked into the Tehama County Jail on suspicion of felony child endangerment, possession of marijuana for sale, marijuana cultivation and violating a court order.
Bail on each was set at $55,000.
The three children were placed with Tehama County Child Protective Services.
House burglary reported
Two men kicked open the front door of a Cottonwood residence and ransacked the house, the Tehama County Sheriff's Depertment reported.
Earl Parker, 93, confronted the men, who ran from the house, leaving behind a bag of items they had planned to steal, the department reported.
The burglars did make off with about $200 in cash, and caused about $500 in damage, deputies said.
The men broke in sometime between 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Vehicle broken into
A locked vehicle was reported broken into on Samson Avenue in Gerber sometime between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.
Tehama County sheriff's deputies said Vladimir Shishkin reported someone broke into the vehicle and stole a wallet containing $120 in cash, a Makita trim saw, two LED Makita flashlights, three 18 volt Makita batteries and a half-inch drive Makita battery.
The estimated value of the loss is reported to be $739.