The Brentwood Police Department announced the arrest of Anthony Benn, 30, of San Francisco, in connection with a shooting into a home in a City of Brentwood residence.
According to police, the incident occurred on Jan. 6 when a resident returned home to find shattered glass and bullet holes in their residence. Officers and Detectives responded and learned the resident was targeted by a person known to them, identified as 30 year-old Anthony Benn ( San Francisco), an estranged boyfriend.
Detectives immediately started looking for Benn and learned through their investigation he had left the state, but was scheduled to return on Saturday 1/9/2021. Benn flew into the San Francisco International Airport and was greeted by our Detectives and San Francisco PD who helped us take him safely into custody as he departed the airplane.
Yesterday, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed several felony charges on Benn including shooting into an inhabited dwelling and criminal threats.
Due to the serious nature of these crimes, Benn is being held in jail in lieu of $5,000,000 bail.