Arrest Made in Dollar General Armed Robbery

On September 8th, 2017, at around 12:37 p.m., officers from the Redding Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Dollar General in the 1300 block of Lake Boulevard. The suspect had fled prior to officer’s arrival. An extensive search was conducted using ground and air units; however the suspect was not located.

On September 10th, 2017, Redding Police Officer Chad Gross, contacted a subject who matched the description of the suspect from the Dollar General robbery. The subject was identified as Britton Michael Michener, (33 years) of Redding. Michener had outstanding warrants for his arrest and was booked into Shasta County Jail on the warrants.

Cpl. Brian Cole continued to investigate the robbery and was able to find evidence linking Michener to the robbery. Cpl. Cole, along with Inv. Brian Torum, of the Redding Police Department worked together to continue the investigation.

On September 11, 2017, Inv. Torum, was able to collect enough evidence linking Michener to the robbery. The firearm was not located. Michener was booked into the Shasta County Jail for the robbery to the Dollar General.

-from press release
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6 Responses

  1. Tim says:

    Just a partial catch & release record:

    2/10/10 kidnapping/domestic abuse
    1/11 probation violation (fta/under influence)
    4/11 probation violation (fta/under influence)
    7/11 probation violation (fta — probation revoked, 5 year sentence)
    8/15/14 probation violation
    9/16/14 fta
    7/4/16 grand theft
    7/17/16 poss burglary tools
    8/16/16 fta
    9/12/16 poss controlled substance
    10/13/16 fta
    10/24/16 fta
    11/13/16 fta
    1/17/17 fta
    2/7/17 shoplifting
    3/12/17 fta
    3/27/17 burglary
    5/4/17 fta
    5/8/17 fta
    6/6/17 fta
    6/12/17 burglary

  2. Joanne Lobeski Snyder says:

    I just saw Britton the other day. He was one of my favorite students, and the great nephew of my hero, the writer James Michener.

  3. Tim says:

    “Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.” – James Michener

  4. Common Sense says:

    Maybe if the Clerk Said “WELCOME to Dollar TREE a little louder”……he wouldn’t have done it…..

  5. Common Sense says:

    Silly ME!…they don’t say Welcome at the General….well there ya go!

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