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Crime | Jan 15, 2017

Suspect sought in reckless Friday night pursuit that began in North Richmond

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating a 22-year-old Citrus Heights man who fled from sheriff’s deputies in North …

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Crime | Jan 13, 2017

Ex-Richmond teacher faces minimum 900-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting kids

A former Richmond teacher was convicted of 87 of 90 counts of child molestation and kidnapping charges on Thursday and …

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Crime | Jan 12, 2017

San Pablo police commander arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

A San Pablo police commander and former Vallejo police lieutenant was arrested in Roseville Sunday morning on suspicion of domestic …

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Crime | Jan 10, 2017

Suspect sought in attempted carjacking of Maserati outside El Cerrito Safeway

El Cerrito police are searching for a man who attempted to carjack a Maserati in the Safeway parking lot on …

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Crime | Jan 3, 2017

Hilltop Mall shooting leads to charges for three Richmond residents

A shooting in the parking lot near the Walmart at Hilltop Mall on Monday, Dec. 26 has led to attempted …

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Crime | Dec 31, 2016

Man arrested after threatening patrons with sword at Richmond business

A man was taken into custody on Christmas Eve after allegedly threatening patrons of a Richmond business with a 2-foot-long …

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Crime | Dec 22, 2016

Richmond police detectives investigating Monday fatal shooting

A 26-year-old man was fatally shot in the 1500 block of Chanslor Avenue in Richmond on Monday night, police said. …

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Crime | Dec 21, 2016

Three arrested in connection with shooting in San Pablo

Three people were arrested in connection with a shooting in San Pablo last weekend, police said. Luis Flores Mendoza, 18, …

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Crime | Dec 21, 2016

Richmond burglary call leads to pursuit, crash, gun seizure and arrest

Richmond police have released photos from an incident last week that involved a burglary call, shooting and pursuit in an …

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Crime | Dec 17, 2016

Third suspect arrested in connection with murder of William Sims

The third of three suspects connected to the alleged racially-motivated fatal shooting of 28-year-old William Sims in El Sobrante last …

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Crime | Dec 15, 2016

Police: Father arrested after texting photo of himself holding knife to daughter’s throat

The photo left at least one Richmond police officer speechless. A 28-year-old Oakland man was arrested after he allegedly texted …

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Crime | Dec 14, 2016

32-year-old man shot dead in San Pablo Tuesday night

A 32-year-old man was fatally shot in San Pablo Tuesday night, police said. Police received calls of shots fired about …

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Crime | Dec 13, 2016

Driver who passed field sobriety tests had cocktails, police allege

A driver who passed a series of field sobriety tests following a Richmond traffic collision earlier this month still ended …

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Crime | Dec 12, 2016

Second suspect arrested in connection with William Sims’ murder

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the brutal killing of 28-year-old Richmond resident Williams Sims at an …

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Crime | Dec 9, 2016

Loaded gun, 5-year-old boy found in Richmond man’s vehicle

A Richmond man who allegedly sold stolen property to undercover police officers on Thursday had driven to the sale in …

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31-year-old Richmond woman sentenced for killing 16-year-old who had fathered her child

Crime | Oct 20, 2015

Richmond woman, 31, sentenced for killing 16-year-old ex-boyfriend

A 31-year-old Richmond woman was sentenced to 21 years in state prison Tuesday for fatally shooting a 16-year-old ex-boyfriend who …

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Crime | Oct 13, 2016

Three suspects arrested for murder of Eric Brown

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a shooting at La Moine Park in Richmond Monday night that killed …

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Selfie suspect turns self in

Crime | Nov 18, 2015

El Cerrito robbery suspect’s selfies end up in victim’s cloud storage

The woman pictured is wanted by police in connection with the violent robbery of an El Cerrito High student on …

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Crime | Sep 22, 2016

Arrest made in murder of Javonte Prothro

Richmond police arrested a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of Javonte Prothro. Dawaun Rice, 19, of Richmond (pictured …

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RPD investigating video of woman accused of leaving baby in car while shopping at GamesStop

Crime | Apr 18, 2016

Richmond police investigating video of baby left in car while woman shopped at GameStop

A viral video has prompted Richmond police to investigate allegations that a woman left a baby alone in her car …

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Loaded gun, 5-year-old boy found in Richmond burglary suspect's vehicle

Crime | Dec 9, 2016

Loaded gun, 5-year-old boy found in Richmond man’s vehicle

A Richmond man who allegedly sold stolen property to undercover police officers on Thursday had driven to the sale in …

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Hilltop Mall shooting leads to charges for three Richmond residents

Crime | Jul 14, 2015

Man dead, teenager critical, three others injured after two Richmond shootings Tuesday

A man was killed and a 17-year-old critically injured after shots rang out at the Monterey Pines Apartments complex in …

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Crime | Sep 20, 2016

25 arrested at Richmond hotel following SWAT operation Tuesday

A two-month-long investigation into fraudulent activity at a Richmond hotel  — where several units were allegedly being used to carry …

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26-year-old man fatally shot on Cutting Boulevard in broad daylight

Crime | Apr 28, 2016

26-year-old man dead following broad-daylight shooting in Richmond

A 26-year-old man was killed in a broad daylight shooting in Richmond late Thursday afternoon, police said. At 4:47 p.m., …

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Hilltop Mall shooting leads to charges for three Richmond residents

Crime | Oct 11, 2016

Two shot, one fatally, at Richmond park Monday night

A 21-year-old man was killed and a 19-year-old man injured in a shooting Monday night at La Moine Park in …

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