Serious crimes in Antioch Police calls for service highlights, Jan. 14-20, 2016

As published in City Manager Steve Duran’s Weekly Report dated January 23, 2016 and provided by Chief of Police Allan Cantando. More serious or interesting crimes highlighted in bold.

Calls for Service & Arrest Summary:

Time Period: 01/14/16 00:00:00–01/20/16 23:59:59

Number of Calls for Service: 1,635

Number of Case Reports: 265

Number of Arrests: 90

Felony: 33

Misdemeanor: 55

Infraction: 2

Arrests with DUI charge: 3

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

  • ·On 1/20/16 at 7:28 pm, the victim arrived home and found her apartment on Lawton Street burglarized. She spoke with neighbors and based on their statements and seeing a transient around the complex, she provided a description of a possible suspect. An officer completed an area check and located 25 year old Nathan Watson, who matched the description, to the rear of the closed “Dutch Pride” on West Madill / A St. During the contact, the victim’s stolen property was found in Watson’s possession. The rest of her property was located near a dumpster next to Watson. The victim responded and identified Watson as the subject she had seen in her complex earlier and all of her missing property was recovered. Watson was booked into county jail.
  • ·On 1/20/16 at 11:42 am, officers saw Deon Slaughter age 39 in the area of 2121 L St and knew he had a warrant for his arrest. Slaughter was detained trying to walk away and lied about his name. His identity was confirmed and he was transported to the county jail.
  • ·On 1/20/16 at 5:08 am, officers responded to numerous calls of shots fired in the area Roosevelt Lane and Worrell Dr. Officers arrived and located 5 spent 9mm shell casing in the middle of the intersection. No witnesses, damage or victims were located. There is no suspect information at this time.
  • ·1/19/16 10:08 pm, an officer noticed Richard McDonald age 27 lurking around the Dollar General store’s front door at 20 W 10th St as if he was about to burglarize the business. The officer contacted McDonald and learned he had a no bail warrant for his arrest. McDonald was arrested without incident and booked into county jail.
  • ·On 1/19/16 at 6:54 pm, officers were dispatched to the 4000 block of Banbury Way for subjects screaming and loud noises being heard. Arriving officers contacted Loc Ly age 41 at the front door. Ly didn’t appear to understand English and therefore provided no information. Officers entered the residence for a welfare check and located a marijuana grow consisting of approximately 500 plants in various stages of growth. Officers located forced entry to a rear door of the residence and interior doors that were forced. The house was a mess and it appeared as though there was some sort of struggle and someone had removed or attempted to remove several marijuana plants. Officers on scene could still not obtain any information from Ly. APD Investigations responded for the marijuana grow. Ly was arrested and transported to APD. Ly was interviewed by detectives who determined that he did in fact speak some English. He told investigators that 4 adult males armed with handguns broke into his residence and robbed him of marijuana plants and other items.
  • ·On 1/19/16 at 1:23 pm, officers were dispatched to Auto Center Dr and Century Blvd on reports of a man with a gun. Officers located Anthony Barela age 32 on Sycamore Dr. He matched the description of the suspect given by the reporting party. Barela did not have a firearm; however he was arrested on his outstanding parole violation warrant. Barela’s identification was confirmed using the mobile fingerprint reader. He was sent to county jail without incident.
  • ·On 1/19/16 at 11:03 am, while checking the area for the stolen green Honda from the next entry, an officer observed a different suspicious vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on C Street. The vehicle pulled over before officer could make a traffic stop. The officer contacted the two occupants of the car anyway. Upon further investigation, the officer found the ignition was damaged and the vehicle had false registration tabs. During a search of the car, officers located metal knuckles. The driver, Carlos Morales age 34 was arrested and the vehicle was towed. The passenger was released on scene. An officer attempted to contact the registered owner to see if the car was stolen but could not reach her. Morales was transported to APD for booking. A short time later, the victim called dispatch to report the vehicle as stolen. The vehicle theft report was taken and the charges were added to Morales’ booking paperwork. He was transported to county jail.
  • ·On 1/19/16 at 10:54 am, officers observed a green Honda in the parking lot of Quik Stop on Sycamore Dr. They noticed the vehicle did not have license plates and matched the description of a green Honda that was stolen earlier in the day. They conducted an enforcement stop but the vehicle fled. The Honda fled on eastbound Hwy 4 from L Street. The officers terminated the short pursuit due to the suspect’s erratic driving. The Honda was last seen taking the A Street off-ramp. Officers circulated the area with negative results.
  • ·On 1/18/16 at 6:40 pm, citizens called to report a DUI driver in a blue Toyota Camry missing the front driver’s side tire. The vehicle was located in front of 5123 Brookcrest Ct. in the middle of the street on fire. The vehicle appeared to have been in a collision and was registered to Loreyna Ruiz, age 24. She was contacted by officers exhibited signs of being under the influence. She tried to go into her house despite orders not to do so. When officers stopped her from leaving she became combative and had to be handcuffed as she was kicking officers. Ruiz was then placed in a patrol car and she began kicking the door and window. She was identified as the driver by two witnesses. Ruiz was sent to a local hospital for medical clearance. Ruiz was released pending further investigation after a blood draw.
  • ·On 1/18/16 at 5:53 pm, a citizen called to report Esther Rowlett age 57 was going through the trash cans at Jack’s Car Wash on Fitzuren Road and making a mess. Officers arrived and contacted Rowlett who had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. She was taken into custody without incident and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/18/16 at 2:57 pm, officers observed Adrian Morales age 21 driving a vehicle with no license plates and a defective windshield. Officers conducted an enforcement stop. Officers found Morales was on searchable probation and was driving without a license. During a search of the car, officers located .4 grams of tar heroin and a glass pipe. Morales was arrested without incident and sent to county jail on drug charges and a probation violation.
  • ·On 1/17/16 at 10:48 am, officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Delta Breeze Laundromat at 1092 Sycamore Dr on the report of subjects in front of the business smoking and selling narcotics. Upon arrival, Adam Carpenter age 25 was contacted while seated in his vehicle. In plain sight, officers located marijuana packaged for sales. A search was conducted and more evidence of marijuana sales was located. Carpenter made some admissions to selling narcotics and was sent to county jail.
  • ·On 1/17/16 at 9:27 am, Damien Mendez age 22 and Jose Gonzalez-Soto age 19 were seen by mall security and an independent witness breaking into a parked vehicle at Somersville Town Center. Gonzalez-Soto used a hammer to break the vehicle’s window. A license plate was obtained and the vehicle came back to an address in Pittsburg. APD Officers drove to the address and located the responsible vehicle leaving the neighborhood. A traffic stop was conducted and Mendez and Gonzalez-Soto were detained. They were both positively identified as being involved. Stolen property was recovered from inside the vehicle. A third unknown female was with them during the burglary but was not in the vehicle at the time of the stop. A search was conducted at Mendez’ house and more stolen property was located that was taken from a Concord burglary. Both were booked into county jail.
  • ·On 1/17/16 at 4:55 am, officers responded to an alarm to the rear yard of Goodwill at 2701 W 10th St. with the security company advising of a subject walking around. An officer spotted a vehicle leaving the area blacked out. A vehicle stop was made and Brian Sarmento age 30 was contacted. He was found to be in possession of property from Goodwill and matched the description given by the security company of the subject they had seen. He was also driving a car reported stolen out of Stockton. Sarmento admitted to stealing the car and taking items from the Goodwill lot. He was arrested without incident and booked into county jail. While this was occurring, a silver Dodge truck pulled into the business complex adjacent to Goodwill blacked out with the occupants covering their faces with hoods. When they saw one of the officers, they quickly fled the area in the truck. It is not known if they are associated with Sarmento. The truck was located turning into the Days Inn on Auto Center Drive. When officers arrived, Niela Wiley age 35 was entering the motel lobby and was detained without incident. Hotel staff was contacted and provided information that the truck occupants had gone into room 218. As officers were walking to the room to make contact, Danielle Gobert age 34 was at the door knocking trying to get in. She consented to a search of the room. Two large plastic totes full of merchandise believed to belong to Goodwill were located in the room on the floor near the door. Both Wiley and Gobert denied any knowledge of the property and totes. All property was logged into evidence, including a small locked safe from the bed of the truck. Both Gobert and Wiley were released pending further investigation.
  • ·On 1/16/16 at 10:00 am, Makineti Sanft age 24 was detained at K Mart on E 18th St for shoplifting over $1000.00 in goods. The officer who responded recalled that Sanft was a suspect in a recent robbery at Lucky’s on E 18th St. In that case, Sanft drove a stolen vehicle to Lucky’s, committed a strong armed robbery of liquor, and tried to flee in the vehicle. The vehicle wouldn’t start so she fled on foot. Coincidentally…today… Sanft did the same thing, arriving in a stolen vehicle that she stole 3 days ago in Pittsburg. Sanft admitted to today’s theft and to stealing the vehicle she was in. Afterwards, the officer drove her to Lucky’s and she was positively identified there by the employee/victim. Sanft again admitted to everything involving this incident. She was arrested on both cases and sent to the county jail.
  • ·On 1/16/16 at 8:03 am, Julius Edwards age 26 stole a bag of coffee from the Starbucks on A St. Officers detained Edwards just down the street and identified him. Starbucks did not wish to press charges so we gave him a trespass notice, and arrested him for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Edwards was transported to the county jail.
  • ·On 1/16/16 at 3:07 am, officers responded to the area of Badger Pass Way and Mount Hamilton after we received several calls regarding shots being fired in the area. A witness was contacted and pointed out the garage door of 1903 Badger Pass Way which had been driven through. They also provided the description of a Toyota Minivan. An officer recalled seeing a van matching the description in the area of Mount Conness Ct and began an area check. He located the van and conducted a traffic stop. The two occupants Jianhong Li age 37 and Chun Mu Li age 34 spoke only Chinese and the driver had a minor head injury from being struck by an unknown object. Neither provided any information and their identification could not be confirmed. Approximately 10lbs of freshly cut marijuana was in the minivan. The van was also found to have several bullet holes in it. Officers returned to Badger Pass Way and found the house fortified and the roll-up garage door driven through. Shell casings were found in the driveway. A security sweep was made of the residence and a large working marijuana grow was discovered. The meter had been bypassed and no one else was found in the residence. PG&E responded and disconnected the power. APD Investigations responded and took over the cultivation investigation. Both subjects were arrested and booked into county jail for possession for sale of marijuana.
  • ·On 1/15/16 at 9:51 pm, Kenneth Goodman age 38 was stopped for traffic violations on E 18th St and Cavallo Rd. During the stop, the Honda was found to have incorrect plates and the VIN was altered. An alternate VIN was located and the vehicle was found to be stolen out of Pittsburg. Goodman was arrested without incident and later transported to county jail.
  • ·On 1/15/16 at 8:00 pm, officers were dispatched to 2201 San Jose Dr on a report of subjects inside a vacant apartment. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with Jamal McClinton age 33 and Marlin Pitre age 43 in front of the vacant apartment. Officers knew Pitre had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. When the officers called to Pitre, he fled into the vacant apartment and locked the door. Officers kicked the front door open and took Pitre into custody without incident. McClinton was found to be in possession of a glass pipe for smoking methamphetamine. McClinton was cited and released from the scene. Pitre was later transported to county jail. Property maintenance responded to the scene and secured the residence.
  • ·On 1/15/15 at 3:48 pm, an officer located a stolen Honda Civic on E. Tregallas Rd at Harbour Drive. The vehicle being driven by an unknown adult male. The officer followed the vehicle while waiting for cover units to arrive. Once the Honda reached Davison Dr, it took off at a high rate of speed. The officer pursued the vehicle to Sunset Dr, where the pursuit was terminated. The Honda was not located.
  • ·On 1/15/16 at 5:47 am, an adult female entered Quickstop in the 2700 block of W Tregallas Rd and brandished a large caliber semi-auto handgun while demanding money and cigarettes. The female fled in a waiting newer white 4 door vehicle southbound on Lone Tree Way. The exact amount of the loss was unknown at this time. An area check was done with negative results.
  • ·On 1/14/16 at 6:40 pm, dispatch received a call of a found 18 month old at the gate to Riverstone Apartments in the 2200 block of Sycamore Dr. The reporting party held the child until we arrived. While en route, dispatch received a second call from the grandmother of the child stating someone had taken her granddaughter from her home. Upon arrival we discovered the grandmother had come home from a two hour drive with her granddaughter who was asleep. She was placed on the couch while her grandmother quickly used the restroom. When she returned the child had slipped out of the house. It appears the door was slightly ajar. There was no evidence of abuse or neglect.

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