Antioch Police arrest man sought in Sept. 9th homicide, one other, Wednesday

Jess "Jessie" Swanson

Jess “Jessie” Swanson

By Acting Lieutenant Tom Fuhrmann, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at approximately 7:30 PM the Antioch Police Department Investigations Bureau and the U.S. Marshalls served a search warrant at a residence in 2800 block of Bonita Avenue. At this location, Jess Swanson surrendered to investigators without incident. He was taken into custody on an arrest warrant obtained for the murder of 32-year-old Joshua Jacobson of Antioch. Swanson was booked for Murder, Intimidating a Witness, Terrorist Threats and a Weapon Violation. He is being held at the Contra Costa County Jail with no bail.

Also taken into custody at this location was Sunny Jacobson (41-years, out of Antioch) on a single charge of conspiracy after the fact. She was also booked into the county jail and is being held on $500,000 bail. Sunny is of no relation to the victim.

Sunny Jacobson

Sunny Jacobson

Investigators will be presenting the case to the District Attorney’s Office later this week. This was Antioch’s 4th homicide in 2015. No further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Hoffman with the Antioch Police Department at (925)779-6931. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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