Shasta Lake City Man Arrested for 2020 Fatal Traffic Collision

Shasta Lake City Man Arrested for 2020 Fatal Traffic Collision
 Photo: Robert Maughs
Originally published as a Redding Police Department Facebook post – 
“On Wednesday August 18th, 2021 at approximately 1:20 pm, Officers with the Redding Police Department Traffic Unit and Neighborhood Police Unit arrested Robert Maughs, 25 years, of Shasta Lake City for a warrant charging murder and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs causing injury.
On December 8th, 2020 the Redding Police Traffic Unit conducted a fatal vehicle collision that occurred at Lake Boulevard and Oasis Road. The collision investigation found that Robert Maughs was driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, and failed to stop for a red signal light. Maughs struck another vehicle in the intersection which caused his vehicle to overturn and collide into a utility pole. The passenger in Maughs vehicle died as a result of the collision.
At the time of the collision Maughs was on California Department of Corrections Parole for driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, causing injury. Maughs was found to be under the influence of alcohol and drugs during this collision.
Maughs was receiving medical care as a result of this collision and was released from medical care recently. Officers with the Redding Police Department Traffic Unit worked with the Shasta County District Attorney’s Office and obtained a warrant for his arrest. Maughs was booked into the Shasta County Jail for murder and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs causing injury.”
Shasta Lake City Man Arrested for 2020 Fatal Traffic Collision was last modified: August 24th, 2021 by admin
Categories: Shasta
Tags: DUI, murder

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