Arrest in Sycamore Murder

Alvin Harvey

On Jan. 12 Antioch police arrested  Alvin Harvey, 22, of Pittsburg, for the murder of  Jason Reddic, 28, on December 29 at 1504 Sycamore Drive in Antioch.

Antioch officers spotted Harvey, who was wanted on a parole violation, riding as a passenger in a vehicle in Brentwood. The car was being driven by Harvey’s girlfriend, Jeffintae Westbrook, 22, of Concord, according to police.  The vehicle pursuit went from Brentwood to Pittsburg, where Harvey fled the car on foot.

Harvey was apprehended by assisting Pittsburg PD officers.  Westbrook was also arrested. Harvey was found to be in possession of cocaine. He was arrested and booked at Martinez Detention Facility for the parole violation and cocaine possession.

Harvey has since been questioned by homicide detectives about the murder of Jason Reddic. On Jan. 18 Harvey was subsequently booked for this murder.

The orginal report:

On December 29th 2010 at approximately 2004 hrs, Antioch Police responded to a report of a man shot at the aforementioned location. Upon their arrivals, police found a 28 year old man in front of the four-plex with at least one gunshot wound. At that time, the man was responsive but severely injured. Life –saving measures were taken and he was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police are currently interviewing several potential witnesses. At this time no arrests have been made and no suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation should contact Det. James Stenger at (925)779-6894.

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