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A Red Bluff man was arrested on Monday with 55.2 grams of crystal methamphetamine, authorities said.

Tehama Interagency Drug Enforcement agents were observing 25-year-old Christopher James Hensley, wanted for violation of parole, while he was at a residence on Cavalier Street in Tehama, reported task force commander Dave Kain.

After seeing Hensley enter a motorhome several times, agents said they were approaching him around 6 p.m., when Hensley ran.

Agents said the man was quickly caught, and during a search they found a .40 caliber bullet on Hensley, and a Springfield Armory .40 caliber pistol in the area where he had fled.

In the motorhome that Hensley had entered throughout the day, agents said they found the methamphetamine, which authorities said had a street value of $5,520.

Hensley was booked into the Tehama County Jail on suspicion of felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of methamphetamine for sale, and violation of parole. Bail was set at $46,000.



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