Highlights of the 1,775 Antioch Police calls for service June 11 – 18, 2015

Following is from Antioch City Manager Steve Duran’s Weekly Report dated June 19, 2015:

Call Summary

Time Period: 06/11/15 00:00:00 – 06/18/15 23:59:59

Number of Calls for Service: 1,775

Number of Case Reports: 238

Number of Arrests: 79

Felony: 28

Misdemeanor: 51

Arrests with DUI charge: 6

The data is based upon unaudited CAD/RMS data at time of report generation.


Identity Theft Arrest -On 6/11/2015 at 9:45 am, officers responded to 1870 A Street (Contra Costa County Credit Union). Employees called dispatch regarding a subject who was known to them as being investigated by Concord PD for identity theft. They reported the suspect was in the credit union attempting to withdraw money from one of the fraudulent accounts. The suspect was contacted and detained by officers but not arrested at that time. A 36 year old Kim Watson was with the suspect and found in possession of stolen mail and other stolen property. Watson also attempted to dump a small amount of methamphetamine when officers approached him. Watson was determined to be on PRCS and taken into custody without incident. He was booked at Antioch PD and later transported to the county jail.

Suspicious person in neighborhood, arrested for meth possession -On 6/12/2015 at 3:02 am, residents on Shelbourne Way called to report seeing a suspicious person riding a bicycle up and down the street and looking into front yards with a flashlight. Officers arrived and located 50 year old Christian Dominguez on his bicycle. Dominguez tried to ride past the officers and said that he was not going to listen to them. Dominguez was pulled off his bicycle and onto the ground where he was detained without further incident. Dominguez was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. He was arrested and cite released from the station for the above charges.

DUI arrest following car accident -On 6/12/2015 at 10:46 pm, officers responded to the 2100 block of Viera Ave. for a traffic accident. Officers determined 32 year old Kevin Kerns was driving northbound on Viera Ave and collided with a parked car. Officers determined Kern and driving under the influence of alcohol. Kern was arrested and transported to the police department and found to have a .25 BAC. he was later issued a citation and released with a court date.

DUI arrest, driver speeding, crash -On 6/13/2015 at 11:42 pm, officers responded to W.18th and “G” streets regarding a traffic accident. Navarro was driving at a high rate of speed southbound on G St. approaching W. 18th St. when he lost control and collided into the iron fencing at the Antioch High School. Rafael Navarro, 42 years old, was contacted and determined to be the driver and operating a vehicle while being under the influence of alcohol. A section of the fence approximately 10 feet long was damaged. Navarro was not injured. He was arrested and later booked at the county jail.

Traffic stop for vehicle code violations leads to heroin possession arrest -On 6/14/2015 at 2:58 pm, Officer Adams conducted a traffic stop on vehicle at “K” and W.5th Streets. The driver, 36 year old Ellis Williams, was contacted regarding vehicle code violations. During the contact, officers searched the vehicle and located suspected heroin in the car. Ellis was cited and released from the scene for possession of narcotics.

Driver, passenger arrested for stolen car – On 6/1/4/2015 at 4:58 pm, officers were patrolling near W. Madill & “G” Streets when they saw a Nissan Sentra driving in the area. They drove towards the vehicle and it fled and pulled into the driveway of 108 John Gildi Ave. The occupants exited the vehicle and fled on foot. The license plate was run and the vehicle returned as reported stolen. The officers were able to identify the occupants of the Sentra as 24 year old Raymond Cardoza & 23 year old Steven Cardoza. Both Cardozas were located after a short foot pursuit. A third occupant, a female, was not located. Both Cardozas were booked at the county jail.

DUI arrest – On 6/14/2015 at 10:05 pm, an officer was proceeding through the intersection of A St. and E. 18th St. on a green signal light when a vehicle travelling south on A St. failed to stop at the red signal light at the intersection and nearly collided into the officers vehicle. The officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop and contacted the driver 34 year old John Walsh. Walsh denied drinking alcohol despite the objective signs noticed by the officer. Walsh was arrested and later provided a breath sample which indicated his BAC was .12%. Walsh was booked into the county jail.

Arrest for outstanding warrants including grand theft – On 6/14/15 at 11:45 pm, Officer Kint contacted 44 year old Denise Amador at the intersection of W. 20th and “C” Streets. A computer check revealed she had three no bail warrants for her arrest charging vehicle theft, drunk driving, and grand theft. Amador was arrested without incident and was later booked into the county jail.

Felony arrest for outstanding warrant for arson – On 6/15/2015 at 2:59 pm, officers went to 508 W.5th St. to serve an outstanding felony arrest warrant for arson on 24 year old Paul Roa. The bail on the warrant was $50,000.00. Roa was located inside the residence and taken into custody without incident. He was later booked at the county jail.

Arrest on outstanding warrant for robbery – On 6/15/2015 at 4:11 pm, officers were at the Bonfare Market at 907 W.10th St. investigating the report of a man with a gun call in the area. While doing so, officers contacted 23 year old Adolfo Bobino who is an Oakland resident. A records check revealed Bobino had an outstanding arrest warrant for robbery issued out of Alameda County. Bobino was taken into custody and later booked at the county jail.

Arrest for outstanding warrants including vandalism – On 6/15/2015 at 11:17 pm, an officer was patrolling in the 3400 block of Longview Rd. He contacted 30 year old Christopher Smith walking in the area. A records check revealed Smith had 3 outstanding arrest warrants charging possession of a controlled substance, vandalism and driving on a suspended drivers license. Smith was taken into custody without incident and booked at the county jail.

DUI arrest – On 6/15/2015 at 10:36 pm, an officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop on Prewett Ranch Dr. at Mojave Way. The officer identified the driver as 20 year old Rhyan Gobbell. A computer check revealed Gobbell had an outstanding arrest warrant for DUI. Gobbell was arrested and later booked at the county jail.

Arrests of one for gun possession, one for parole violation following foot chase – On 6/16/2015 at 5:46 p.m., officers were working a proactive detail and paired up in a single patrol vehicle. They initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for vehicle code violations. The vehicle yielded in the parking lot of Joann Fabrics in Pittsburg. The rear passenger fled and one of the officers gave chase through the Big 5 and In-n-Out parking lots. The passenger was caught in the parking lot of the Burger King with the assistance of a citizen who tackled the him. The fleeing passenger was identified as 20 year old Luis Becerra and he was found to be in possession of a loaded 9mm pistol. The other occupants of the vehicle, 22 year old Rafael Madrid and 19 year old Anthony Dominguez, were detained by the other officer at the vehicle. Madrid was arrested for parole violation. Bacerra was arrested for the gun and they were both booked at the county jail. Dominguez was arrested and later released pending further investigation.

Arrest following gun shots by convicted felon– On 6/17/2015 at 11:03 pm, officers responded to a report of gunfire in the 400 block of “M” St. When residents in the area investigated the shots, they observed 37 year old Shawn McCowan walking away from the area where the shots were fired. The residents went to McCowan’s apartment to speak to him about the gunfire. When they did so, McCowan brandished a gun at them and threatened to kill them if they didn’t leave him alone. Officers determined McCowan was a convicted felon who had recently discharged parole. A perimeter was established around McCowan’s home. Officers called for the McCowan and his wife to exit the residence. They did so and were and were detained without incident. The gun, a sawed off shotgun, was located in the master bedroom hidden under the bed. McCowan was arrested and booked at the county jail.

Teenage boy arrested for throwing pine cone at teenage girl driving car – On 6/17/2015 at 7:36 pm, officers responded to Valley Way and Country Hills Dr. regarding a 17 year old girl who was driving westbound on Country Hills Dr. with the driver’s side window down. As she was driving, she was struck by a pine cone which had been thrown at the vehicle by a 16 year old male. The pine cone hit her in the left eye causing serious injury. She was able to pull to the side of the roadway and call 911. The 16 year old male remained on scene and identified himself to the occupants of the car before leaving. An ambulance was summoned and took the girl to the hospital. The 16 year old male was contacted at his residence and confessed to the assault. He was arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall.

DUI arrest following rollover collision– On 6/17/2015 at 10:47 pm, officers responded to Hillcrest Ave. at Via Dora Dr. regarding a rollover collision. When the officers arrived, they found 20 year old Isaiah Onitveros at the scene. He appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. Witnesses reported Onitveros was driving at a high rate of speed and weaving in and out of traffic just prior to the collision. Witnesses also stated he attempted to pass several vehicles on the right shoulder and collided with the curb causing his car to roll into a chain link fence. He was taken to the hospital for evaluation and provided a blood sample. He admitted to drinking “hard alcohol” and driving recklessly. He was arrested and later released pending lab results.

2 Comments to “Highlights of the 1,775 Antioch Police calls for service June 11 – 18, 2015”

  1. Karl dietzel says:

    Is there a follow up in regards to the party bus from
    San Francisco , people vandalizing Safeway, 5 guns
    Recovered , an actual video on you tube .
    How many people got charged?
    How many arrested ?

  2. Julio says:

    Oh Mr. Dietzel, all your questions mean nothing because no one is listening. They don’t give a darn about the citizens being informed. It is more important to keep us in the dark. There is no such thing as transparency in this city.

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