On Friday, November 15, 2019, at 8:15 P.M., Redding Police Officer Jaegel spotted a reported stolen 1995 Chevrolet flatbed pickup being driven in the area of SR-273 and Girvan Rd. in Redding. Officer Jaegel conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the stolen vehicle as it pulled into the parking lot of Win River Casino.
Tyler Faulkner (40 years of Redding) was arrested as the driver and sole occupant of the stolen vehicle. While searching Faulkner’s person incident to arrest, Officer Jaegel located 8.5 grams of methamphetamine in his person. A loaded .357 revolver was also located in the toolbox of the recovered vehicle. Faulkner was arrested and booked at the Shasta County Jail for vehicle theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of methamphetamine, carrying a loaded firearm in a public place and carrying a concealed and loaded firearm in the stolen vehicle.