RPD Stepping Up Patrols After Fire Damages Cypress Avenue Bridge

Redding Police are paying extra attention to the area under the Cypress Avenue Bridge. Two weeks ago an illegal warming fire under the east end of the bridge caused visible damage to the structure and also damaged water pipes that run under the bridge. On Friday Redding Police and fire personnel returned and found a number of people camping there. Officers wrote 8 code citations, 3 warrant citations and made 3 arrests for felony warrants.