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Man found stabbed in front of Antioch convenient store, Thursday morning

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

By Acting Sergeant Wisecarver, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 12:13 AM, Antioch Police Dispatch received 911 calls from citizens reporting a man bleeding from an apparent stab would. The man was found to be in front of the convenient store at 2301 Buchanan Road and with a single puncture wound. He was treated by Contra Costa Fire personnel and AMR Paramedics on scene and transported to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek where he underwent surgery for his injury. The man’s injury was non-life threatening.

This incident is still under investigation as an assault with a deadly weapon. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to contact the Antioch Police Dept. at (925)778-2441

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Oakland man drowns in Antioch Sunday

Monday, June 16th, 2014

By Sergeant Santiago Castillo, Antioch Police Field Services Bureau

On Sunday, June 15, 2014 at approximately 10:14AM, the Antioch Police Department received a 911 call regarding a possible drowning victim near the Antioch Marina. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a group of men from Oakland were fishing along the waterfront for Father’s Day.

One of the members of the group entered the water in order to untangle his fishing line and slipped on a rock. During the fall, the male is believed to have struck his head on a rock and subsequently drowned before other members of the group could pull him out of the water. The victim in this case is a 52-year-old male from Oakland. According to other news reports, he has since been identified as Carlos Arriola.

This incident appears to be a tragic accident.

No further information is being released at this time.

Allen Payton contributed to this report.

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Antioch police shoot armed man, Monday

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

By Capt. Leonard Orman, Support Services, Antioch Police Department

On Monday, June 9, 2014 at approximately 4:16 pm, officers of the Antioch Police Department made contact with a group of subjects in the 1600 block of Sycamore Drive in Antioch. One of the subjects was armed with a handgun and fled from police. While attempting to detain the suspect, one of the officers shot the suspect. The suspect was transported to the hospital with what appears to be a non-life threatening wound. The officer involved is a veteran officer of the Antioch Police Department and was not injured. No further details are being released at this time.

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Antioch and Pittsburg police with FBI arrest 15 on various charges, Thursday

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

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.

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Two men shot in Antioch, Wednesday morning

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

By Sergeant Dimitri Barakos, Patrol Supervisor, Antioch Police Community Policing Bureau

On Wednesday, June 4th at approximately 3:04 AM, the Antioch Police Department received reports of a shooting that had occurred in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 3400 block of Hudson Court. Upon officers arriving they located two victims, a 46-year-old male Antioch resident and a 23-year-old male Pittsburg resident, both of which had sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds. One subject sustained a wound to the face and the other sustained wounds to his legs. Officers and medical personnel rendered medical aid to the victims. One victim refused further medical attention and the other was transported to a local hospital. The responsible was not located. The names of the involved subjects are not being released at this time as the investigation is ongoing.

Any further information will be provided by the Investigations Bureau at 925.779.6926. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

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Antioch man shot, Tuesday afternoon

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

By Sergeant Michael Hulsey #2356, Antioch Police Community Policing Bureau

On Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at approximately 3:46 PM, Antioch Police Officers responded to a call of a shooting in the area of Alpha Way at E. 18th Street. Upon arrival Officers located an individual that was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the lower back. Officers and EMS personnel provided medical aid to the victim, a 22-year-old Antioch man, who was subsequently taken to a local area hospital and is currently listed in critical condition.

Additional Officers conducted an area check for a possible responsible.

During the area check an adult male armed with a hand gun and believed to be involved in the shooting was located and arrested.

The names of those involved are not being released at this time as this case still under investigation.

Any further information will be provided by the Investigations Bureau at 925.779.6926. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

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Man shot in downtown Antioch, Thursday night

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

By Lieutenant Don La Due, Antioch Police Field Services Division

On Thursday, May 29, 2014 the Antioch Police Department responded to a shooting call in the area of West 2nd Street and G Street. When officers arrived they found a 23-year-old male who had sustained gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local area hospital and is considered to be in stable condition. Information is limited at this time and officers are still at the scene collecting evidence. A gray or silver Honda or Nissan type vehicle seen leaving the area that contained two to four males. It’s not known at this time what that vehicle’s involvement was. The victim’s name or a possible motive is not being released at this time as the investigation is on-going.

Tips may be provided to the Investigations Bureau at (925) 779-6939. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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Antioch man shot during carjacking Sunday night

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

By Sergeant Mike Hulsey #2356, Antioch Police Community Policing Bureau

On Sunday, May 25, 2014, at 8:28 PM, Antioch Police Officers responded to the Duch Pride Gas and Food Mart at 507 E. 18th Street, for a subject reported to have been shot and his vehicle taken. Officers contacted the victim, a 23-year-old Antioch man, at the above location and he appeared to have a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The victim would only state that an unknown male shot him and took his vehicle. The victim was taken to John Muir Medical Center for treatment.

There are no suspects at this time and the case is still being investigated.

You may contact the Investigations Bureau at 925.779.6926 with any tips. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

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