Search warrant at Redding “problem house” yields six arrests, drugs

REDDING, Calif. — Authorities say a search warrant served at a “known problem house” in the 5600 block of Mountain View Drive resulted in 14 people being contacted inside the home and the arrest of six of those contacted Thursday afternoon, March 25.

Additionally, a total of 38.4 grams of methamphetamine was located and seized during the warrant service, Redding Police Department’s Neighborhood Police Unit Sergeant Timothy Renault later reported.


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“This residence has been the source of numerous citizen complaints of suspected narcotic activity in recent months,” Renault explained after the warrant service; adding, “Officer Devin Ketel, who patrols this area, has been following up on these complaints.”

Based on those complaints and follow-up investigations, at around 4:45 p.m. Redding PD patrol officers along with the Neighborhood Police Unit and the Shasta Interagency Narcotic Task Force (SINTF), served a warrant at the residence.

“A total of fourteen people were detained at the residence,” said Renault.

Six people were arrested on a variety of charges after Redding PD’s Neighborhood Police Unit (NPU) and Shasta Interagency Narcotic Task Force (SINTF), served a warrant at a known problem residence. RPD photos

After completing a search of the residence, a total of six people were arrested on a variety of charges including possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, outstanding warrants, possession of methamphetamine, probation violations, and possession of methamphetamine for sale.

Those arrested included Clinton Roach, 43, of Redding, Brian White, 50, of Redding, Ann Beck, 67, of Manton, Patrick Borges, 68, of Redding, William Dunlap, 52,  of Redding, and Elizabeth Roberson, 42, of Redding.

The remaining people contacted were released from the scene, according to the Sergeant.

A total of 38.4 grams of methamphetamine, as well as drug paraphernalia and other illegal and/or prohibited items were located and seized during the warrant service, according to officials. RPD photo

“The Redding Police Department will continue to investigate citizen complaints of narcotic houses and thanks for the community for their help with this residence,” said Renault.

Anyone with further information about this investigation or other criminal activities occurring at the residence is encouraged to contact Redding Pd at (530) 225-4200. Callers can refer to incident file number 21R019456 and can remain anonymous.

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Trevor Montgomery, 49, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain area of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County News Source (RCNS) and Shasta County News Source (SCNS).

Additionally, he writes or has written for several other news organizations; including Riverside County-based newspapers Valley News, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village News in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He is also a regular contributor to Thin Blue Line TV and Law Enforcement News Network and has had his stories featured on news stations throughout the Southern California and North State regions.

Trevor spent 10 years in the U.S. Army as an Orthopedic Specialist before joining the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in 1998. He was medically retired after losing his leg, breaking his back, and suffering both spinal cord and brain injuries in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)

During his time with the sheriff’s department, Trevor worked at several different stations; including Robert Presley Detention Center, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Safety Training Center, and Lake Elsinore Station; along with other locations.

Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Personal Water-Craft based Lake Patrol, Off-Road Vehicle Enforcement, Problem Oriented Policing Team, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He finished his career while working as a Sex Crimes and Child Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated expert in child abuse and child sex-related crimes.

Trevor has been married for more than 30 years and was a foster parent to more than 60 children over 13 years. He is now an adoptive parent and his “fluid family” includes 13 children and 18 grandchildren.