UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Elderly Woman is Victim of Home Invasion Robbery

 

UPDATE

On Sunday, November 24th, 2019, at 2:16 A.M., a 79 year old female called 911 to report being the victim of a home invasion robbery in the 3000 block of Golf Dr. in Redding. An initial press release was issued after the initial call for service that include the vehicle description and license plate number.

On November 24th, 2019 at around 12:23 P.M., a citizen called in to report they saw the victim’s vehicle in the area of Oak Run Rd near Highway 44. A CHP helicopter and Deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Officer responded to the area and located the vehicle approximately 20 minutes later. They contacted the driver, who was the only person inside the vehicle. He was identified as Dustin McIntire, 32 years of Redding. McIntire was arrested and brought to the Redding Police Department for questioning.

Officers and investigators were able to obtain numerous items of evidence that linked McIntire to the home invasion robbery. McIntire was arrested for numerous charges including Robbery, Burglary and Vehicle Theft. He is being held at the Shasta County Jail on $100,000 bail. A previous booking photo of McIntire is attached for reference.

The Redding Police Department appreciates the vigilance of citizens in helping to solve this case. It would not have been resolved so quickly without their help. If you have any information related to this investigation please contact the Redding Police Department.

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On Sunday, November 24th, 2019, at 2:16 A.M., a 79 year old female called 911 to report being the victim of a home invasion robbery in the 3000 block of Golf Dr. in Redding. The Victim reported an unknown male entered her residence with a key he found in her vehicle, which was parked in her carport, and demanded the key to her vehicle and money from her wallet. In fear for her life, the victim provided her property to the suspect and she was not harmed. The suspect then ordered the victim into the back room of the residence as he fled the location in her vehicle.

The stolen vehicle is described as a white colored 2006 Honda CRV with California license plate 5XBR734. The vehicle has two scratches to the front right fender, and breast cancer awareness and Santa Cruz stickers on rear window of vehicle. The suspect is described as a white male adult with black collar-length curly hair, 5 feet 9 inches tall, medium build, unknown age, and was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

This incident is currently under investigation for the crimes of robbery, carjacking, burglary and elder abuse. The Redding Police Department is looking for help from the public with information regarding the identity of the suspect and location of the stolen vehicle. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Redding Police Department at 530-225-4200.

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  1. Avatar Karen Calanchini says:

    Oh my….a good reason to have cars parked in a locked garage. Cars should be locked and absolutely nothing left inside to attract anyone. I worked for 11 years in Crime Prevention and the most important thing we taught the public was about locks on buildings, houses, cars , outbuildings. Even if one does not have a garage, cars can still be locked and have an alarm system installed if they did not come with one.
    Outside motion sensor lights are a big deterrent, as well.

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