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One in custody death, one homicide, multiple gun arrests among crimes in Antioch Police calls for service report, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2016

Saturday, February 13th, 2016

As published in Acting City Manager/Public Works Director/City Engineer Ron Bernal’s Weekly Report dated February 5, 2016 and provided by Chief of Police Allan Cantando. More serious or interesting crimes highlighted in bold.

Calls for Service and Arrest Data Summary:

Time Period: 01/28/16 00:00:00 – 02/03/16 23:59:59

Number of Calls for Service: 1,615

Number of Case Reports: 324

Number of Arrests: 92

Felony: 40

Misdemeanor: 52

Arrests with DUI charge: 4

The data is based upon unaudited CAD/RMS data at time of report generation.

  • ·On 2/3/16 at approximately 8:20 PM a 37 year old male walked out of an area hospital against doctor’s orders after being admitted the day before. The hospital notified the Antioch Police Department. Officers responded and searched for the subject who was wanted on a parolee at large warrant and has a long history of violent crimes and drug offenses. The male was not located at that time. On 2/5/16 at approximately 3:12 AM an officer checking an occupied vehicle at the east end of E. 6th Street found the parolee and a friend sleeping in the vehicle. While attempting to take the parolee into custody he fought violently with officers. Once the officers were able to restrain him, an ambulance was summoned to the scene to treat him for injuries sustained during the fight with officers. As the ambulance arrived the subject began having some sort of medical distress and life saving measures were taken. The 37 year old male was transported to an area hospital and later pronounced deceased. The friend in the vehicle did not get involved in the confrontation and is cooperating with the police. The involved officers sustained only minor injuries. Because this is considered an in custody death, the county protocol was invoked. The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, the Contra Costa County Crime Lab and the Antioch Police Department will be conducting an investigation into the facts surrounding this incident. No further information will be released at this time regarding the investigation.
  • ·On 2/4/16 at 4:22 am, the victim was heading to his car to go to work in the 2000 block of Glenwood Dr when a tall thin male approached him and brandished a dark colored pistol demanding money. The victim ran from the suspect, who in turn fled northbound on Woodland Drive. The suspect was not located and there was no loss.
  • ·On 2/4/16 at 12:51 am, the victim was stopped on Deer Valley Road at Rocky Point Drive for the red light when an old red Honda pulled in front of her and stopped. The occupants got out and one was armed with a hammer. They forced the victim from her car and fled the area. The victim was not injured and had to walk home to call APD. The vehicle was not located.
  • ·On 2/3/16 at 10:19 pm, the victim arrived home and found her house burglarized. Some of the items taken were an IPad and laptop. She used the Apple Apps to track her items to the area of Lone Tree Way near Slatten Ranch. She continued to check the app and her items showed to be inside 5404 San Martin Way. Officers went to the residence to attempt contact. A BMW sped away as they approached and voices could be heard inside the residence. Initially, no one would come to the door, but through persistence, officers were able to get someone to open up. 27-year-old Hiram Lawrence, 24 year old Tomone Cross, and 51-year-old Bruce Mix were contacted. A probation search was conducted and the victim’s pillow case full of her property was found on the kitchen counter. Her laptop was found in the backyard. No one claimed to have any knowledge of how the property got into the house or where it came from. Mix provided a statement that he had given Lawrence and Cross a ride. He denied any knowledge of burglary. Lawrence and Cross have several contacts and arrests for burglary. They did fit the description of the possible responsibles, but there were no witnesses that could ID them as the responsibles. All parties were released pending further investigation at this time. A majority of the victim’s stolen property was recovered.
  • ·On 2/3/16 at 7:06 pm, officers working the proactive detail made a vehicle stop and contacted the driver 27 year old Jonathan Noyolasierra. Noyolasierra was found to be in possession of a methamphetamine pipe and loaded .357 speed loader. Further investigation led to the discovery of a loaded .357 magnum revolver in the roadway nearby that had been discarded by Noyolasierra just prior to the stop. He was also found to have a warrant for another previous gun arrest. He was transported to county jail.
  • ·On 2/3/16 at 5:00 pm, officers were working a proactive detail and contacted 25 year old Joseph Miller in the area of West 7th Street and H Street. He was found to be in possession of a loaded stolen revolver. Miller was taken into custody without incident. He was found to also have a no-cite felony warrant and was later booked into county jail.
  • ·On 2/3/16 at 4:43 pm, officers were dispatched to 901 J St on a report of a fight in the courtyard. Upon arrival, several males were seen running into apartment #8. Officers made contact with approximately 15 subjects in the courtyard. All subjects were detained. 24 year old Darrisha Armstead was arrested on an outstanding warrant for robbery. Officers then made contact at apartment #8. 25 year old Artis Crenshaw, 21 year old Michael Moore, and 31 year old Terrence Benjamin exited the apartment. Benjamin had an outstanding warrant for auto theft. The apartment was subsequently searched and two loaded handguns were located. All four subjects were booked into county jail.
  • ·On 2/3/16 at 10:23 am, 26 year old Ahmad Burks showed up to the probation office for an appointment. Officers met him in the lobby and he was arrested without incident. The Investigations bureau was notified regarding Burks’ arrest as he is a suspect in a recent shooting. He was transported to county jail.
  • ·On 2/2/16 at 10:40 pm, officers stopped a vehicle in the area of Gary Ave. and Biglow Dr. The front passenger fled from the vehicle and into the Bidwell school campus. Officers gave chase and lost the subject. Approximately one hour later, officers responded to the listed address on an unknown subject who had gained entry into an occupied house and was bleeding from his mouth and would not stop shaking. The residents did not know who the subject was. Officers arrived a short time later and determined the subject was the person who had earlier ran from the vehicle. The subject 37 year old Wendell Celestine was uncooperative and it was determined he had a no bail parole warrant. Celestine was suffering from hypothermia as he was hiding in a creek bed with only shorts on. Celestine was admitted into a local hospital.
  • ·On 2/2/16 at 9:12 pm, an officer was conducting follow up in the 4100 block of Mt. Isabell Rd. when he came across 20 year old Daddy Webb. A computer check revealed Webb had a warrant for his arrest. Webb was arrested and booked into county jail without incident.
  • ·On 2/2/16 at 6:19 pm, Antioch officers were aware of a burglary of an Oakley Sergeant’s house in Brentwood in which 25 year old Eric Meals was a suspect and a suspect vehicle plate was provided. An Antioch officer was on patrol when he saw the vehicle in the Rite Aid lot on 18th Street. The officer contacted and detained Meals, 35 year old Alfred Noblitt, and 28 year old Manuel Hook. Brentwood PD Detectives responded to take over the investigation and custody of the suspects. Several items stolen in the burglary were recovered from the vehicle.
  • ·On 2/2/16 at 8:02 am, 45 year old Samantha Seidell was contacted in the lobby of the Sutter Delta Hospital and was asked to leave by security as she had no reason to be there. Seidell became hostile with security and refused to leave. Seidell tried to walk into a bathroom but security blocked her path. Seidell removed a knife from her pocket and swung it at the security guard missing him but striking the wall. Seidell was detained by security and turned over to APD. She was sent to county jail.
  • ·On 2/1/16 at 10:47 pm, an officer contacted 28 year old Cameron Alexander to the rear of the Safeway store on Deer Valley Rd. A computer check revealed Alexander had a no bail warrant for his arrest. Alexander was arrested without incident and booked into county jail.
  • ·On 2/1/16 at 9:47 pm, an officer was on his way to a call when he noticed 42 year old Eric Jones pass by in the area of W 10th St and D St. His attention was drawn to Jones’ vehicle as he was driving on a bare rim. Upon making contact with Jones he exhibited signs of being under the influence. Jones was subsequently arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 2/1/16 at 4:30 pm, officers were in the area of 233 Rossi Ave when they saw 20 year old Brandon Elder. Officers were aware Elder had an outstanding felony warrant and took him into custody. He was sent to county jail.
  • ·On 2/1/16 at 4:12 pm, officers were dispatched to a local hospital regarding a victim who had been hit on the head with a bat during a burglary. The victim reported she was in her apartment at 1111 James Donlon Blvd and using the bathroom when her bathroom door was kicked by an unknown male suspect. The suspect attacked her with a baseball bat and fled the apartment. The victim’s purse was taken in the incident. Officers responded to the apartment and processed the scene.
  • ·On 2/1/16 at 8:40 am, an officer was on routine patrol when he observed 51 year old Robert Carli loitering in front of Umpqua Bank at 3700 Lone Tree Way. The officer contacted Carli who was found to have a felony warrant out of San Mateo County. Carli was placed under arrest and the officer located prescription pills in Carli’s possession. Carli was also arrested for unauthorized possession of a schedule IV narcotic prescription. Carli was sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/31/16 at 11:42 pm, officers responded to Lone Tree Liquors at 2748 Lone Tree Way on a silent register hold up alarm. Officers arrived and contacted the store clerk. The clerk stated two unknown males entered the store, one stayed at the front door as the look out as the other brandished a silver revolver at the clerk demanding money from the cash drawer. The suspects fled on foot after taking cash. Security cameras captured the incident and a copy of the footage was attached to the report. Officers are following up on leads.
  • ·On 1/31/16 at 9:05 pm, officers responded to the Valero gas station on Somersville Road on a report of an unwanted guest. Upon arrival, officers contacted 39 year old Steven Delgado. A computer check revealed Delgado had a no bail warrant for his arrest. Delgado was arrested and booked into county jail without incident.
  • ·On 1/31/16 at 4:40 pm, Wal-Mart security called to report 26 year old Justin Fulcher had stolen items and was resisting security when they tried to stop him. Upon arrival, security had Fulcher in the office and he was still trying to escape. Fulcher provided a false name but we learned his true identity after running his prints. Fulcher had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest and was also on felony probation. He was sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/31/16 at 1:39 am, officers were dispatched to the area of A Street and 10th Street on reports of a vehicle colliding with a signal light in the middle of the intersection and the driver trying to hide the car behind a nearby building. Officers located the responsible vehicle in the Dollar General parking lot and contacted the driver, 42 year old Belissa Estes. Estes was found to be under the influence of an illegal substance. During a search of the vehicle, officers located a small amount of marijuana and methamphetamine. Estes was arrested and consented to a blood draw. Estes was medically cleared at a local hospital and later booked in county jail. Public Works employees responded and repaired the downed traffic signal.
  • ·On 1/31/16 at 9:36 am, an officer was patrolling the area near the foot of G Street when he contacted 28 year old Jonathan Ocampo outside of a vehicle. Ocampo was on felony probation and found to be in possession of methamphetamine. The officer also located a glass pipe in the vehicle. Ocampo was arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/31/16 at 2:22 am, officers conducted a pedestrian stop on 35 year old Evila Briones. She identified herself with a California ID card belonging to someone else. The officers confirmed her identify was Evila Briones and she was arrested for felony identification theft and search incident to arrest turned up methamphetamine on her person. She is on three terms of probation and she was sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/30/16 at 7:11 am, an armed unknown male entered the Shell gas station at 2701 Hillcrest Ave wearing a hood, ski mask and gloves. An employee was stocking a refrigerator at the back of the store when the suspect approached him, pointed the gun at him and demanded the store’s cash. The victim went to the registers and gave the suspect two cash drawers from the registers. The suspect fled out of the store with the drawers northbound. Video was obtained from inside of the business. There were no outside cameras so it is unknown what kind of vehicle was associated with the suspect.
  • ·On 1/30/16 at 12:41 am, while providing extra patrol to the downtown corridor, an officer contacted 26 year old John Appling sitting inside of his vehicle. Appling was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was arrested for the warrant and transported to county jail.
  • ·On 1/29/16 at 8:05 pm, officers were dispatched to the area of Appleglen St. and Hidden Glen Dr on a suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers located the vehicle occupied. Officers could smell marijuana coming from the car. During a search, officers located several ounces of marijuana, packaging, scale and $955 in US currency from a backpack in the possession of 20 year old Tunde Falase. Asset forfeiture was authorized and the money was seized. Falase was transported to county jail for sales of marijuana.
  • ·On 1/29/16 at 5:06 pm, a Pleasant Hill marijuana dispensary driver came to Antioch with orders to deliver a 1/8 oz of marijuana and edibles to Magnolia Way. Upon his arrival, two unknown males approached the victim and brandished a firearm. The suspects ordered the victim to empty his pockets. The driver gave the suspects his wallet, car keys, cash and marijuana. The responsibles discarded the victim’s phone in the front yard prior to the victim fleeing on foot. Upon returning to the scene, it was discovered the victim’s car was stolen. The vehicle was registered to the victim’s employer, who stated approximately $8,000 worth of marijuana was inside the vehicle. While a police K-9 was searching the yard of 1733 Magnolia for the discarded property, a pit bull exited the garage next door and went after the police K9 and officer handler. Another officer deployed his ECW, which struck the pit bull. The dog owner came out of his residence and took custody of his dog. It was then determined the owner did not order marijuana. The investigation is ongoing.
  • ·On 1/29/16 at 10:18 am, 39 year old Julian Owens went into Boost Mobile at 1623 A St and stole a Samsung Galaxy phone and fled the store on foot. An officer located Owens in the area and he was identified as the responsible in this case. During a search of Owens’ person, 2.3 grams of methamphetamine and a glass pipe were found in his possession. Owens was arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/29/16 at 8:22 a.m., an officer was dispatched to the area of W 9th and L Streets for a hit and run collision and located the responsible vehicle on I and W 9th Streets. 58 year old David Voelker was found near the vehicle and admitted that his vehicle hit the victim vehicle. The victim did not want prosecution. Voelker consented to a search of his vehicle and 7.1 grams of methamphetamine was located in the vehicle. Voelker admitted to possessing the methamphetamine and was placed under arrest. He was later released pending lab results.
  • ·On 1/28/16 at 9:56 pm, an officer observed 24 year old Michael Johnson standing in front of 804 W 11th St and knew he had outstanding felony warrants. The officer attempted to contact Johnson who entered his home closing and locking the front doors. A perimeter was set up around the home and announcements for Johnson to exit the home were made. When Officers made contact with family exiting the front door to the home, Johnson fled out of the rear door of the home. He was arrested without incident. He was transported to county jail.
  • ·On 1/28/16 at 7:51 pm, officers were dispatched to a local hospital for a report of a subject with a gunshot wound to the leg. Upon arrival they discovered victim was actually shot twice, once in the stomach, once in the inner thigh and was pistol whipped. The victim explained that he was leaving an address on W 14th St and was approached by an unknown male who was holding a gun. The male pointed the gun at the victim and demanded his money. The victim pushed the gun down and in doing so, the male shot him in the leg. A struggle began between the two and the victim was shot once more in the stomach. After the shooting, the suspect ran off. Officers responded to the scene and located blood in the street consistent with the victim’s statements. The case is still under investigation.
  • ·On 1/28/15 at 9:53 am, officer Hiles saw 22 year old James McCullar riding a 50cc dirt bike on the street without a helmet on Wilbur Av near Cavallo Rd. They attempted a traffic stop on McCullar and he failed to yield and a short slow speed pursuit ensued. McCullar drove in the wrong lane of traffic twice in an attempt to flee then went down Fulton Shipyard Rd. He eventually drove up onto the railroad tracks and the pursuit was terminated. McCullar drove off the tracks and then attempted to drive onto E 6th St where he was stopped by a perimeter officer without incident. The owner of the motorcycle was contacted and stated the motorcycle was stolen 4 years ago and reported to Pleasant Hill PD. After further investigation the owner of the motorcycle remembered she sold one 50cc bike and had one 50cc bike stolen 4 years ago and she could not remember which bike was stolen. McCullar was booked into county jail.

 

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Antioch Police arrest second man in homicide following carjacking, last Friday

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

By Acting Sergeant McManus, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

In the continued investigation of the shooting death at Rite Aid (20 E. 18th Street) on Friday, February 5, 2016, APD Detectives identified 26-year-old Timothy Jones of Antioch as an involved party. Jones was contacted and brought in for questioning. Based on the investigation, Jones was taken into custody for PC 187(a), Homicide, PC 182(a), Conspiracy and PC 32, Accessory.

Leo Lopez remains in custody and this case will be presented to the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office for complaint on February 9, 2016.

3:41 p.m. 2/9/16 UPDATE: At this time the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office has chosen not to file any charges in this matter against Leo Lopez. The District Attorney’s Office will be filing charges against Timothy Jones. Jones currently remains in custody.

No further information will be released at this time, as this case is still under investigation.

Anybody having information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Det. Dee at (925) 779-6884. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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Antioch Police arrest second man in homicide following carjacking, last Friday

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

By Acting Sergeant McManus, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

In the continued investigation of the shooting death at Rite Aid (20 E. 18th Street) on Friday, February 5, 2016, APD Detectives identified 26-year-old Timothy Jones of Antioch as an involved party. Jones was contacted and brought in for questioning. Based on the investigation, Jones was taken into custody for PC 187(a), Homicide, PC 182(a), Conspiracy and PC 32, Accessory.

Leo Lopez remains in custody and this case will be presented to the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office for complaint on February 9, 2016.

3:41 p.m. 2/9/16 UPDATE: At this time the Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office has chosen not to file any charges in this matter against Leo Lopez. The District Attorney’s Office will be filing charges against Timothy Jones. Jones currently remains in custody.

No further information will be released at this time, as this case is still under investigation.

Anybody having information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Det. Dee at (925) 779-6884. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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Antioch man arrested for murder after shooting Pittsburg man who stole his van, Friday night

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

By Acting Lieutenant Tom Fuhrmann, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

On Friday, February 5, 2016 at approximately 8:31 p.m. Antioch Police Officers were dispatched to 20 E. 18th Street on the reports of shots fired in the Rite Aid parking lot . Upon arrival Officers located 37 year old Leo Lopez of Antioch. Lopez advised he was just the victim of a carjacking at gunpoint and his white van was gone. Almost simultaneously the Antioch Police Department began receiving calls of a white van that had crashed into a parked car and came to rest in the front yard of a residence on W. 17th Street, west of A Street. Officers responded to that scene as well. On 17th Street they found Lopez’s van had crashed and the driver, a 27 year old male out of Pittsburg, had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was deceased.

Upon further investigation it was learned that Lopez had parked in the Rite Aid lot and was sitting in his van while using his phone. While sitting in his van a subject unknown to him opened the door and got in and attempted to rob him at gunpoint. Lopez fled from the van and the unknown subject drove off in Lopez’s van. As the van was driving away, Lopez produced his own firearm and fired multiple shots into his own van.

Lopez was subsequently arrested and will be booked into the Contra Costa County Jail for murder.

This case is still under investigation. No further information will be released at this time. Anybody having information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Dee at (925) 779-6884. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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Man dies while in custody, following struggle with, arrest by Antioch Police, early Friday; DA to investigate

Friday, February 5th, 2016

By Acting Lieutenant Tom Fuhrmann, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at approximately 8:20 PM a 37-year-old male walked out of an area hospital against doctor’s orders after being admitted the day before. The hospital notified the Antioch Police Department. Officers responded and searched for the subject who was wanted on a parolee at large warrant and has a long history of violent crimes and drug offenses. The male was not located at that time.

On Friday, February 05, 2016 at approximately 3:12 AM an officer checking an occupied vehicle at the east end of E. 6th Street at McElheny Road found the parolee and a friend sleeping in the vehicle. While attempting to take the parolee into custody he fought violently with officers. Once the officers were able to restrain him, an ambulance was summoned to the scene to treat him for injuries sustained during the fight with officers. As the ambulance arrived the subject began having some sort of medical distress and life saving measures were taken. The 37-year-old male was transported to an area hospital and later pronounced deceased.

The friend in the vehicle did not get involved in the confrontation and is cooperating with the police. The involved officers sustained only minor injuries.

Because this is considered an in custody death, the county protocol was invoked. The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office, the Contra Costa County Crime Lab and the Antioch Police Department will be conducting an investigation into the facts surrounding this incident. No further information will be released at this time regarding the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Detective Vanderpool with the Antioch Police Department at (925) 779-6988. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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Antioch Police find man with gunshot wounds, Thursday afternoon

Friday, February 5th, 2016

By Acting Sergeant James Stenger, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

Officers were on a detail in the 600 block of West 19th Street when they heard gunshots in the 400 block of West 19th Street. A short time later a 37 year old male was found in the 1900 block of D Street with several gunshot wounds to his upper body. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment in stable but serious condition.

The incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non emergency line at (925) 778-2441. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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Antioch Police Chief invites kids to Legos with law enforcement, Feb. 20

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Lego-officerLEGO logoJoin Police Chief Allan Cantando and members of the Antioch Police Department as they team up to build amazing Lego creations with kids in our community. This event is sponsored by the Antioch Police Activities League (PAL).

Who: Antioch residents ages 5 to 10 with a parent or guardian

When: Saturday February 20, 2016

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Where: Antioch Police Department’s Community Room

Refreshments will be provided

Space is limited. The first 25 kids will be confirmed. RSVP at (925) 779-6875.

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Antioch Police deal with possible homicide, stolen cars and firefighter’s uniform, assault and robbery with knives, shots fired, Jan. 21-28, 2016

Monday, February 1st, 2016

As published in Acting City Manager/Public Works Director/City Engineer Ron Bernal’s Weekly Report dated January 29, 2016 and provided by Chief of Police Allan Cantando. More serious or interesting crimes highlighted in bold.

Calls for Service & Arrest Data Summary:

Time Period: 01/21/16 00:00:00 – 01/27/16 23:59:59

Number of Calls for Service: 1,628

Number of Case Reports: 262

Number of Arrests: 86

Felony: 38

Misdemeanor: 47

Infraction: 1

Arrests with DUI charge: 2

The data is based upon unaudited CAD/RMS data at time of report generation.

  • ·On 1/28/16 at 2:27 am, an officer was patrolling on El Rey St when he observed a suspicious occupied Toyota vehicle parked along the curb line. He checked the license plate and the vehicle returned stolen in the system. The officer held the driver, 35 year old Joseph Ford at gunpoint until cover officers arrived. Once cover Officers arrived, a high risk stop was conducted and Ford was arrested without incident. Ford was booked on charges of possession of stolen property, auto theft, and probation violation.
  • ·On 1/28/16 at 1:15 am, officers were dispatched to Goodwill located at 2701 W 10th St. for a report of a video activation alarm in the secured lot of the business. Officers arrived and set a perimeter contacting a male who was in a vehicle in the parking lot of the location. The male advised he was there with 28 year old Ashley Hammond but did not know where she was. Hammond exited the secured lot on her own and was detained. A Goodwill employee arrived on scene and signed a citizen’s arrest for Hammond for trespassing. She was arrested and released on a signed promise to appear.
  • ·On 1/28/16 at 1:11 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Periwinkle Way after a resident called 911 and stated she had just arrived home and found another resident of the house dead inside. Officers responded and located the victim, a 33 year old male, inside the residence and dead from a gunshot wound. Antioch Police Detectives were called to the scene and are actively working the investigation as a homicide. This was Antioch’s first homicide for 2016. No further information will be released at this time as we are in the early stages of the investigation.
  • ·On 1/27/16 at 9:40 pm, officers were dispatched to the 500 block of W 20th St on a report that 19 year old Shawn Brooks broke into the residence and attempted to assault the victim who knew Brooks. Brooks was armed with a knife. It was also known that Brooks had probable cause to arrest for vandalism regarding a previous APD case. Upon arrival officers learned Brooks fled the residence after breaking a window, cutting himself, and attempting to stab the victims in the home. Officers set up a perimeter and while preparing to use the K-9 for a track, Brooks was located and arrested without incident. Brooks had suffered a cut to his arm when he broke the window. He was transported to a local hospital and medically cleared for incarceration. He was booked for today’s incident as well as the vandalism into county jail.
  • ·On 1/27/16 at 8:00 pm, officers were dispatched to the area of Lone Tree Way and Davison Drive for a report of a male creating a disturbance on a Tri-Delta bus. Officers located the bus and made contact with the bus driver. The bus driver advised the responsible left on foot. Officers located 25 year old Ronnel Jones down the street who matched the description of the responsible. Jones was found to have an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was booked at APD and later sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/27/16 at 8:38 pm, officers were dispatched to the Shell gas station at 2701 Hillcrest Ave. on a report of an armed robbery. The victim told officers an unknown male adult stuck a knife to her back and demanded money. The victim didn’t have any money on her so the suspect punched the victim in the face and ran to an unknown make or model gold vehicle, which fled the scene. The suspect was not located.
  • ·At 1:11 hours today officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Periwinkle Way after a resident called 911 and stated she had just arrived home and found another resident of the house dead inside. Officers responded and located the victim, a 33 year old male, inside the residence and dead from a gunshot wound. Antioch Police Detectives were called to the scene and are actively working the investigation as a homicide. This was Antioch’s first homicide for 2016. No further information will be released at this time as we are in the early stages of the investigation.
  • ·On 1/27/16 at 3:26 pm, an officer conducted a suspicious vehicle check at the Palms Lot located at 638 W 2nd St and contacted 30 year old Ashley Roja who was found to have no cite warrant for drug charges. Roja was taken into custody and transported to county jail.
  • ·On 1/26/16 at 11:14 pm, an officer conducted an enforcement stop for vehicle code violations near 2024 A St. 24 year old Dustin Grimes was the driver of the vehicle and is on probation. Officers searched Grimes and located marijuana in his possession. Grimes was arrested without incident and released with a citation from the scene.
  • ·On 1/26/16 at 4:07 pm, an officer noticed a Honda Odyssey with no license plates parked in front of 23 Rossi Ave. The vehicle was occupied by 24 year old Marcus Griffin, who tried to quickly exit the vehicle upon seeing the officer. Griffin was detained without incident and the vehicle was determined to be stolen out of Orinda. The vehicle contained a large amount of stolen property, including a full firefighter’s uniform from the Berkeley Fire Dept. The officer was able to track down victims and confirm that the car contained stolen property from at least three different burglaries that occurred in Berkeley, Orinda, and Moraga. Griffin was booked at county for auto theft and possession of stolen property.
  • ·On 1/26/16 at 9:49 am, an officer was on routine patrol when he observed 41 year old Antwane Foster talking to another person while seated on a motorcycle that was stopped in the middle of the street near 2200 Manzanita Way. Upon contact with Foster, the officer learned the motorcycle was reported stolen out of San Francisco. Foster claimed to have gotten the bike from an unknown friend. He was arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/26/16 at 2:43 am, officers responded to a report of shots being fired in the street at Sycamore Drive and Manzanita Way. Officers found (11) 9mm expended shell casings in the street in front of 1400 Sycamore Dr and (7) .45 caliber expended shell casings on Manzanita Way just south of Sycamore Dr. One round went through the front door of the residence located at 1400 Sycamore Dr #3. No injured victims were located. One witness stated that they heard males arguing in the street and demanding “their money” prior to the shooting.
  • ·On 1/24/16 at 11:43 pm, during a pedestrian stop an officer found six $100 American Express travelers checks in the possession of 34 year old Carlos Morales. Morales claimed he found the checks. The officer could not confirm that the checks were stolen as the American Express office was closed. Morales was arrested without incident and released pending further investigation and contact with American Express.
  • ·On 1/24/16 at 9:31 pm, 19 year old Isaiah Ladd was at Delta Bowl located at 3300 Delta Fair Blvd acting belligerent and arguing with customers. Ladd was intoxicated and asked to leave. Officers found Ladd, who would not cooperate with officers and arrested without incident and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/24/16 at 8:47 pm, officers saw a vehicle with no front plate they thought may have been involved in a shooting on W. 8th Street. Upon making a stop they contacted 24 year old Jacob Strock who had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. He was taken into custody and sent to county jail. The occupants and the vehicle turned out to be not involved in the shooting.
  • ·On 1/24/16 at 4:37 pm, an officer saw 29 year old George Richardson riding a motorcycle without a helmet. Richardson saw the officer approaching him to make a stop at which time he made several turns in an attempt to evade the officer. The officer caught up to Richardson and got him pulled over. Richardson was driving on a suspended license and wouldn’t provide an answer as to why he tried to evade police. Richardson was arrested and cite released.
  • ·On 1/24/16 at 4:02 pm, an officer was conducting extra patrol of the downtown waterfront area when he located a silver SUV parked in the Palms Lot with several males standing around it. The officer ran the rear plate and found it to be a reported stolen vehicle out of Las Vegas NV. As the officer tried to get into position behind the vehicle to initiate a high risk stop, the vehicle abruptly took off out of the parking lot. A pursuit was initiated on G St near W 5th St. The subject ultimately made it to south bound A St where the pursuit was terminated due to speeds.
  • ·On 1/24/16 at 12:50 pm, an officer conducted a traffic stop on 24 year old Austin Hagmann who was found to be on probation with a search clause for drug violations. A probation search was conducted and Hagmann was found to be in possession of heroin, methamphetamine and Zanax pills. He was arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/23/16 at 11:21 pm, 29 year old Bryan Wilson is transient and broke into the residence at 2705 Garrow Dr to get out of the rain. The victim came home to find Wilson asleep in a bed in a bedroom of the residence. Wilson was still asleep when officers arrived and he was taken into custody without incident. Wilson was cite-released from APD.
  • ·On 1/23/16 at 11:04 pm, an officer was on an unrelated call on Lemontree Way. when he observed 22 year old Jesse Rivers crash his bicycle in the middle of the road. The officer contacted Rivers and determined he had a warrant for his arrest. Rivers was arrested without incident and booked at county jail.
  • ·On 1/23/16 at 10:37 pm, an officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle driven by 38 year old Rolando Osoy at 2701 Hillcrest Av (7-11). Osoy showed objective symptoms of intoxication and failed the subsequent field sobriety tests. Osoy consented to a blood draw and was later booked at county jail.
  • ·On 1/23/16 at 7:38 pm, an unknown male adult entered Chevron located at 2413 A St and brandished a black handgun while demanding cash. As the clerk was opening the register, the responsible grabbed the entire cash tray and then fled on foot. The responsible ran to an older model silver station wagon and fled north bound on A St. The responsible was not located.
  • ·On 1/23/16 at 5:16 am, an officer observed an older Saturn run the stop sign at Marie Ave and East 13th St. As he made a U-turn to attempt a traffic stop, the driver of the Saturn, later identified as 51 year old Dwayne Ray, had already accelerated northbound on Marie Ave and turned onto an unknown side street. The officer began conducting an area check for the vehicle and a cat/mouse game began on the side streets. Eventually the vehicle was located heading eastbound on Wilbur Ave. Just as an enforcement stop was attempted, Ray sped off and turned onto Minaker Ave. A short pursuit occurred and ended when Ray pulled to the right on South Lake Dr and put his hands up. He was taken into custody without incident and found to be under the influence of methamphetamine. His passenger was released at the scene when it was learned she was an unwilling passenger during the pursuit. Ray stated he took off because he thought he had a warrant. Ray was found to be on multiple counts of felony probation and booked into county jail.
  • ·On 1/22/16 at 11:30 pm, officers responded to the report of a fight in the east parking lot of the Delta Pines apartments at 2301 Sycamore Dr. While en route, calls of shots fired came in. Upon arrival, no one was around, but a broken gold necklace and two spent casings were on the ground in the area of the fight. No one was located and area residents only reported hearing an argument and then the gunshots. Area hospitals were notified and nothing appears to have been struck by the rounds.
  • ·On 1/22/16 at 4:03 pm, an officer viewed 21 year old Edgar Ibarra driving on Sycamore and knew him to be a gang member who had a felony warrant for his arrest. Ibarra did not yield to the car stop and led officers on a low-speed pursuit. Ibarra drove into a dead end street and ran from the vehicle. His passenger also fled. Ibarra fled down an embankment only to land in a large, muddy puddle. The officer gave chase and detained Ibarra. The passenger fled through yards and was also caught and detained. Ibarra was transported to the county jail and the passenger was cite-released at the scene.
  • ·On 1/22/16 at 1:16 pm, an officer recovered a stolen vehicle in the area of the 2300 block of Beasley Ave. During his area check he contacted 45 year old William Leggat in his open garage. While talking with Leggat, the officer located a hole in the garage wall and upon further inspection saw that it contained a Tech-9 fire arm. Leggat was on probation and the firearm was collected. Leggat was transported to the county jail.
  • ·On 1/22/16 at 3:07 am, officers responded to Goodwill located at 2701 W. 10th St. after the alarm company called reporting seeing a subject walking in the back fenced area. Originally, they stated a manager was responding with a 20 minute response time. David Bledsoe age 44 was found hiding under a trailer inside the yard. Several attempts were made to confirm the manager was actually responding, but they were now unable to reach him. There was no noticeable loss from Goodwill. Bledsoe was clear of warrants and released from the scene pending further investigation.
  • ·On 1/22/16 at 3:30 am, an officer located a Mitsubishi that had been reported stolen earlier in the shift parked on West 12th Street. As he approached the car, an adult male passenger exited the car and fled on foot. The driver, 23 year old Malia Hoopai, was detained without incident. An area check and K-9 track was done in an attempt to locate the passenger with negative results. The vehicle’s owner responded and took possession of her vehicle. Hoopai was booked into county jail.

 

Car chase ends in crash, on-foot pursuit and arrest of driver. photo by Allen Payton

Car chase ends in crash, on-foot pursuit and arrest of driver. photo by Allen Payton

  • ·On 1/21/16 at 3:28 pm, East County officers were working the theft suppression team in the City of Pittsburg. Contra Costa Sheriff’s deputies pursued a Chrysler 200 driven by 32 year old Jesse Long that had stolen plates attached to the vehicle. During the pursuit, Long collided into another vehicle at the intersection of A St and E 18th St. Long fled from the collision on foot and was taken into custody by CCCSO. Antioch officers working the detail responded and took the accident investigation.
  • ·On 1/21/16 at 9:56 pm, officers were dispatched to an apartment at 3421 Hudson Ct. on a report of a welfare check. Upon arrival, officers located Michael Woodruff age 32 in the residence. Woodruff had a parolee-at-large warrant for his arrest. Officers took Woodruff into custody without incident and booked him into county jail.

 

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