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Antioch man shot during attempted robbery, Saturday night

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

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

On Saturday, June 28, 2014, at approximately 10:42 PM, Antioch Police officers were dispatched to the 2300 block of Peppertree Way for a shooting victim. The victim, a 29-year-old Antioch man, who was suffering from multiple, non-life threatening gunshot wounds, was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

According to the victim, he was walking in the 1400 block of Sycamore Drive when an unknown male tried to rob him at gunpoint. When he resisted, the subject shot him.

The responsible is unknown and the victim’s name is not being released at this time.

If you have any nformation you can call 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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Seven people shot in Antioch, Saturday night

Sunday, June 29th, 2014

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

On Saturday, June 28, 2014, at approximately 11:50 PM, Antioch Police officers responded to a call of a shooting in the 5500 block of Cedar Point Way. Upon arrival, officers located five victims at that location suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment and their injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

While officers were on scene at this incident, two additional victims, also suffering from apparent non-life threatening gunshot wounds, arrived at local hospitals for treatment. It was determined these two subjects were also victims of this incident, but left prior to officers’ arrival.

The responsible has not been identified and the names of those involved are not being released at this time.

If you have any information please call 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 multiple times, killed in Antioch, Friday night

Saturday, June 28th, 2014

By Acting Captain Robin Kelley, Antioch Police Investigations Bureau

On Friday, June 27, 2014 at 9:30 PM, the Antioch Police Department responded to a report of shots fired and a victim down on the ground in front of 2300 Sycamore Drive. When officers arrived they found a male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. No suspect information is available at this time. This information is preliminary as the investigation is ongoing.

Antioch Police Investigators are currently following up on leads. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective James Stenger at (925) 779-6894. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

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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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