NPU Locates Guns & Drugs After Traffic Stop

An investigation by Redding’s Neighborhood Police Unit led to a large drug seizure Friday afternoon. Officers pulled over a Ford Edge driven by 45-year-old Stan Stroud and reported finding 4 pounds of Methamphetamine in the backseat, and a lot of cash on Stroud. Officers then went to Stroud’s house on Tropicana Court off Old Alturas Road. 57-year-old Harrison Branum was sitting in a car in the driveway, allegedly with more Meth. Inside the house officers reported finding an AR-15 and an Uzi submachine gun, along with ammo and high capacity magazines.