Drug arrests

Possession of Cocaine for Sale

Quincy Ford, 33, of Pittsburg;  Timothy Davis, 39, of Martinez; and Johnny Denton, 25, of Pittsburg were arrested on Nov. 9 on suspicion of dealing rock cocaine.  The Antioch Police Department Narcotics Unit has been conducting investigations into several local rock cocaine dealers, according to a police press release.

On Nov. 8 at around 10:30 a.m., detectives attempted to pull over a vehicle being driven by Ford, who had an outstanding felony warrant for narcotic violations, according to police. He failed to stop and led officers on a pursuit through Antioch. Ford was arrested minutes later in Pittsburg after he attempted to flee on foot. He was found in possession of rock cocaine. A firearm belonging to Ford was located at one of his residences during a subsequent service of a search warrant, the police said.

In connection to the arrest of Ford, detectives drove to an Antioch hotel on West 10th Street at approx 11:45 a.m. and arrested two additional cocaine dealers as they prepared to leave in their vehicle. Several ounces of cocaine, marijuana and ecstasy were located in their possession, according to the police statement. They were identified as Davis and Denton. All three were sent to the Martinez Detention Facility and charged with varying drug violations. Ford will also be charged as a felon in possession of a firearm.

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