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Crime

View the latest crime news from Richmond, California including breaking news and updates to any older crime news stories.

Richmond homeowner shoots suspect who broke into his house

Richmond homeowner shoots intruder

A Richmond homeowner shot and injured a suspect during an attempted home invasion robbery early Friday, police said. Police responded to the 3100 block of Alta Mira Drive about 12:15 a.m. on a call about...
Coach shoots at parent outside Richmond basketball tournament, no injuries

Richmond police chief provides update on illegal July 4 fireworks use

It was "business as usual" when it came to illegal fireworks in Richmond on July 4, according to Mayor Tom Butt, although Police Chief Allwyn Brown says the problem appears to have improved over...
Coach shoots at parent outside Richmond basketball tournament, no injuries

Man fatally shot in El Sobrante Saturday night

Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal shooting in El Sobrante on Saturday, according to deputies and news reports. The victim of the fatal shooting was identified Monday as Mario Ambriz Jr., 28,...

Community packs veterans hall for 23rd St. prostitution forum

By Mike Kinney and Mike Aldax Joleen opened by telling the packed crowd of neighbors and merchants in Veterans Memorial Hall on 23rd Street she was nervous about sharing her story. “My mother begged me to...
Pimp and his 'business manager' busted for human trafficking on 23rd Street

Pimp and his ‘business manager’ busted for human trafficking on 23rd Street

Despite his arrest during a police operation targeting human trafficking on 23rd Street earlier this year, a suspected Richmond pimp continued to run his business while behind bars -- with help from a 22-year-old...
Coach shoots at parent outside Richmond basketball tournament, no injuries

Eastbound I-80 shutdown stems from incident on 23rd Street: police

The closure of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 lanes near the El Portal Drive exit for one-and-a-half hours Monday morning was related to a suspect who, moments earlier, had been reported to police for being...
21-year-old man found fatally shot on 23rd St. Sunday

21-year-old man found fatally shot on 23rd St. Sunday

Richard Doss, 21, of Richmond was found fatally shot in a vehicle on 23rd Street on Sunday, police said. Officers responded to reports of shots fired and a possible collision in the area of 27th...
Groups calling for ban on single-serve alcoholic beverages in Richmond

Proposed Richmond resolution would ban sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages

A proposed resolution is circulating social media that calls upon Richmond to restrict or ban the sale of single-serve alcoholic beverages in stores, including drinks "as small as 50 milliliters and as large as...
RPD operation on 23rd Street attempts to provide resources, assistance to prostitutes

RPD operation on 23rd St. offers resources, assistance to prostitutes

The Richmond Police Department's ongoing efforts to address the prostitution problem on 23rd Street last weekend included an operation that sent bicycle and foot patrol officers to the strip to offer assistance and resources,...
Narcotics bust nets eight arrests, three from Richmond

Narcotics bust nets eight arrests, three from Richmond

A three-months-long investigation launched by tips from residents of the Coronado neighborhood led to the arrest of eight suspects, including three brothers from Richmond, in connection with a narcotics trafficking network that expanded to...

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Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Richmond residents represent at thrilling Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

Thousands of people throughout Northern California attended the annual Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo on Saturday -- and once again many from Richmond represented. The nation’s...

USPS halts plans to close Richmond Main Post Office

In a surprise announcement Monday, local elected officials say the Richmond Main Post Office at 1025 Nevin Ave. will remain open and operational --...
Groundbreaking set for CoBiz Richmond

Richmond Business Hub groundbreaking set for Tuesday

A groundbreaking is set for Tuesday for a highly-anticipated business incubator, coffee shop and food business set to locate in the groundfloor retail space...