June 25, 3:38 p.m. The Antioch Police Department received the report of a carjacking at the intersection of Seventh and A streets by suspects brandishing a gun. Officers responded, made contact with the victim, Joseph Brandt, and obtained a description of the suspects and their vehicle. A countywide notification was sent to law enforcement agencies, and Concord police located the vehicle a short time later on an enforcement stop. Two suspects were taken into custody and a firearm was recovered from the vehicle. The victim positively identified 24-year-old Sergio Rocha Jr. and a 17-year-old juvenile as the carjackers. They were taken into custody and transported to county jail and Juvenile Hall, respectively. The firearm was discovered to have been stolen.
June 30, 9:52 a.m. The Antioch Police Department received the report of an armed bank robbery at Bank of the West on 5009 Lone Tree Way. Officers responded and conducted an area search, but were unsuccessful in locating the robber, who was described as a male covered in loose clothing and armed with a handgun. The subject left the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was physically harmed during the robbery. Those with information regarding this robbery should call the Antioch Police Department at 925-778-2441.
July 4, 1:26 a.m. Officers were dispatched to the 2700 block of Balboa Court on the report of a break-in and shooting of one of the residents. Officers determined that 25-year-old Tremaine D. Oliver and possibly a second unknown male broke into the residence and attacked a man and woman sleeping in the living room with their 2-year-old son. The woman was shot by Oliver as she tried to flee the room with the child. The male fought with one of the suspects until they fled from the residence. Oliver fled by jumping several fences, but was tracked down by police and arrested as he attempted to hide in the neighborhood. The male and child were not injured. The female was shot once in the left forearm, causing a broken bone, and sustained several cuts from broken glass from the point of entry, the sliding glass door of the residence. The female was taken to John Muir Medical Center, treated for her injuries and is expected to live. Oliver was transported to county jail in Martinez.
For information on law enforcement in Antioch, visit www.ci.antioch.ca.us/citygov/police.