Antioch and Pittsburg police with FBI arrest 15 on various charges, Thursday
By Sergeant Morefield, Investigations Bureau, Antioch Police Department
On Thursday, June 5, 2014, between 2:00 and 9:00 PM, officers and detectives of the Antioch Police Department, in partnership with members of the Pittsburg Police Department, as well as the FBI conducted a proactive enforcement detail in the City of Antioch and parts of Pittsburg. This operation was targeted at some of the high crime areas of these cities. A high risk parole search was also conducted in the 1600 block of Sycamore as part of this operation.
The entire operation lasted from early afternoon into the evening hours and yielded a total of 15 arrests for charges ranging from narcotics possession and sales to weapon possession, counterfeiting, and fugitive warrants. In addition to these misdemeanor and felony arrests, three loaded firearms were seized during this operation along with various narcotics and counterfeit bills.
No additional information concerning this operation will be released at this time.
Any further information will be provided by the Investigations Bureau at (925) 779-6939. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.