On May 11th, 2018 at approximately 12 a.m. four suspects were involved in break ins at storage units of Premier Self Storage, 2150 Main St in Oakley.
According to police, the suspects loaded a U-Haul truck with a large amount of stolen property and left the scene. Fortunately, images of all the suspects and their vehicle were captured on the business security camera system.
During their investigation, OPD Investigators were able to identify the four suspects. The suspects were identified as Courtney Miles of Oakley, Darrel Allen of Antioch, Derek Marino of Antioch, and Ryan Marino of Antioch.
As a part of this investigation, Contra Costa County Sheriff Deputies arrested Darrell Allen in Bay Point on May 23rd. At the time, Allen was in possession of a handgun stolen from one of the storage units. On May 24th, Oakley Detectives arrested Courtney Miles. Miles was driving a U-Haul truck and was also in the possession of property taken during the original theft.
OPD Investigators have obtained Arrest Warrants for Derek and Ryan Marino for their involvement in this crime. OPD Investigators are asking members of the public to provide assistance in locating these two individuals.
If you have seen them or know where they are, please contact your local police agency or email the OPD tip line at [email protected].
As a result of this investigation, OPD Detectives have recovered a large amount of property they believe to have been stolen from storage units in the area. Investigators are asking for anyone who had their storage unit burglarized at the aforementioned location and missing property, to contact OPD Investigators at [email protected] or through Dispatch at 625-8060.
Updated Press Release Re: Wanted Person‐Derek Marino
On May 31, 2018 Derek Marino voluntarily came to the Oakley Police Department to discuss a warrant that had been issued for his arrest in regards to several thefts from local storage facilities. Derek Marino gave a complete account for his whereabouts during the timeframe the thefts were committed and he offered a plausible explanation for why his name was brought up in the investigation. Oakley Police Detectives found Derek Marino to be very cooperative during the interview and his account of the events to be credible. Derek Marino was not taken into custody and he was allowed to leave the police department.
Ryan Marino (12-1-83) is still being sought in connection with this crime. If anyone has information on the whereabouts of Ryan Marino they are encouraged to e-mail Detective Mike England at [email protected]