Type of crime: 417 PC Brandishing a firearm, 422 PC Criminal threats, 242 PC Battery
Up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of the suspect(s).
Circumstances: On March 24th, 2019, at 1432 hours, Victim
Morgan PINEDA reported to Redding Police that WITCRAFT confronted
her at her home at 2948 Fairway Ave., Redding, regarding “getting into
his business.” WITCRAFT punched PINEDA and brandished a handgun
at her. He threatened to shoot her and that she and her family were
“done.” He then fled the area in the listed vehicle. He was also observed
driving this vehicle during another incident which occurred on 3-1-2019.
Investigators have received information that WITCRAFT is upset about
issues involving his ex-girlfriend Vanessa KIRBY and their child. The
child is living with friends at a safe location. There have been reports
that WITCRAFT is armed with a black handgun, is selling drugs, and is
addicted to drugs and spiraling out of control.
WITCRAFT has a criminal history to include firearms, and was convicted
of 246.3 PC in 2013 as a result of firing a handgun at law enforcement.
An informant also reported that he is a violent person and may shoot at
police. There is currently a Ramey Arrest Warrant for WITCRAFT.
Agency: Redding PD
Case#: 19R018757 and 19R013603
Contact: Redding PD @ 530-225-4200