Illegal, large car club gathering, shootings, car chases, stolen vehicles, DUI’s among Antioch Police calls for August 25-31, 2016

79-year-old lady discovers half-naked man asleep in wrecked car in her driveway, one morning

Following are the Antioch Police calls for service highlights as published in City Manager Steve Duran’s Weekly Report dated September 2, 2016 and provided by Chief of Police Allan Cantando.

Calls for Service and Arrest Data Summary:

Time Period: 08/25/2016 00:00:00 – 08/31/16 23:59:59

Number of Calls for Service: 1,681

Number of Case Reports: 282

Number of Arrests: 57

Felony: 20

Misdemeanor: 35

Infraction: 2

Arrests with DUI charge: 6

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

  • ·On 8/31/2016 at 11:45 pm, Antioch Officers responded to a residence in the area of Green Hills Circle after several area residents reported hearing gunshots. On arrival, a 35 year old male resident was contacted and several spent casings were located in front of his house. The resident reported that he saw a subject tampering with vehicles in his driveway. The resident armed himself with a handgun and attempted to confront the subject. The subject in the driveway produced a handgun, as well and both exchanged several rounds in the driveway at each other. The subject fled and was not located. The resident and other occupants of the house were not injured, but the resident himself was arrested after it was discovered he was a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Narcotics evidence was also located at the residence. As Officers were investigating the shooting on Green Hills Cir, unknown occupants in a vehicle dropped off a 21 year old female gunshot victim in the area of Patricia Dr. Arriving officers called for emergency medical and she was transported to an area hospital and is listed in stable condition. It’s not confirmed at this time if both incidents are connected. The 35 year old male was transported to county jail.
  • ·On 8/31/2016 at 10:20 am, a 31 year old male was walking out of the Romi’s Liquor store at E 18th St. and Cavallo Rd. when 53 year old Rosalind Stovall drove into the parking lot. She drove straight into the side of the male pinning him against a wall. The male jumped just prior to being hit and his legs were struck by the vehicle. His arm went through a plate glass window and he suffered a large laceration to his right wrist. The male was transported to the hospital where he is in stable condition with a broken leg and numerous stitches to his wrist. Stovall admitted to drinking prior to the collision and gave a blood sample. She was arrested and sent to county jail for DUI.
  • ·On 8/31/2016 at 2:29 am, 23 year old Carlos Hernandez was driving while intoxicated and made a right hand turn from north bound ‘L’ St. to east bound W. 2nd St. when he struck a parked truck and pushed the truck into a parked van. Hernandez then backed his SUV up and over the curb striking a wooden power pole and a fire hydrant. The power pole and the fire hydrant were sheared off at the base causing a power outage and a torrent of water flooding onto W 2nd Street. Hernandez fled in his car and was located by a security guard at W 3rd St. and ‘G’ St. as he parked his vehicle and was about to be picked up by some friends. Hernandez’s blood alcohol was over the legal limit. He was arrested without incident and was sent to county jail. Fire personnel turned off the water and Public Works and PG&E responded.
  • ·On 8/30/2016 at 6:30 pm, 61 year old Samuel Gray was extremely intoxicated and entered the Red and Green Market located at 421 W 4th St. He started knocking displays over and breaking things inside the store for no reason. The clerk tried to push Gray out of the store and he punched her in the hand. Officers arrived to find Gray in the middle of the street rolling around on the ground. Gray was belligerent and had to be placed in a restraint device. The clerk signed a citizen’s arrest and Gray was transported to county jail for battery, vandalism, and being drunk in Public.
  • ·On 8/30/2016 at 1:37 am, officers saw a vehicle travelling in the area of William Reed Drive and Newbury Ave. when the driver, 28 year old Jonathan Waldrep, abruptly parked and tried to walk away from the vehicle. The vehicle was stolen and Waldrep and 24 year old Crystal Coleman were arrested without incident. Coleman was released pending further investigation and Waldrep was sent to county jail.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 10:18 pm, 29 year old Ryan Rike was contacted during a vehicle enforcement stop in the 400 block of W 4th St. and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. Rike was arrested without incident and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 10:09 pm, 29 year old Brandon Hill was contacted during a pedestrian stop at Cavallo Rd. and E 13th St. and was found to be in possession of methamphetamine. Hill was cite-released at the scene.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 11:08 pm, officers located an occupied stolen vehicle and attempted an enforcement stop at A St. and Hwy 4. The vehicle fled and entered the east bound off ramp of Hwy 4 going west bound. No pursuit was initiated. Moments later, another officer was east bound on Hwy 4 and relocated the stolen vehicle driving in the correct direction. It had apparently made an immediate right turn on the top of the on-ramp and proceeded in the correct direction in the east bound lanes. A pursuit was initiated that lasted less than a mile and was quickly terminated when the stolen vehicle re-entered east bound Hwy 4 in the west bound lanes. The vehicle and driver were not apprehended.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 5:24 pm, officers were dispatched to a loitering complaint at Hillcrest Park located 1300 Larkspur Dr. 26 year old Dexter Reed was contacted and found to have a no-cite warrant in the system for his arrest. Reed was taken into custody and booked at county jail.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 12:42 pm, an officer was flagged down by a citizen who advised of an abandoned vehicle in the area of Hillcrest Ave. and Wildflower Dr. The officer located a homeless camp in the area and contacted 37 year old Destine Jones. She was found to have a warrant and was arrested without incident. She was booked in county jail. City Code Enforcement was notified of the camp for follow-up.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 11:06 am, an officer was working traffic enforcement on Sycamore Drive when he saw 24 year old Shawntanique Blocker pass by him at a high rate of speed. He turned around to catch up to Blocker who immediately parked in the alley behind 2100 Lemontree. She got out of her SUV and walked away at a fast pace as the officer told her to stop. Blocker refused to listen to commands and was subsequently physically restrained, but continued to resist. She yelled and screamed, trying to draw a crowd, which she did. Additional officers were called and Blocker was eventually arrested and cite released from the APD jail. She was not injured. Her vehicle was towed for a 30 day hold.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 5:51 am, officers were sent to a suspicious circumstance call in the 2600 block of Asilomar Dr. 37 year old Kim Watson and 40 year old Kary Smith were sitting in a stolen vehicle and Smith also had a warrant for auto theft. Both were arrested without incident and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 8/29/2016 at 2:53 am, an unknown subject was driving a vehicle when they hit a fire hydrant in front of 2701 Mayflower Dr. The fire hydrant was sheared off at its base. The vehicle and its occupants fled the scene and were not located. Fire personnel turned off the water to the hydrant and public works was contacted in the morning to replace the hydrant.
  • ·On 8/28/2016 at 5:07 pm, an officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop on a vehicle in the area of W 14th St. and Klengel St. driven by 25 year old Raymond Castro. A records check of Castro revealed a felony probation violation warrant in the system. Castro was arrested and booked at county jail.
  • ·On 8/28/2016 at 4:58 pm, an off duty CHP officer was driving north bound on Deer Valley Rd. into Antioch. The officer noticed that the vehicle in front of him possibly had a DUI driver as it was swerving all over the road and narrowly missed several collisions. The officer followed the vehicle and called APD dispatch. Officers were able to locate the vehicle shortly after it pulled into its registered address on Deer Valley Road. The driver, 25 year old Timothy Sabel, was contacted and found to be extremely intoxicated and uncooperative. Sabel was arrested and a search warrant was completed for his blood sample. He was booked into county jail.
  • ·On 8/28/2016 at 10:14 am, officers saw an older Honda in the area of W. 11th St. and L St. They decided to conduct an investigative stop on the vehicle and contacted the driver, 25 year old Victor Lizama, and passenger, 34 year old Frankie Garcia. Both Victor and Frankie did not have a driver’s license or identification. Officers noticed the VIN did not match the license plate and the ignition was damaged. The occupants were detained and during a search of the vehicle officers located a sawed off, loaded shotgun in the trunk. They also located drug paraphernalia. Victor and Frankie were arrested but Frankie admitted to the shotgun belonging to her. Victor was released pending further investigation and Frankie was sent to county jail. Officers attempted to have Sheriff’s Office do an outside assist with the registered owner of the Honda but they were unable to make contact.
  • ·On 8/28/2016 at 9:39 am, a 79 year old resident in the 300 block of Brookside Dr. came outside this morning and discovered an unfamiliar wrecked vehicle in her driveway. She investigated further and saw a male passed out in the front seat and called APD. We responded and found 33 year old Sonny Brohman passed out in the driver’s seat and unclothed from the waist down. We woke him up and ran his name. Brohman was listed on parole and had a felony warrant for his arrest. He was arrested without incident and found to be in possession of approximately 3 grams of methamphetamine and a glass pipe. He was booked into county jail and the vehicle was towed.
  • ·On 8/28/2016 at 1:15 am, 57 year old Nicolas Hipolito was contacted during a vehicle stop near Fitzuren Rd. and G St. He was found to have a warrant for his arrest for a previous DUI. He was found to be intoxicated tonight as well and was taken into custody for the new DUI in addition to the warrant. He was booked into county jail.
An intoxicated driver rolled her Hyundai Santa Fe while attempting to turn onto her street on Saturday night, August 27, 2016. photo by Allen Payton

An intoxicated driver rolled her Hyundai Santa Fe and struck a city tree on the corner of Garrow Drive while attempting to turn onto Lindley Drive, just a few houses down from where she lives, on Saturday night, August 27, 2016. photo by Allen Payton

  • ·On 8/27/2016 11:33 pm, 52 year old Susan Reimche was traveling southbound on Garrow Dr. attempting to make the turn onto Lindley Dr. and left the roadway. She struck a city tree and flipped her car on its side. Upon contact, she showed signs of being under the influence of alcohol. She was the sole occupant and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Reimche had complaint of pain to her back and admitted to drinking several drinks before she tried to drive home. She was admitted into the hospital and released pending further investigation.
  • ·On 8/27/2016 at 10:42 pm, officers were dispatched to the Ramada Inn on Mahogany Way for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, they located several spent shell casings in the west lot. A witness advised two vehicles parked in the lot and exchanged words. A short time later they began exchanging shots towards each other’s vehicles. There were no other injuries or damage as a result of the shots and both vehicles fled prior to our arrival. Unfortunately, the cameras were not recording during the incident. We notified area hospitals and no gunshot victims have come forward. At 11:33 pm, Pittsburg PD had been contacted and provided a vehicle description of one of the possible involved vehicles via their intersection cameras in the area. The vehicle was described as a late model BMW with a black hood and sunroof. The vehicle was last seen turning into the north entrance of 2301 Sycamore Dr. after fleeing the scene. An area check was made and the vehicle was located coming out of the complex. It was followed and stopped once sufficient units arrived. The driver and the passenger were contacted and detained. No evidence of being involved in the shooting was found and they denied any involvement. They did admit to being in the rear lot of the Ramada, but refused to provide any other information. Both were released from the scene at this time.
  • ·On 8/27/2016 at 12:01 am, officers responded to the report of a male flashing a gun at passing cars in the area of G St. and Putnam St. 30 year old Rajeesh Suman was contacted matching the description of the subject with the gun. He was detained without incident and found to only have warrants for his arrest, but no gun. He was arrested and booked into county jail.
  • ·On 8/26/2016 at 8:33 pm, information was obtained concerning a large car club event in the Hobby Lobby parking lot. A few of the clubs are believed to be responsible or associated with freeway takeovers in the recent past. Officers responded and found approximately 60+ cars beginning to gather. While the lot was being cleared, a steady flow of cars and trucks continued to arrive. They moved around between Brentwood / Antioch / Oakley for a couple of hours. Several cars were stopped and cited for various violations. They realized they could not gatherand eventually left. Area agencies and CHP were advised and the car clubs were issued several more cites in various other cities. It was a good effort by all county agencies to keep things from getting out of hand.
  • ·On 8/26/2016 at 2:29 pm, 30 year old Michael Ward was contacted during a suspicious vehicle check on Marie Ave. at Crest St. Ward consented to a search of his person and vehicle. During the search of Ward’s person a .22 Caliber revolver was located in his right front short pocket. The gun was loaded with five live and one spent rounds. Ward was found to have a prior felony arrest with time served in prison. Ward was arrested and sent to county jail.
  • ·On 8/26/2016 at 10:54 am, 26 year old Nathan Watson was contacted during a pedestrian stop near 20 W 18th St. and found to have two warrants for his arrest. Both were misdemeanor warrants. Watson was arrested and transported to county jail.
  • ·On 8/26/2016 at 8:45 am, a driver exited eastbound Highway 4 and turned onto southbound Contra Loma Blvd, when he was struck broadside by a black Ford Expedition. The victim could only provide a limited description of the suspect driver. The suspect fled the scene and was not located. The victim was transported to the hospital where he was treated for a complaint of pain.
  • ·On 8/26/2016 at 1:15 am, officers responded to the report of a person down bleeding in the bushes near the Alano Club in the 700 block of W 2nd St. Officers learned the victim had been beaten by multiple subjects and robbed of his phone and wallet. The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment and was later released. An area check for the suspects met with negative results.
  • ·On 8/25/2016 at 11:37 pm, a citizen called APD to report he had just been robbed in front of his residence in the area of Mt. Conness Dr. and Hicks Mountain Ct. by three males in dark clothing. Two of the subjects were armed with handguns. The suspects fled in a nearby white 4-door vehicle similar to a new Honda Civic. One of the suspects allegedly fired a single shot in the air as he they were leaving. A short time later, a similar armed robbery occurred on Hicks Mountain Court nearby. The same vehicle was seen leaving the scene. Both cases are still under investigation.
  • ·On 8/25/2016 at 8:54 pm, a 31 year old male rode his motorcycle to church and parked it out front in the 4800 block of Lone Tree Way. He came out and his motorcycle had been stolen. Later in the shift, an officer spotted the motorcycle and a traffic stop was made. 27 year old Moises Sanchez yielded and was taken into custody without incident. Sanchez admitted to taking the motorcycle thinking it was okay since he had just met the victim at church tonight and now they know one another. The victim disagreed, did not see it that way and wanted Sanchez prosecuted. Sanchez was booked into county jail for auto theft.
  • ·On 8/25/2016 at 7:48 pm, officers were dispatched to the report of a male hit by a black SUV in the 4800 block of Sheffels Ct. that left the scene. Upon arrival, the 28 year old victim was up and walking around in a great deal of pain. The only information we got from him was a black SUV struck him in the roadway. He was extremely uncooperative with the investigation and his friends insisted on taking him to the hospital themselves. At the end of the shift, the victim was in fair condition and expected to make a full recovery. Area witnesses reported seeing the vehicle swerving all over the road just prior to the accident.
  • ·On 8/25/2016 at 5:31 pm, officers were working a proactive detail in the area of W. 9th St. and G St. and observed 41 year old Jesus Bustamante’s vehicle go through a stop sign. A license plate check showed the car to be expired, however the vehicle showed current registration. The officers made an enforcement stop and when they tried to approach, the vehicle fled. The officers lost sight on the vehicle but in doing an area check they relocated the vehicle which had rolled in the intersection of W. 11th St. and E St. The male driver fled the scene leaving a passenger in the car. The passenger received minor injuries in the crash. A perimeter was set up in the surrounding area. Eventually, Bustamante was seen coming out from a backyard and taken into custody without incident. He stated the reason he fled was due to a warrant he knew he had. Luckily no other vehicles or pedestrians were involved. Bustamante was sent to county jail for reckless driving, hit and run as well as the warrant.

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2 Comments to “Illegal, large car club gathering, shootings, car chases, stolen vehicles, DUI’s among Antioch Police calls for August 25-31, 2016”

  1. Rjb says:

    Why isn’t Harper holding a press conference on these crimes?

  2. Eric A. says:

    Were at about 3% this time?

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