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Crime

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

Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond police officers used force in 6 percent of arrests last year while seizing...

The Richmond Police Department said Tuesday it used force in about 6 percent of arrests last year, and has had just two fatal officer-involved deaths in more than a decade, due in part to...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Richmond man arrested in Nevada in connection with ‘major identity theft case’

A Richmond man was arrested by the Nevada Highway Patrol last weekend in connection with a "major identity theft case," the Elko Daily Free Press reported. Tyres Dudley, 33, was one of four Northern Californians...
Richmond police seize look-alike gun from 12-year-old robbery suspect

Richmond police seize look-alike gun from 12-year-old robbery suspect

A 12-year-old robbery suspect had a BB gun that was painted black to look like a real gun tucked in his waistband when police stopped him for riding his bicycle in an unsafe manner...
Black Lives Matter image hurts Chief Magnus' job prospects in Tucson

Richmond’s progressive police chief not progressive enough for RPA

Richmond police chief Chris Magnus has gained national attention for a progressive, community-participation brand of policing that’s credited with increasing the department's transparency while reducing the city's crime rate. But members of the Richmond Progressive...
Richmond police seize more than $200,000 worth of meth and heroine after traffic stop

Richmond police seize more than $200,000 worth of meth and heroin after traffic stop

Richmond police seized 4.5 pounds of methamphetamine and three ounces of heroin last week -- amounting to more than $200,000 worth of drugs -- following a traffic stop, police said. The major bust occurred following...
Bicyclists injured in Richmond collisions Monday were riding illegally, police say

Bicyclists injured in Richmond collisions Monday were riding illegally, police say

Three people who were riding bicycles illegally in Richmond on Monday were struck by vehicles in two separate incidents that occurred within 90 minutes, police told the Contra Costa Times. In one incident about 5:45...
No injuries after mom loses control of car in Richmond, crashes into church playground

No injuries after mom loses control of car in Richmond, crashes into church playground

A mother was cited for being unlicensed and for not having her 7-year-old child in a safety seat after she lost control of her car on Saturday and crashed into a church playground in...

Update: Richmond commissioner says there will be no ‘police terror’ town hall April 27

Despite what this Facebook invite claims, the Richmond Human Rights and Human Relations Commission (HRHRC) will not be hosting a town hall on April 27 encouraging residents to testify about their "experiences of police...
23rd Street fight turns fatal

Man shot multiple times in Hilltop area Friday afternoon

A man was shot multiple times in Richmond this afternoon, police said. The shooting was reported about 2:45 p.m.  in the 3000 block of Groom Drive (location on the map below). A resident in the area...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Victim of shooting in Richmond Wednesday becomes suspect at hospital

A man who was shot in the foot near his Richmond home Wednesday night was treated at Kaiser Richmond and released the same night, but ended up in jail along with three others in...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...