It is unknown exactly what he was shooting at. The subject then fled the scene in a white sedan East onto Highway 4. The car then crashed on Highway 4 just East of the Somersville Road on-ramp. Two subjects fled from the car and after an extensive search, were located and arrested. A firearm was recovered from the car.
At this time police are unable to locate any persons or property hit by the gunfire. Griffin was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on the charges of shooting into an inhabited dwelling/vehicle and for violation of parole. Vincent Johnson, a 20-year-old Antioch resident, was identified as the driver. He was also booked for shooting into an inhabited dwelling/vehicle.
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Aug. 18, 9:45 p.m. Officers of the Antioch Police Department were dispatched to the Rite Aid at 4100 Lone Tree Way on the report of an audible alarm.
Upon arrival, officers saw a subject, later identified as 29-year-old Shondel Johnson, running out of a side door of the closed business carrying a backpack and a computer tower. When Johnson saw the officers, he attempted to get into a vehicle, driven by 20-year-old Kellina Brown, parked behind the business.
Johnson was unable to get into the vehicle, and fled on foot, dropping the backpack and computer tower. Officers apprehended and detained Johnson and Brown at the scene without incident. Upon inspecting the backpack, officers found cash and checks from Rite Aid.
Johnson and Brown were taken into custody and booked into the Main Detention Facility in Martinez.
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Aug. 20, 9:54 p.m. An unidentified person fired several rounds at a 13-year-old male Antioch resident, a 21-year-old female Antioch resident, a 17-year-old female Pittsburg resident, and a 30-year-old male Antioch resident as they were leaving an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Sycamore Drive.
The victims were in a vehicle and at least some of the rounds hit and shattered the back windshield. None of the victims were injured. The investigation of the incident revealed that a week earlier, the suspect – a 15-year-old male Antioch resident – had threatened to kill the 13-year-old, who lives in the same apartment complex.
The suspect was located at a different apartment complex in the 2200 block of Sycamore Drive. He was arrested for attempted murder and terrorist threats. A 17-year-old male suspect was located in the same apartment and was arrested as an accessory to the crime.
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Aug. 23, 1:05 p.m. Officers of the Antioch Police Department responded to the report of suspicious chemicals, suspected of being part of a methamphetamine lab, located in a broken-down van on Sunset Lane in Antioch.
Upon arrival officers found the meth lab in the van. A subsequent investigation revealed that 52-year-old Steven Michael Woodhouse had access to the van and was residing in a rented room at a nearby house. Chemicals and small amounts of methamphetamine were found in the bedroom. Also located in the bedroom was a rifle and ammunition.
Woodhouse is prohibited from possessing firearms or ammunition in part due to a previous 1999 conviction for manufacturing methamphetamine. Antioch narcotics detectives along with agents from the California DOJ Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement responded to the scene to process the methamphetamine laboratory.
Woodhouse was located and arrested in the parking lot of Contra Loma Reservoir and booked at the Contra Costa County Jail for methamphetamine manufacture and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.