Shasta County Man Arrested For Possession Of Multiple Weapons

Nov 14, 2019

Items confiscated by Shasta County authorities during the arrest of 37-year-old Shawn Copelin Wednesday.
Credit Shasta County Sheriff's Office

Authorities in Shasta County confiscated a small arsenal and more than two pounds of hard drugs during the arrest of a 37-year-old man Wednesday morning.


In all, four assault rifles and a stolen handgun were seized by deputies and Redding Police following the service of a search warrant on the 1600 block of Kenyon Drive. A pound and a half of methamphetamine and three-quarters of a pound of heroin were also found.


Shawn Copelin was booked into the Shasta County jail on multiple charges. Bail was set at $300,000.