Antioch: 28-Year-Old Man Climbs PG&E Tower, Taken to Hospital for Evaluation

Press Release


On Tuesday at roughly 1:00 pm, Antioch Police responded to a call in the area of West Tregallas Road and G Street for a subject who was claiming a PG&E tower in the City of Antioch.

When police arrived, they located a 28-year-old male who had climbed the utility tower. Initially, the male didn’t respond to officers or comply with requests to climb down while threatening jump off.

The Antioch Police Department’s Crisis Negotiation Team was called to the scene and several officers responded to the area to provide scene security and control traffic. After an extended period of time, the male agreed to come down.

He was later transported to an area hospital for evaluation according to Sgt. Rick Smith.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Antioch Police Department non-emergency line at (925)778-2441. You may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.