Anderson probation compliance sweep nets four adults, child taken into protective custody

ANDERSON, Calif., — Authorities in Anderson conducted a probation compliance operation throughout the city that led to the arrest of four people on Thursday, Sept. 16. A child was also taken into protective custody for child endangerment and neglect after officials arrested the juvenile’s parents on a variety of charges, according to officials.


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With assistance from the Shasta County Probation Department, members of the Anderson Police Department’s Problem Oriented Policing (POP) Unit conducted Thursday’s operation, with officials visiting the homes of offenders on active Shasta County probation.

Four people, including Justin Crossman (L), Christina Miller (C), Fleur McPike (Not Pictured), and Daniel Smith (R), were arrested during Thursday’s probation compliance operation. Anderson PD photos

The purpose of the operation was to ensure those on probation were in compliance with the terms and conditions of their conditional release from incarceration.

APD’s POP Unit routinely conducts these operations to ensure that the offenders released into their community are abiding by the terms and conditions of their release.

The following four subjects were arrested as a result of the operation:

  • Justin Crossman, age 33, of Anderson, was arrested on charges of child endangerment / neglect, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, and for violating the terms and conditions of his probation.
  • Christina Miller, age 37, of Redding, was arrested on charges of child endangerment / neglect, possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
  • Fleur McPike, age 44, of Anderson, was arrested for possession of a dangerous weapon, possession of drug paraphernalia, and for violating the terms and conditions of her probation.
  • Daniel Smith, age 29, of Anderson, was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant, and for resisting arrest.

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Trevor Montgomery, 50, 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.

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