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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 mayor witnesses teen mob attacking man near BART station

Richmond Mayor Tom Butt witnessed an attack in the area of Richmond BART station plaza Thursday morning, when about a dozen teenagers were apparently involved in an assault on a man. A BART spokesman confirmed...
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RPD, FBI announce joint crackdown on Manor Boyz street gang

"You better start looking over your shoulder." That was the stern warning delivered to local gangs Wednesday by John Bennett, the special agent in charge of the FBI's San Francisco Division, who alongside Richmond police...
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RPD unveils ‘exchange zone’ to curb robberies related to online sales

As we reported last week, the Richmond Police Department has set aside two parking stalls at its headquarters at 1701 Regatta Blvd. to allow for a Community Exchange Zone, where residents can safely conduct...
15-year-old arrested in connection with Allie Sweitzer's murder

15-year-old arrested for murder of Allie Sweitzer

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of 20-year-old Allie Sweitzer in Booker T. Anderson Park on May 18, according to the Richmond Police Department. On Monday about 6 p.m., the...
Vallejo police shoot suspect in Richmond's Hilltop neighborhood

Man found fatally shot in Iron Triangle Sunday

A man in his 20s was found fatally shot early Sunday inside a car in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood, marking the city's 7th homicide this year, police said. The victim was identified by the county...

Internet crime prompts arrests, new ‘Community Exchange Zone’

Richmond police have arrested four suspects in a series of alleged internet “meet-up” robberies — and in response have created a Community Exchange Zone to protect residents. In May, Richmond officers responded to calls of...

Richmond Police nab tennis coach suspected of child sexual assault

Richmond police have arrested a local tennis coach on suspicion of having sex with two teenage tennis students. Normandie Burgos, who had been charged but acquitted of charges of sexual assault in 2006, was arrested...

Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Richmond Police Department

A Friday night bomb threat spurred an evacuation of the Richmond Police Department headquarters at 1701 Regatta Blvd. as well as their nearby Communications Center. Numerous nearby residents and businesses were also evacuated, including those...

Richmond celebrates July 4 with parades, festivals but tempered by illegal fireworks

By Zach Chouteau Richmond’s July 4 events, actually centered around July 3 doings as is the City’s tradition, appear to have gone off smoothly with no major issues to report. However, the Richmond Police Department lamented...

San Pablo crash fatality ID’d as Richmond resident

By Zach Chouteau A woman who died in the first of two tragic collisions on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Pablo early Monday morning has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office...

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Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond’s weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

Richmond's annual Back to School Carnival -- a full weekend of amusement rides, carnival games, fair food and a school supplies giveaway -- will...
Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators encourage dads to take kids to first day of school

Richmond educators are encouraging fathers and father-figures to take their children or a child to their first day of school. And employers are being asked...

San Pablo council approves $647,000 for city schools

Students attending a half-dozen San Pablo schools and Richmond High will benefit from a $647,000 infusion to local nonprofits. This week, the San Pablo City...