Wednesday morning detectives from the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff, Antioch Police Department and Brentwood Police Department jointly filed their cases against 26-year-old Darryon Williams of Stockton.
He is the suspect in Saturday’s multiple shooting of first responders in Antioch, a murder in Discovery Bay and robbery in Brentwood. During the string of incidents, Williams allegedly killed 64-year-old Michael Iliff of Discovery Bay, committed an armed robbery in Brentwood and performed a drive-by shooting striking a firefighter and EMS employee in the City of Antioch.
The Contra Costa D.A.’s Office has filed the following charges against Williams:
- Second degree robbery
- Shooting from a vehicle
- Assault on peace officer/firefighter with semiautomatic firearm (6 counts)
- Assault with a semiautomatic firearm (3 counts)
- Fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle while driving recklessly
Williams remains in custody at the Martinez Detention Facility. He is being held in lieu of $9,790,270 bail.
The Office of the Sheriff would like to thank the Antioch and Brentwood Police Departments for their assistance during our homicide investigation. The three agencies worked together closely and collaboratively. The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information on the Discovery Bay homicide is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office Investigation Division through Sheriff’s Office dispatch at (925) 646-2441 or at (925) 313-2600. For any tips, email: [email protected] or call (866) 846-3592 to leave an anonymous voice message.
The Antioch Police Department can be reached at (925) 778-2441. Anonymous text tips can be sent to 274637 with the keyword ANTIOCH. The Brentwood Police Department can be reached at (925) 809-7911.
Editors Note: Here is the background
- Discovery Bay: Sheriff’s Office Arrests Homicide Suspect in Multiple Shooting Incident
- Update: Suspect in Custody After Drive-By Shooting Struck Firefighter and Medic
- Discovery Bay Homicide Update: Sheriffs Office Locate Missing Mother and Son
- Brentwood Robbery Connected to Antioch Shooting of Firefighter and EMS Employee
- Antioch: Contra Costa Firefighter and Medic Shot in Drive-By Shooting