Sacto 9-1-1
May 4, 2012
UnBeelievable store burglary in Redding

Redding police said a man allegedly looking for a steal at a store called UnBEElievable Deals fell from the ceiling and was captured.

Officers were called to the discount store on Locust Street about 5:30 a.m. today where a burglary alarm was ringing. When officers arrived they spotted someone enter the rear of the business and close the door behind him.

Officers examined the door and noticed it had been forced open. They surrounded the area and called in a police dog named Able.

At 6 a.m. officers started to go inside, announcing their presence. Soon after, a man fell through the ceiling, hit the floor and began running toward the front door.

Able the police dog was then used to take him into custody. After treatment at the hospital, police booked Captain Cappy Ricks, 35, a homeless Redding man, on suspicion of burglary, possession of burglary tools, resisting arrest, possession of methamphetamine and committing a felony while out on bail.

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