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Crime

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

National Night Out set for Tuesday, Aug. 1

National Night Out is celebrated by more than 35 million people in over 15,000 communities across the U.S. -- but few jurisdictions do it justice quite like Richmond. Held on the first Tuesday in August,...
Opinion: Enough Already, Let’s Keep BART Running

‘Large stick’ assault at El Cerrito del Norte Station leads to arrest

A man was arrested at BART's El Cerrito del Norte on Thursday on charges that he struck a person with a large stick, police said. The incident occurred at 2:21 p.m., when officers responded to...
Man defecates, eats feces, then spits at Richmond officers during arrest

Man defecates, eats feces, then spits at Richmond officers during arrest

A parolee who defecated in a police cruiser, began eating his feces and then spat at officers caused a brief shutdown of eastbound lanes on Interstate Highway 80, Richmond police reported Monday. The incident unfolded...
Protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan Terminal in Richmond

Protesters arrested at Kinder Morgan Terminal in Richmond

Two protesters were arrested at the Kinder Morgan Richmond Terminal Monday morning, according to Bay City News, citing a police spokesman. The protesters were among the activists blocking three gates at the Canal Boulevard facility...

12-year-old boy shot in North Richmond; suspect in custody

A 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after a shooting in North Richmond on Thursday, and a suspect is in custody, the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff reported Friday. The shooting occurred about...

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...

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...

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Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory to hold open house Sunday, Oct. 22

Salesian College Preparatory is inviting prospective students and their families onto its campus at 2851 Salesian Ave. in Richmond this Sunday, Oct. 22, from...
Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

Craneway Pavilion event to offer ideal venue to honor veterans

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Craneway Pavilion will be an all-encompassing site where Richmond area residents will have an opportunity to honor those who...
Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Amazon headquarters proposal includes Richmond sites

Will Amazon locate its second headquarters in Richmond? Richmond was one of five Bay Area cities to take part in a joint application to Amazon...