Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Crime

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

Contra Costa County adopts youth restorative justice program

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will soon implement a restorative justice diversion program for youth, becoming the fourth county in the state to adopt such a program. The diversion program will allow the...
Have you seen it? Resident's special needs handcycle stolen

Have you seen it? Resident’s special needs handcycle stolen

A Richmond paraplegic's special needs handcycle was stolen from his porch over the weekend, and an effort is underway to either recover the expensive bike or raise funds for a new one. The Lasher Sports...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond man pleads guilty to pimping

A Richmond man pleaded guilty to pimping last week and agreed to accept a sentence of three years in state prison in connection with an investigation that followed an arrest last year on 23rd...

Three shootings within 90 minutes in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating three shootings that occurred within 90 minutes late Sunday night. The shootings resulted in four people being transported to the hospital, Richmond police Lt. Matthew Sonebraker said.   At 11:43 p.m., police responded...
One injured in shooting inside The Shops at Hilltop

3 sought in organized retail theft at Hilltop Mall shoe store

Richmond police are searching for three suspects who stole 55 pieces of merchandise valued at $1,600 from a Hilltop Mall shoe store Saturday. The incident occurred at 7:44 p.m. in the mall in the 2100...
Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

An online bomb threat led to the evacuation of students and staff from the El Cerrito High campus Wednesday, school officials said. In the early afternoon, the West Contra Costa Unified School District reported on...
Driver going 85 mph on Richmond Parkway arrested for DUI

Richmond police investigate carjacking in Hilltop area

Richmond police are investigating a carjacking that occurred in the Hilltop area Monday afternoon. Officers responded to the carjacking report in the 3900 block of Klose Way at 3:46 p.m., Richmond police Capt. All Walle...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

RPD investigating attempted kidnapping in North & East neighborhood

After a woman's attempted kidnapping Friday afternoon, North & East neighborhood residents are being asked to check their video surveillance footage with the aim of identifying the suspect. A woman reported to police at 2:24...
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (right) and Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia (left) are partnering on a workshop

Rise in scams targeting seniors inspires free community seminar

With an ongoing rise in scammers targeting seniors, local leaders aim to educate the community on various scams in order to prevent incidents. On Friday, April 26, from 9-11 a.m., community members are invited to...
Man snatches iPhone XS Max from Richmond MetroPCS

Man accused of stealing iPhone XS Max from Richmond MetroPCS

A reward is being offered to identify the man seen in the image above who is accused of stealing an iPhone XS Max from the Richmond MetroPCS on Tuesday. According to the store's owner, who...

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‘Taste of Richmond’ packs Riggers Loft

By Kathy Chouteau The third annual "Taste of Richmond" event brought 750 ticket holders to Riggers Loft on Saturday. Hosted by the City of Richmond’s Economic...
Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Youth to showcase efforts to address local health disparities

Local youth groups are set to showcase how they are creating positive community change by hosting a free event at the East Bay Center...
Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

Help select new Contra Costa County Library card designs

The Contra Costa County Library is asking for the community help in narrowing down library card designs. The county is looking to select five new...