A man on active parole was arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly breaking into a Redding church. At 4:19PM officers were called to reports of a burglary at St. Luke’s Anglican Church on Canby Road. Officers found signs of a forced entry and that multiple items had been stolen. The suspect fled before officers arrived. An area search was done, and Officer Ray contacted a suspicious person near the location. 34-year-old Dale Allen Pierce was found to be on active parole for burglary and was detained. The officer noticed that Pierce was in possession of items linking him to the burglary, and he was arrested and booked into the Shasta County Jail.