The Antioch Police Department announced the arrest of two men suspected of burglary at a home in the 4800 block of Valley Way.
Police say that on October 11 at around 10:30 am, Antioch Police received a call of an audible alarm at a home in the 4800 block of Valley Way. Prior to police arriving, the resident of the home called to report a burglary.
The suspects were recorded on the home’s surveillance system. One of the suspects was armed with a firearm. The victim recognized one of the suspects as 20 year old Ricky Dawson, who was a family acquaintance.
A few minutes prior to the alarm call, dispatch received a call of a suspicious Mercedes Benz at Knoll Park on Country Hills Dr. in which two males were seen exiting the vehicle with black hoodies. The caller on the suspicious Mercedes provided a license plate that showed the vehicle was registered to Dawson.
An area check for Dawson, which included his residence, had negative results. Later in the shift, officers received information that Dawson was at a house on Belshaw St. When officers arrived, Dawson was seen going to a detached garage where he lives.
Dawson was confronted by officers and taken into custody. 21 year old Raymond Smith was also contacted in the garage. Officers found that Smith matched the description of the second suspect in the burglary. Smith is on parole for robbery and was also arrested.
A loaded handgun was recovered from the garage.
Both Dawson and Smith were booked into county jail for several felony charges.