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

Police: 13-year-old found with loaded rifle at 4 a.m. in Richmond

If it wasn't concerning enough to find a 13-year-old boy hanging out in a truck parked in the Iron Triangle at 4 a.m. last month, Richmond police say they also found him in possession...

Weapons seized during search of alleged drug dealer’s Maine Ave. home

While serving a search warrant on the home of a suspected drug dealer in the 400 block of Maine Avenue last week, Richmond police said they also seized a .40 caliber pistol with an...

San Pablo PD releases crime data ahead of council presentation

The San Pablo Police Department has released a decade's worth of crime data ahead of its presentation to the City Council meeting Monday, when the trends and prevention strategies will be discussed.  Below, we've posted...
Police find woman inside donation box in El Cerrito, arrest her

Police free woman from donation box in El Cerrito

A woman found trapped in a clothing donations box in El Cerrito earlier this month was arrested after police helped free her, according to a police blotter report and further details from the East...
Two dead after shooting in Richmond's Hilltop Green neighborhood

Vallejo police fatally shoot suspect in Richmond’s Hilltop neighborhood

Vallejo police fatally shot a suspect in Richmond this evening following a high-speed chase that began in Vallejo and ended in the Hilltop neighborhood, Richmond police said. About 5:20 p.m., officers in Vallejo attempted to...

Murdered Richmond teen remembered for unifying community

Both in life and in death, Otilio "Nico" Martinez's ability to bring levity to serious situations has shined through, often via the immense power of his electric smile. On Thursday, a memorial bench to the...

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...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...