Police: Redding woman arrested after being caught with stolen gun, narcotics

Police: Redding woman arrested after being caught with stolen gun, narcotics
Photo: Holly Newman arrest photo | Redding PD
Originally published 10-20-21 via Facebook
by the Redding Police Department:
“On October 19th, 2021, Officers with the Neighborhood Police Unit (NPU) arrested a female who was in possession of a loaded stolen handgun. During the past several weeks, NPU had been investigating Holly Newman, (40 yrs of Redding), for selling narcotics in the City of Redding. At approximately 7:00 PM, NPU located Newman on a vehicle stop and found her in possession of a loaded stolen handgun concealed in her waistband. Newman was also in possession of approximately 7.5 grams of methamphetamine, 8.78 grams psilocybin, and 8.7 grams of heroin. NPU developed information that Newman had two storage units in Redding and obtained a search warrant for them to be searched.
NPU responded to Newman’s storage unit where they located a shotgun and a loaded unregistered AR-15 “ghost gun” rifle. Newman has had multiple violent felony convictions. Her convictions prohibit her from being allowed to possess firearms or ammunition.
Newman was placed under arrest for felon in possession of a firearms, felon in possession of ammunition, carrying a concealed stolen firearm, possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substances for sale, transportation of controlled substances for sales, possession of an non serialized firearm, carrying a loaded firearm with the intent to commit a felony and possession of a controlled substance while armed with a loaded firearm. Newman was booked at the Shasta County Jail on the listed charges and is currently being held on $25,000 bail.”
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Police: Redding woman arrested after being caught with stolen gun, narcotics was last modified: October 26th, 2021 by admin
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