5 Arrests Made in Cottonwood

A probation search at a Cottonwood home led to the arrests of five people.  Shasta County Sheriff's Deputies and Probation Officers were joined by Redding Police Thursday afternoon at around 4:30 at a house on Brush Street in Cottonwood.  Deputies had been tipped off that stolen goods were at the home.  When they got there, 22-year-old Joshua ChapmanJames and 22-year-old Sierra Epperson immediately took off running.  Epperson was quickly caught and arrested on 3 misdemeanor warrants.  ChapmanJames ran toward some ponds off of Trade Way.  A K9 found him hiding in the water beneath some overhanging brush.  He was arrested on a $100,000 felony warrant.  Back at the house, stolen property was allegedly found and 43-year-old Dean James was arrested for possessing it.  Christopher Fain was arrested on a warrant and Joshua Sartain was arrested for a probation violation.