Five Arrested in Burglary

On May 17 just after 10:30 a.m., Antioch police officers responded to a report of suspicious people in the area of Arbol Court in Antioch. As officers arrived on scene, the suspects were seen fleeing in a vehicle down Silverado Drive.

The vehicle was found a short time later abandoned on Grimsby Drive. As officers were searching the neighborhood for the suspicious subjects, it was discovered that the residence at 2436 Silverado Drive had been burglarized. The vehicle that fled the area with the suspects had property from that burglary inside.

An extensive area check was done, and one of the suspects, Rodney Lewis, 25, of Richmond, was found hiding in the backyard of a home in that area and taken into custody by patrol officers. Eric Wilson, 21, of Richmond, was later found trying to leave the area in a vehicle and was stopped by detectives who were also in the area.

Darryl Lewis, 23, of Richmond, was found trying to leave the neighborhood in a vehicle along with Wanisha Hall, 20, and Tashanique Brown, 21, both of Richmond. Those three were also stopped and detained by detectives in the area.

Rodney and Darryl Lewis and Eric Wilson were all positively identified by witnesses as suspects in the burglary, according to police. They were arrested and sent to County Jail on charges of Residential Burglary. Hall and Brown were found to be aiding in the escape of these suspects and were arrested as accessories and sent to County Jail.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Antioch Police Department at (925)778-2441.

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