Antioch Man Arrested Following Stolen Car Chase, Tuesday Morning

By Sergeant Dimitri Barakos #2176, Antioch Police Community Policing Bureau

On Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at approximately 4:46 AM, an Antioch Police Officer saw a subject driving a stolen car in the area of Marie Avenue and Crest Street. Officers attempted an enforcement stop on the car and the driver. The driver failed to comply and he led the officers on a vehicle pursuit onto east bound Highway 4. The car had some type of mechanical malfunction and stopped on Highway 160 between Hillcrest Avenue and Main Street in Oakley. The driver, later identified as Marglin, fled on foot.

An Antioch Police K-9 tracked Marglin to a residence in the 2200 block of Philips Lane. Marglin had hidden underneath a pool house where the K-9 engaged him. Marglin fought with the K-9 and ended up stuck underneath the house. Officer tried to coax Marglin out, which met with negative results.

Officers contacted ConFire and they responded to assist. ConFire personnel dug a trench under the house to Marglin. Utilizing a rope the officers were able to pull Marglin out from under the house. Marglin was taken into custody without further incident. Marglin was treated at a local hospital for injuries sustained during the apprehension. After he was medically cleared for incarceration he was transported to the Martinez Detention Facility.

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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