AB-109 probationer arrested after jump into Sacramento River

REDDING, Calif. - This article contains clarification and a correction from previous versions.

An AB-109 probationer was arrested early Monday for allegedly running from police and jumping in the Sacramento River.    

Officers saw 22-year-old Brandon Reynolds around 2:30 a.m., riding a bicycle near closed businesses along Athens Avenue and Park Marina Drive.

Police said he rode away, hiding under the Cypress Avenue bridge, and jumping into the river.

Officers used a helicopter and caught him when he got out of the river around Freebridge Street.

According to Redding Police, Reynolds was on AB 109 Post Release Community Supervision for consensual sexual intercourse with a minor.

He was booked into the Shasta County Jail for violating the terms of his Post Release Community Supervision, resisting a peace officer, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

This article contains a correction: A previous version of this article identified Reynolds as being on Post Release Community Supervision (AB 109) for rape as was reported by a Redding Police Department press release. Reynolds was in fact under supervision for consensual intercourse with a minor.

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