Authorities didn’t have to look far for a man suspected of a smash-and-grab burglary at a Redding gas station.
Redding police responded at 3:09 a.m. Thursday to calls of a break-in at a Shell station, according to a news release.
After reviewing surveillance video to get a look at the suspect, officers canvassed the area and found the man very quickly, the release said.
Earle Keys, a 55-year-old Redding man, was found asleep behind the gas station, the release said. Officers said Keys had stolen property on his person.
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Keys was booked into the Shasta County jail, suspected of burglary and possession of stolen property.