Home burglary investigation leads to 5 arrests
REDDING, Calif. —
A Redding Police Department (RPD) investigation into a house theft led police to a narcotics house and ended with five arrests.
According to police, on April 7, a large amount of property, including jewelry, electronics and clothing, was stolen from a home when the homeowner was out of town. Officer Chad Gross followed clues that led him to a "known narcotics house" located on the 2100 block of Comet Street.
Officials say that the home has been the source of more than 40 law enforcement calls since 2017.
On April 15, RPD, with assistance from the California Highway Patrol Air Operations Unit, responded to the home to search for drugs and stolen property.
Police reported that 13 people were found at the home. A search of the home also found hypodermic needles, methamphetamine smoking pipes, and other drug paraphernalia in almost every single room. Police noted the home was found to be in deplorable conditions with the back yard filled with trash and debris.
Five people were arrested in total.
- Troy Orbie Farrare, 28, was arrested for running when cops showed up and jumped through neighboring yards. He reportedly fought with officers. He had warrants for his arrest.
- Dominic Dever Cardwell, 39, arrested for maintaining a residence for the use or sales of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police say, Cardwell was also found in clothes from the April 7 burglary.
- Ramona Maria Cardwell, 36, arrested for maintaining a residence for the use or sales of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Aaron Matthew Huff, 37, for maintaining a residence for the use or sales of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.
- Katie Danielle Conn, 31, was on the Supervised Own Recognizance program through Shasta County. She was arrested for failing to charge her GPS bracelet.