RPD: Felon Arrested With Loaded AR-15 On RABA Bus

A man had a loaded assault rifle on a RABA bus Tuesday morning, according to Redding Police. At about 10:30AM officers were called to a bus stop on Twin View Boulevard near Caterpillar Road on a report of a suspicious person. They contacted 21-year-old Anthony Jair Demedeiros who is on Post Release Supervision. He was searched and officers reported finding a loaded AR-15 semi-automatic rifle that had recently been reported stolen in Trinity County. Demederios refused to provide an explanation and he was arrested for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Officers had previously arrested him in January on the same charge.