Above: Items confiscated during vehicle search
(Courtesy of Susanville PD)
The Susanville Police Department recently arrested multiple individuals in connection with an anti-theft operation.
According to a press release by the department, officers from the Susanville Police Department conducted an anti-theft operation at Walmart in collaboration with the store’s employees on Thursday, November 16. The operation resulted in several outcomes.
Four individuals were approached on suspicion of theft but were subsequently identified and released without any citations issued.
Two Susanville residents, aged 27 and 22, were arrested and taken to Lassen County jail on suspicion of shoplifting and conspiracy to commit a crime.
A 56-year-old Standish resident was arrested for alleged shoplifting and resisting arrest. The individual received a citation and was released at the scene.
A 40-year-old Redding resident was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting after it was discovered that he had allegedly been tampering with price labels on items to purchase them at reduced prices. Following a search of his vehicle, law enforcement reportedly found a loaded Glock handgun and suspected fentanyl.
This last individual was booked at the Lassen County jail on charges of violating probation, possession of a firearm as a convicted felon, and possession of a controlled substance.