Two from Antioch arrested for shoplifting in Brentwood

The suspects were pulled over along an onramp to Highway 4 and all the merchandise was recovered on Wed., July 26, 2023. Photos by Brentwood PD

One was on felony probation with history of arrests

By Brentwood Police Department

More stolen merchandise recovered during the arrest. Photo: Brentwood PD

On Wednesday, July 26, 2023, around 1:00 PM, Brentwood officers were dispatched to the Streets of Brentwood for a theft from The Children’s Place in The Streets of Brentwood that just occurred.

On their way to the call, a Brentwood officer located the vehicle as it was attempting to flee and contacted the two suspects, identified as 30-year-old Paulosha Glasper (DOB 08-17-92) and 25-year-old Amoni Ponnellfontain both of Antioch.

Interestingly enough, the officer who pulled them over recognized one of them from a previous theft report he took at the Streets of Brentwood.

Officers recovered approximately $2,200 worth of stolen merchandise. Glasper who is on felony probation for theft, also had a warrant for burglary.

All of the property was returned to the stores, and Glasper and Ponnellfountain were placed under arrest for organized retail theft, and other charges. They were both transported to the Martinez Detention Facility for booking.

According to the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office, Glasper was still in custody on July 31 at the West County Detention Center and expected to be released on Aug. 2. According to she has a history of arrests dating back to 2017 by multiple agencies for crimes including grand theft, DUI and shoplifting.

A special thank you to the Streets of Brentwood employee who provided the description and license plate of the suspect’s vehicle, which led to officers locating them.

Allen D. Payton contributed to this report.

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Shoplifting arrest car & recoverd merchandise 072623 BPD

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