Train kills pedestrian, armed robbery, gunshots, stolen cars, identity theft, drunk driving among Antioch Police calls for service highlights, July 7-13, 2016

Antioch Police highlights as published in Assistant City Manager Ron Bernal’s Weekly Report dated July 15, 2016 and provided by Chief of Police Allan Cantando.

Calls for Service and Arrest Data Time Period Summary:

07/07/16 00:00:00 – 07/13/16 23:59:59

Number of Calls for Service: 1,678

Number of Case Reports: 273

Number of Arrests: 76

Felony: 28

Misdemeanor: 48

Arrests with DUI charge: 5

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

  • ·On 7/13/16 at 10:45 pm, security called APD dispatch regarding a large number of teens (100+) in and around the Antioch Marina. Upon arrival, it was learned they had gathered playing on the Pokeman Go APP. All of the kids remained calm and peaceful. They left a short time later.
  • ·On 7/13/16 at 7:13 pm, 29 year old Joseph Dalessio was contacted on E. 18th St. and Drive-In Way after an officer recognized him and knew he had a warrant. He was contacted and arrested without incident and booked into county jail.
  • ·On 7/13/16 at 5:21 p.m., APD received calls that 34 year old Anthony Raby was in the center of the 2500 block of Blacktail Ct. on the phone and waving a gun around in the air. Upon arrival, witnesses directed officers to Raby’s residence. Contact was made at the door and when asked to show his hands, he produced a loaded Glock pistol from behind his leg in his hand. He was ordered to drop the gun and he complied. He was taken into custody without further incident and found to be heavily intoxicated. He admitted to having his gun out and waving it around. Raby was booked into county jail.
  • ·On 7/13/16 at 3:27 pm, 38 year old Juan Martinez went into Lowes at 1951 Auto Center Dr. and put a hammer in his pocket as if he was going to steal it. While Martinez was in the store he removed the hammer and put it back. Loss prevention stopped Martinez as he was leaving and accused him of having the hammer. Martinez showed Salinas that he did not have a hammer on him and Martinez went to his car. Martinez then drove in front of the store several times and brandished what appeared to be a semi-automatic pistol. He made threats to use the gun on the loss prevention officer. An APD officer was able to determine where Martinez lived and contacted him at his residence. Martinez was taken into custody. During a search, a starter pistol was located inside of the vehicle Martinez was driving. A sawed off shotgun was located in another vehicle at the residence. Martinez admitted to owning the shotgun and has two prior felony convictions, therefore is prohibited from owning firearms. Martinez was arrested and later booked into county jail.
  • ·On 7/12/16 at 12:15 pm, the victim was driving in the area of Buchanan Rd. and Gentrytown Dr. when her vehicle was sideswiped by a vehicle driven by 46 year old Brian Scott. He fled the area with the victim following. Scott drove into the area of Stapleton Dr. where the victim stopped and waited for police to arrive. Officers located Scott driving back towards Buchanan Rd., but he made an abrupt stop and fled on foot. Scott was caught by an officer when he doubled back towards the suspect vehicle. The victim and a witness identified Scott. The victim was injured in the crash and transported to the hospital. Scott was arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 7/12/16 at 7:36 am, an officer drove past 128 E. 7th St. and noticed 35 year old Alexander Rendon get out of a car parked in front of the location with no plates on it. The officer turned around and saw there was a second person in the car, 33 year old Paul Brennan. He contacted both of the males and found the car to be stolen. The males were arrested without incident and both found to be in possession of shaved keys. Rendon was booked into county jail on auto theft charges and Brennan was cited for burglary tools.
  • ·On 7/11/16 at 8:34 pm, a freight train was east bound on the tracks at approximately 40-45 MPH approaching the trestle near the A St extension. The victim was walking the tracks but did not hear the train or the blowing horn. The victim was struck by the train, which the force of the impact launched him approximately 150 ft. and he landed in the Delta just off the shore. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. BNSF railroad police were called and took over the investigation. According to witnesses, the victim was simply not paying attention. (EDITOR’S NOTE: A call has been made to BNSF for more details. Once received a separate article will be published about this incident).
  • ·On 7/11/16 at 5:40 pm, 22 year old Shaquille Thomas is a sex registrant and transient. He came to APD to register and was found to be 17 days out of compliance. Thomas was arrested for the violation and released with a citation after completing his registration.
  • ·On 7/11/16 at 1:29 pm, an officer was in the area of Delta Fair Blvd. and Somersville Rd. when he observed 54 year old Michael McKee in the median panhandling. Upon contact, McKee was uncooperative with officers, intoxicated, and on probation. This was the second time today we dealt with McKee. He was arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 7/10/16 at 11:24 pm, 23 year old Joseph Bonacci was driving while extremely intoxicated and collided with two parked cars near the intersection of Evergreen Ave. and E 19th St. One of the cars was pushed from the street, over the sidewalk, and into a residential driveway where it collided with a third car. Bonacci’s vehicle sustained major damage and he fled on foot. Arriving officers located Bonacci nearby and he fled from them also. Bonacci was taken into custody and medically cleared prior to being booked into county jail.
  • ·On 7/10/16 at 7:14 pm, 36 year old Gabriel Jimenez and 20 year old Sydney Frachon arrived at the Antioch Nissan dealership in a brand new Ford SUV. Frachon waited while Jimenez attempted to purchase another vehicle by posing as someone else and using a fraudulent California ID card in the victim’s name. Antioch Nissan ran a credit report using the victim’s name and discovered it was flagged for fraud. Antioch Nissan contacted the victim by phone and learned he was the victim of identity theft. When Officers arrived they detained Frachon and Jimenez. Jimenez continued to claim to be the victim until the fingerprint reader revealed his true identity. Officers were able to determine that Jimenez had also obtained a loan and purchased the Ford SUV that he arrived in from Livermore Ford using the victim’s information. A search of the Ford SUV revealed numerous checks, tax returns, mail, and other items suspected to be stolen and/or used for identity theft. Jimenez was booked at county jail. Frachon had two warrants for her arrest and was also booked at county jail.
  • ·On 7/10/16 at 10:10 am, officers conducted a pedestrian stop of 47 year old Anthony Smith near Wells Fargo on Somersville Rd. He was found to have a warrant for his arrest out of Alameda County and was booked into county jail.
  • ·On 7/10/16 at 2:00 am, officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Cordoba Way for an unknown male with long brown hair banging on the front door and yelling obscenities. Officers arrived and contacted 31 year old Vincent Ciccone who was obviously intoxicated and causing a disturbance in the neighborhood. He was determined to be drunk in public and arrested. He was transported to county jail.
  • ·On 7/9/16 at 10:06 pm, 33 year old Hernan Cuevas was contacted during a traffic stop at Hillcrest Ave. and E 18th St. due to his inability to stay in his lane. Cuevas displayed objective symptoms of being under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. He failed field sobriety tests and registered over the legal limit on a preliminary alcohol screening device. He was arrested for DUI and transported to county jail.
  • ·On 7/9/16 at 6:47 pm, officers responded to the call of a disturbance at the 1600 block of Sycamore Dr. 33 year old Jasmine Turner-Brooks was contacted in front of the apartment and found to have a warrant for petty theft for her arrest. She was arrested and booked at county jail.
  • ·On 7/8/16 at 5:47 pm, 34 year old Raymond Smith was driving a highly modified 1930’s Ford pickup with a Corvette engine west bound on E. Tregallas Rd. He was traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control of the vehicle. He crossed into the east bound lane, jumped the curb, and continued through a fence just missing two construction workers. The vehicle collided with a house near Patricia Ave. and ejected both Smith and his passenger. Both were taken to the hospital with moderate injuries. Smith was under the influence of alcohol and arrested, but released pending further investigation at the hospital.
  • ·On 7/8/16 at 12:12 am, officers were in the area of Taco Bell on A St. when they noticed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. Officers made contact with 47 year old Shane Agness and 35 year old Cherylynda Gordon next to a white Dodge Charger. A VIN check showed it to be a reported stolen vehicle out of Antioch. Both Agness and Gordon were found to have warrants for their arrests and they were taken into custody without incident. During a search of Gordon, she was found to be in possession of the keys to the stolen vehicle. Agness was cited and released with a promise to appear for his warrant. Gordon was later sent to county jail on her warrants and for possessing a stolen vehicle.
  • ·On 7/7/16 at 10:22 pm, at 615 W. 19th St. two unknown males wearing dark hooded clothing came to the front of a house in the 600 block of W. 19th St. asking for a male who lived there. When told he wasn’t home, one of the males fired approximately 2-4 shots into the home. The males fled on foot going east bound on 19th St. Officers located a bullet hole in the front window and one in the security screen door. Nobody inside the residence was struck by gunfire. The investigation is on-going.
  • ·On 7/7/16 at 7:41 am, 18 year old Jordan Boswell and a female passenger were sitting in her car at the dead end of Prewett Ranch Dr. loitering. They were contacted by police and Boswell was nervous and lied about his name. Officers determined who he was and he was found to have two warrants out of Alameda County. Alameda County Sheriff’s Office responded to pick him up.

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