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Old 02-23-2021, 04:25 AM
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26-year-old accused of shooting at first responders in Antioch arrested with death of another man

ANTIOCH, Calif. - The suspect in a drive-by shooting that wounded a firefighter and a paramedic in Antioch is also accused in the slaying of a man found shot to death in a home. Now authorities are searching for the suspect’s child and the child’s mother, who they say could be in danger.

Darryon Williams, 26, was arrested in Richmond after a police chase late Saturday, the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

A firefighter and a paramedic suffered non-life-threatening gunshot wounds in the drive-by Saturday evening while responding to a call in Antioch. The firefighter was shot in the foot.

"They were very fortunate," said Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Capt. Joe Ottolini said. "The injuries could have been much more serious."

Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies chased the stolen SUV they say Williams was driving after he also allegedly robbed a Quik Mart. They didn't catch him until he crashed his car into a parked car in Richmond.

After Williams’ arrest, officers carried out a welfare check on a home in nearby Discovery Bay. Michael Iliff, 64, was found dead inside with apparent gunshot wounds, authorities said. Williams was named a suspect in the death.

Williams was questioned and then booked into jail on an $11 million bail, the sheriff’s office said. He’s been arrested in connection with count of murder and ten counts of attempted murder. It’s unclear whether he has an attorney who could comment on his behalf. He has not yet been charged by the Contra Costra County District Attorney's Office.

The sheriff’s office was also looking for Williams’ 4-year-old son and the child’s mother, 31-year-old Kimberly Meeks, stating that detectives have concerns about the pair’s safety.

Authorities said a gunman twice drove by a restaurant where a man had come in asking for help and fired at people before speeding away Saturday night. He was captured after a chase reaching 100 mph per hour ended in a crash. Antioch police posted photos of bullet holes in a patrol vehicle and an ambulance.

"I was shocked and definitely concerned," said Vincent Wells, United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County. "It's not typical that unarmed firefighters and paramedics are shot at."


Discovery Bay homicide victim shot by same suspect arrested for drive-by in Antioch Saturday night, search on for suspect’s son and his mother

February 21, 2021

Suspect identified, being held on $11 million bail

By Jimmy Lee, Director of Public Affairs, Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff

On Saturday, February 20, 2021, at about 8:51 PM, Antioch police officers, AMR medics and Con Fire personnel were shot at by a subject in a drive-by shooting. Two were hit and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect fled the scene and was pursued by numerous law enforcement agencies. The suspect was taken into custody in the City of Richmond. The suspect was later identified as 26-year-old Darryon Williams of Stockton.

Later that evening, the Antioch Police Department requested Contra Costa Sheriff’s Deputies contact a person related to their case and conduct a welfare check at a residence on the 2100 block of Newport Court in Discovery Bay.

Delta Station Deputy Sheriffs arrived at the residence and found the door to the home open. Deputies conducted a protective sweep of the house and discovered a deceased individual inside with apparent gunshot wounds. The person was later identified as 64-year-old Michael Iliff of Discovery Bay.

Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives and crime lab personnel responded to the location. They were assisted by the Antioch Police Department, CHP and other agencies.

Investigators later identified Williams as the suspect in the murder of Iliff. After being interviewed by detectives, Williams was booked today at about 1 PM into the Martinez Detention Facility on the following charges: one count of murder and ten counts of attempted murder. He is being held in lieu of $11 million bail.

Sheriff’s Office detectives are trying to locate Williams’ four-year-old son and the mother of the child, 31-year-old Kimberly Meeks of Discovery Bay. She has links to the Stockton/Sacramento area. Detectives have concerns about their safety. They are traveling in a dark colored Audi SUV with California license plate – 8UKN742.


Update: Suspect Arrested in Antioch First Responders Drive-By Shooting; Discovery Bay Man’s Murder


Investigators later revealed Williams is accused of shooting and killing 64-year-old Michael Iliff who lived at this house on Newport Court in Discovery Bay.

Neighbors say Iliff’s home had recent visits from police.

“He’s very quiet. But he’s had some roommates that have had some issues.”

It’s believed that 31-year-old Kimberly Meeks was staying with Iliff. Detectives say she and Williams have a 4-year-old son.


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Family Reveals Discovery Bay Murder Victim Had Taken In Woman, Child Who Are Now Missing

February 23, 2021 at 8:00 am
DISCOVERY BAY (KPIX 5) — The grieving family of a Discovery Bay man murdered during a crime spree across Contra Costa County say they never knew their sibling took in the alleged killer’s son and mother of his child as residents in his home.

The family of Michael Iliff, 64, also told KPIX 5 he was killed on the same day his own daughter had given birth to his grandchild.

The Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said Iliff was found shot multiple times inside his home. His siblings told KPIX 5 he had just retired from Caltrans and was the type of person to always help others.

In this case he was helping out the now missing mother and son by letting them live in his home, his family said.

On Monday, Iliff’s brother and sister drove to Discovery Bay to retrieve their brother’s dog following his murder. Joan Iliff said she had just talked to her brother a few days ago.

“I spoke to him last Friday and he was fine,” she said. “He tried to help people, probably a little too much … You know, he’s the kind of person that just wouldn’t hurt a fly. Probably not afraid of people that he should’ve been.”

The family says they weren’t aware he was letting 31-year-old Kimberly Meeks and her four-year-old son live in his home but that also didn’t surprise them.

“I think he was trying to help her,” said Joan Iliff.

The suspect police say killed Iliff is 26-year-old Darryon Williams, the father of the missing boy. Williams is now custody but not before he allegedly set out on a cross-county crime spree, including opening fire and injuring a paramedic and firefighter tending to an injured man at a Panda Express in Antioch, and an armed robbery at a Brentwood convenience store.

Today detectives were at Iliff’s home searching for evidence. They also towed a car. The mother and boy who he took in are still nowhere to be found.

Iliff’s family said his daughter had just given birth only to find out her father had been killed the same day.

“Can you imagine having a baby and being so joyful and then getting a call an hour later your father has been murdered?“ said Joan Iliff.
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