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Brawl at Casino Injures Employees, Lands Suspect in Jail

Published On: Jan 02 2013 12:23:44 PM CST
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CORNING, Calif. -

A fight at the Rolling Hills Casino injured casino employees and landed a Redding man in jail.

Joshua Webb, 24 of Redding, was arrested for resisting arrest and battery on peace officer.   The incident happened Friday, December 28 at 11:45 p.m.  

Deputies were dispatched to a fight in progress.  Multiple subjects where fighting with Casino security at the entry doors.  Corning Police Officers arrived on scene first to assist.

Webb was being detained by security for physically fighting with employees when his group was asked to leave the casino due to their level of intoxication.  Casino staff had stopped serving the group alcohol and the group became belligerent.

Deputies said Webb resisted the officer's attempts to restrain him, kicked one officer in the leg, bit a security employee on the arm and threatened to hurt and kill everyone involved. 

Webb reportedly attacked left one security employee with a split lower lip and the second employee, who was bit on the arm, had flaps of skin pulled away from his forearm.

Webb was eventually detained, arrested and booked at the Tehama County Jail.  While in handcuffs Mr. Webb spit on the responding deputies.  

A second individual who was involved in the fight,  Arron Harvey (age 24 of Redding)  was later arrested for public intoxication.