Anderson man Arrested in Connection to Vehicle Theft

ANDERSON – At approximately 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 14 , officers received a report that a vehicle had been stolen from a residence located in the 2900 block of Balls Ferry Rd.  According to Sgt. Bryan Van Dyke, an unnamed source advised officers that 23-year-old Daniel Earl Shankles may be the perpetrator, subsequently police began to search for him.

Daniel Earl Shankles

Police began the pursuit at Gardenia Street, where an individual reported that Shankle was causing a commotion, and that he had the stolen car with him.  Officers discovered the vehicle deserted a short distance away; Shankle was not in sight.

A short time later, police spied Shankle in a driveway on Daisy St., according to Sgt Van Dyke, but Shankles fled south, jumping several fences in his attempted get-away.

With the assistance of Shasta County Sheriff’s Deputies, officers apprehended Shankles on the 3100 block of Briarwood Dr.  Shankles was arrested in April for under the influence of a controlled substance and violation of probation.

Police found that Shankles was holding heroin and methamphetamine in addition to other stolen property.  He was arrested on suspicion of a probation violation, possessing stolen property and two counts of possessing a controlled substance.  The Shasta County District Attorney’s Office will review the case.

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