Suspect tries to escape through bathroom vent

ANDERSON, Calif. - A Redding man wanted on several felony arrest warrants was arrested Thursday after deputies said barricaded he himself inside a home, and tried to escape through a bathroom vent in the ceiling.

A Shasta County deputy recognized 38-year-old Brady Dallen in the area of Corner Way in Anderson around 5 p.m. Thursday.  Dallen had several felony warrants for his arrest, including two burglary counts, evading, and court order violations.

Several deputies and a K-9 from the City of Shasta Lake surrounded a home on Corner Way and attempted to call Dallen outside.

Investigators said it appeared the suspect started to barricade himself inside the home and then tried to escape out of a bathroom vent on the roof. Dallen was eventually  taken into custody.

Deputies also arrested two women in the home, 25-year-old Krista Knight and 24-year-old Jessica Stotts, both of Redding.

Authorities said Knight had an outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrant for failure to appear with a bail of $15,000.

Stotts had three outstanding felony arrest warrants for illegal narcotic possession and failure to appear with a total bail of $300,000.

All three suspects were booked into the Shasta County Jail.

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