From Antioch City Manager Steve Duran’s Weekly Report, dated 10/23/15, as provided by Police Chief Allan Cantando:
– On 10/21/15 at 7:45 pm a 20 year old man who works at Quickly and had taken a smoke break with 25 year old female co-worker. They were approached by 4 males one of which had a gun tucked in his waistband. The female ran inside but the male remained outside and was contacted by the group who punched him causing him to fall to the ground. They then began kicking him and going through his pockets. He was eventually allowed to stand and as the group started to walk away. The male with the gun turned and fired one round into a nearby door frame approx. 1′ away from where the victim was standing. The entire incident was caught on camera. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated for complaint of pain to his jaw and minor lacerations. He was uncooperative with the investigation but based on limited statements from him, the incident was over a girl and he most likely knows the responsible parties.
– On 10/21/15 at 3:20 pm officers were dispatched to a suspicious circumstance regarding possible squatters at a vacant home on 16th Street. Upon arrival, Officers observed 36 year old Wendell Celestine flee from the yard of the residence. They gave chase and in doing so, Celestine attempted to stop two separate cars on G Street and get inside unsuccessfully. A foot pursuit ensued and eventually Celestine gave up. He was taken into custody without incident. He was having difficulty breathing, so an ambulance was summoned to the scene. When officers attempted to transfer him to the ambulance, Celestine kicked an officer in the lower leg. He was sent to a local hospital due to excessive methamphetamine use. He was eventually cleared after 6 hours, for incarceration and booked into County Jail.
– On 10/21/15 at 1:05 am officers responded to a robbery at the 76 Gas Station on Hillcrest Avenue. While completing an area check they contacted 27 year old Edward Crandell. He was determined to not be involved in the robbery but did have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Crandell was taken into custody without incident and sent to County Jail.
– On 10/21/15 at 12:30 am a white male adult entered the 76 Gas Station on Hillcrest Avenue with a gun in his waistband. The responsible took four packs of cigarettes, fled on foot, and was not located.
– On 10/20/15 at 10:40 pm 27 year old Shane Stange is a regular at the Shell Gas Station on Hillcrest Avenue and was causing problems at a business. During an earlier call he hit the emergency button on the gas pumps which shut them down for about two hours. Stange was gone upon our arrival at the first call and was not located. He came back to the business again yelling and causing problems and hit the emergency stop button to shut the pumps down again. This time he was located at the 7-11 and was taken into custody and sent to County Jail on the listed charges.
– On 10/20/15 at 9:50 am several 911 callers reported shots fired in the area of the Sinclair Fuel Mart on Lone Tree Way. Afterwards, male was seen running away from the gas station towards the methadone clinic. A black Acura with a partial plate was seen fleeing from the station on Lone Tree Way running stop lights. Shortly afterwards, a 37 year old male arrived at Sutter Delta Hospital with a gunshot wound to his chest. Information was fragmented and inconsistent. Ultimately, it appeared that the victim walked to the gas station and contacted a woman near the black Acura. An argument was heard and then shots were fired and the victim fled. A passer-by witness picked up the victim and drove him to the emergency room. The victim was reluctant to give a statement, but stated that a male shot him. The responsible parties are still outstanding and the victim is expected to recover.
– On 10/20/15 at 8:00 am an officer was stopped in the east bound lane in front of 2300 Sycamore Drive waiting to turn into the complex. A 47 year old male was traveling east bound behind the officer and collided into the back of the patrol car. The male stated the sun was in his eyes and he did not see that the vehicle in front of him was stopped. Patrol car #1211 and it sustained moderate damage to the rear bumper and trunk. The officer was not injured.
– On 10/20/15 at 3:30 am officers conducted a traffic stop on Lone Tree Way. During the contact officers located 2 grams of methamphetamine in 46 year old Miguel Aguilar’s possession. Aguilar was arrested without incident and cite released.
– On 10/19/15 at 8:30 pm officers on-viewed a 42 year old male and 43 year old Serie Gomez in an argument on West 10th Street. Before they could make contact, Gomez who was in her vehicle, went after the male who had walked away into the Dollar General parking lot. Gomez hit the victim with the vehicle and pinned him against a cinder block wall. Gomez exited the car and was going after the victim when she was stopped and detained by Officers. We had to back the car up to free the victim who ultimately refused medical treatment at the scene. The victim and Gomez are in a dating relationship and have a history of violence. Gomez was sent to County Jail.
– On 10/19/15 at 4:50 pm the apartment manager of 2300 Sycamore Drive called to report 2 men were in the laundry room and possibly breaking into the coin box. The employees locked 36 year old Adam Lew and 30 year old Charlie Patterson in the laundry room till police arrived. Staff wanted both arrested for trespassing. Patterson was cited at the scene. Lew was on probation and two felony warrants so he was sent to County Jail.
– On 10/19/15 at 3:30 pm officers were dispatched to 1400 Buchanan Road for a burglary that had just occurred in an apartment. The suspects tried to flee in their car and victim tried to block the suspects in but was unsuccessful. The victim was able to provide a license plate for the suspect vehicle. Officers located the vehicle later in the shift and 57 year old Katherine Adams and 47 year old Derrick Jones nearby. They were identified by a witness and taken into custody. Property from the burglary was located and recovered from the vehicle. Adams and Jones were sent to County Jail.
– On 10/19/15 at 12:45 pm, school staff from Deer Valley High School called to report a non student being on campus causing problems. The Vice Principal advised that an unknown male juvenile had been on campus and had been escorted off the property 3 times. The juvenile made threats to beat up and shoot the VP. The officers were unable to locate or identify the unknown suspect as he was no longer on scene. A couple hours later, the staff called again and said that the subject was back on campus. Officers arrived and contacted the 14 year old male who admitted to the threats. He was arrested and sent to Juvenile Hall
– On 10/19/15 at 10:22 am a 35 year old woman called 911 and advised dispatch that she had been beaten and held hostage in an apartment on Aster Drive over the past 4 days. She said that the 2 female suspects were fleeing the apartment and that they had a Mac 10 machine gun. We located 29 year old Jessica Thornton driving away and were able to detain her without incident. The victim told us that a 36 year old female and her 3 yr old daughter were last seen going into an apartment. As we made contact at that apartment, the 36 year old jumped out a bedroom window leaving her daughter behind. The 36 year old also left a credit card manufacturing machine and hundreds of blank credit cards with her name on them. We were able learn that the 3 women were involved in a dating relationship with each other. For some reason, the 36 year old and Thornton started beating the victim and threatening her with a knife. The victim had a black eye and cuts to her face. She said that said that Thornton and the 36 year old planned to keep her against her will until her injuries healed up so that the police would not believe her. Thornton was sent to County Jail.
– On 10/19/15 at 2:20 am an officer conducted a pedestrian stop at A Street and Wilbur Avenue and contacted 26 year old Emmanuel Rader. Rader had a warrant for his arrest and was taken to County Jail.
– On 10/19/15 at 12:15 am an adult female was driving eastbound on Wilbur Ave and slowing in preparation to turn into the apartment complex when she was struck at about 40 MPH by 52 year old Mark Brewer from the rear. The victim and twopassengers complained of pain and were transported to a local hospital. Brewer was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision and hit the windshield. Brewer admitted to drinking prior and smelled of alcohol at the scene. He was transported to an area hospital due to his injuries. Brewer is on probation for DUI and has two prior convictions. He was released pending the lab results of his blood alcohol content as he was admitted to the hospital for his injuries.
– On 10/18/15 at 3:25pm Sutter Hospital staff called to report they had caught a subject who was in the process of heating up heroin to inject. Upon arrival officers contacted 46 year old James Gittens who was in possession of a hypodermic needed. We took custody of the needle and Gittens, who was cited and released.
– On 10/18/15 at 8:45 am on West 10th Street, Bonfare Market employees called to complain about transients using drugs behind the store. Officers arrived and found 45 year old Timothy Crabtree drinking beer and 24 year old James Yingling using heroin. Crabtree was issued a citation for the open beer and Yingling was issued a citation for the heroin.
– On 1018/15 at 2 am, officers responded to a call of gunshots heard near Wolverine Way. Officers found 15 shell casings in the street. No one reported being injured and no one reported any damage to property. Hospitals were notified and officers are still attempting to obtain video from the residences in the area.
– On 10/17/15 at 8:40 pm a 24 year old male was robbed at Dave’s Liquors. The victim met the responsible the day before and they exchanged phone numbers after agreeing to meet tonight so the victim could purchase some marijuana. The responsible put a gun to the victim’s head and stole his money. The responsible then began to hit the victim in the face with the handgun. The responsible fled the scene in a vehicle. The victim received non-life threatening injuries and he was treated at a local hospital.
– On 10/17/15 at 6:10 pm APD received a call of a subject with a self inflicted gunshot wound on Merrill Drive. Upon arrival Officers contacted the 19 year old victim who had a wound from a shotgun round to his left arm/shoulder area. The victim advised he didn’t shoot himself and didn’t know who shot him but was somewhat disoriented. He had lost a lot of blood and was transported to an area hospital where he was taken into surgery immediately. There were several people in the house who either didn’t see anything, didn’t know how the victim was injured, or weren’t providing a truthful account of events. One of the subjects who had been at the house had fled and was not located. The residents gave consent for the house which we searched. We recovered a shotgun loaded with birdshot, a magazine loaded with .45 rounds, and an empty high capacity magazine. There was also a marijuana grow at the house and processed marijuana which one resident had a card for. It doesn’t appear the incident is related to the grow. The victim was in recovery within a couple hours and is expected to recover according to hospital staff.
– On 10/17/15 at 5:40 pm, an officer was conducting an extra patrol in the Food Maxx parking lot on Delta fair Blvd. when he saw 44 year old Steven Murphy who he knew from prior contacts. The officer ran a check of Murphy and found he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Murphy was arrested and sent him to County Jail.
– On 10/17/15 at 7:20 am officers responded to Romi’s Market on E 18th Street for the report of a male who had walked into the business with a gunshot wound to his back. Officers contacted the 28 year old victim who had difficulty breathing. The Fire Department arrived and examined the male and identified what looked like a single, small caliber gunshot wound to the middle, right side of his back. The victim said he was with a “female” in his room at the Economy Inn when a male entered his room, robbed him, shot him and fled. The victim was somewhat uncooperative with the investigation providing little additional information. He was transported to an area hospital and taken directly into surgery. Near the end of shift we were advised by hospital staff that the victim was expected to recover from his injury.
-On 10/17/15 at officers responded to the 911 call of a subject named “Mike” hurting two females in an apartment on Wilbur Ave. The caller also said “Mike” was armed with a gun. Officers arrived and saw a male in front of the apartment door who quickly ran back inside. 32 year old Michael Woodruff was contacted and found to be a resident. He had a parole violation warrant. A search of Woodruff’s bedroom resulted in officers locating loaded Glock .40 cal pistol under the bed, which he likely tossed when he saw officers arrive. The females were not harmed. Woodruff was sent to County Jail.
– On 10/17/15 at 1:15 am officers responded to the 911 call of 50 subjects fighting inside Cruisers Saloon on A Street. On arrival the fight had ended and numerous subjects were out in the parking lot. A 40 year old male was found with a minor cut on the side of his mouth. We learned that when the fight broke out the bartender, 31 year old Elissa Montes, started throwing bottles at the crowd to get them outside and the victim was accidentally struck. American Medical Response responded and the victim was treated at the scene and refused transport. 39 year old Ryneal Mays, who was with Jones was yelling at other patrons and challenging them to fight and he refused to leave. He was arrested and determined to be intoxicated with a .093% blood alcohol content. He was sent to County Jail. We viewed the saloon video and it appears Jones, Mays and their group was the aggressors.
– On 10/16/15 at 5 pm, 18 year old Giovanni Cipollina attempted to get into the Junior Varsity game at Antioch High School to watch a family member play. He began yelling comments to the effect of “put them in body bags” and was denied entry due to his behavior. Cipollina became irate and kicked a table where they were collecting money and was subsequently arrested for vandalism. He was cite released from the scene and left the city with family members.
– On 10/16/15 at 3:15 pm an officer conducted a suspicious vehicle stop at the 7-11 on Sunset Lane. The vehicle was occupied by 63 year old Robert Preston, 40 year old Michael Sisk, and 49 year old Steve Harris. Preston was found to have a warrant for his arrest. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to County Jail. Powder heroin was located in plain view next to Harris. He was issued a citation and released from the scene.
– On 10/16/15 at 7:30 am 44 year old Sandra Ferguson was on her way to work this morning at Sutter Elementary School. As she passed the above location, she observed a Nissan pickup parked on the side of the road with 56 year old Santiago Salazar in the driver seat and an 11year old female in the front passenger seat. Ferguson knew the girl’s family and did not recognize Salazar. Fearing that the child was in danger, she blocked Salazar in with her vehicle and contacted the police. We arrived and detained Salazar. After speaking with the child, we were able to determine that Salazar began following her as she walked to school. Salazar parked near her and lured her over to his vehicle. Salazar opened his passenger door from inside the vehicle and engaged her in conversation. She got close enough to the car that Salazar was able to grab her wrist and pull her into his truck. Ferguson intervened shortly thereafter. Salazar was arrested and provided a statement that he was just trying to give the child a ride to school. He was arrested and sent to County Jail.
– On 10/15/15 at 9:45 pm a 56 year old female left for work at 5am and returned home to Provence Court at 9:30pm. She located what appeared to be a bullet hole in the window of her bathroom. She had no idea when it may have happened. She lives with three others. The others were contacted and said they were gone and not aware of the incident. No bullet was located, and there are no suspects or witnesses.
– On 10/15/15 at 5 pm a 59 year old driver called APD to report that she had been involved in a traffic collision on Center Lane where an 11 year old had run into her car as she was driving on Center Lane. The 11 year old appeared to be fine but the driver was concerned because the child stated his mother was gone and he was unable to contact her. We responded and contacted American Medical Response for precautionary reasons. He was medically cleared but was in the care of his 16 year old sister and according to her, their mother was working in San Francisco and unable to be contacted. They had no way of getting in touch with her. We contacted her grandfather who arrived but in doing a check we found two outstanding warrants and he was arrested. Finally, family members were able to reach mom who responded home and took custody of the 11 year old.
– On 10/15/15 at 8:45 am a citizen contacted APD to check on two young children who were left unattended in a van at the Jack in the Box on A Street.. Officers located the children in the van just as their mother, 35 year old Brandi Martinez, was arriving. Both children were in poor health, dirty and hungry. The female juvenile was not wearing any pants and had urinated all over herself. The male child had scabs on his face and bug bites all over his back. It was discovered that all three were living in the van, which was filthy. Martinez was under the influence of methamphetamine and several glass pipes were found in her purse. She said that she left her children unattended so that she could use the bathroom inside Jack in the Box. Both children were placed into protective custody and transferred to Children and Family Services. Martinez was arrested and sent to County Jail.
– On 10/15/15 at 9 am ,30 year old Nicole Wade and 36 year old Gary Worthington stole a Nissan pickup from the driveway of a home on Miller Street. The vehicle did not run and had 2 flat tires, so Wade used her own vehicle to push the Nissan down the roadway while Worthington steered it. A neighbor witnessed the theft and contacted APD. Arriving officers located the responsible parties and Wade fled in her vehicle. A short pursuit ensued which ended with when Wade collided with a light pole in the median of Hillcrest Ave in front of the PG&E Plant. Wade fled from the vehicle on foot but was quickly apprehended. Worthington was detained by other responding officers near the Nissan. Both subjects were taken to County Jail.
|Time Period: 10/15/15 00:00:00 – 10/21/15 23:59:59
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|The data is based upon unaudited CAD/RMS data at time of report generation.