Willows, CA – On Friday, February 15, 2023, at approximately 12:26 p.m., the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a man brandishing a firearm near the McDonalds restaurant located at 1401 W. Wood Street in Willows. Deputies responded and located the victim, who reported the suspects involved were driving a Gold Honda Accord and provided the license plate number.

Deputies located the vehicle at the intersection of Wood Street and Airport Road in Willows. After a high-risk traffic stop, deputies detained the driver, 44-year-old Shawna Crump of Willows. Deputies also detained the passenger, 25-year-old Brandon Kaefer of Redding. During the investigation, Shawna Crump admitted to deputies to stealing the Honda. Glenn County Sheriff’s Office Communication Center confirmed the vehicle was reported stolen. Deputies located a handgun, which was believed to have been discarded outside of the vehicle by Kaefer. Deputies believe this handgun was used during the brandishing towards the victim. During their investigation, Deputies discovered that Kaefer was carrying an illegal concealed knife and a Billy Club, and that Kaefer was on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) from Shasta County. Both Crump and Kaefer were taken into custody and booked into the Glenn County Jail.


Shawna Crump: DOB: 08/25/1978 Age: 44

Arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Brandon Kaefer: DOB: 02/23/1997 Age: 25

Arrested for possession of stolen property, carrying a concealed dirk or dagger, brandishing a deadly weapon, possession of a Billy Club, giving false information to a peace officer, assault with a deadly weapon, and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office in person at 543 W. Oak St Willows, CA or by phone at (530) 934-6431. For general information please visit our website: www.countyofglenn.net/Sheriff or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/glenncountysheriff .