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Crime

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

San Pablo man dies while in custody at Martinez jail

Sheriff to explain plans to add 480 beds at Richmond jail

A plan to add 480 beds at the West County Detention Facility (WCDF) in Richmond will be explained by Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston at the Richmond City Council meeting on Tuesday, according...
Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

The Richmond Police Department on Friday revealed hotspots for car theft over the last two months in the city. The department did so in advance of a crime prevention walk scheduled for Saturday residents to...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond gang member sentenced to 10 years in connection with killing of 16-year-old in...

A Richmond gang member received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of 16-year-old Akeem Rouse on Aug. 29, 2010, according to Bay City...
Online fundraiser launched in wake of San Pablo woman's tragic death in Bay Point parking lot

Man charged with DUI following Bay Point crash that killed San Pablo woman denied...

The man facing charges in connection with an alleged DUI collision in Bay Point earlier this month that killed 24-year-old San Pablo resident Laura Sanchez-Gomez (pictured above) and injured eight others was denied on...
Richmond Police Department joins White House data-driven policing initiative

Richmond Police Department to share data with White House as part of police reform...

The Richmond Police Department is one of 21 law enforcement agencies in the nation that will begin sharing data with federally-appointed scientists as part of a White House initiative to increase data-driven community policing...
Contra Costa Superior Court to restore some hours and services

Suspected Central Richmond gang member gets 12 years for 2013 shooting

A man who police say is a member of Central Richmond's "Deep C" gang was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Friday in connection with a shooting on Hartnett Avenue in 2013, according...
Video! Richmond man's arrest during rap video shoot in SF sparks civil rights lawsuit against cops

Richmond man’s arrest during rap video shoot in SF part of civil rights lawsuit...

An incident that involved the arrest of a Richmond man in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco has led to a federal civil rights lawsuit from Bay Area rappers who say they and others...
El Cerrito police say woman gave sister's name upon arrest

El Cerrito police say woman gave sister’s name when arrested

A 20-year-old Richmond woman was arrested last weekend on charges including false impersonation after police say she gave her sister's name while being questioned about a crashed stolen rental car. The incident unfolded about 12:55...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

Victim of I-80 hit-and-run crash in Richmond identified as Hercules resident

The victim of a fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond on Friday night was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office Monday as Malhar Singh, 65, of Hercules. Singh was driving...
El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County trafficking case

El Sobrante pimp convicted in Orange County in human trafficking case

An El Sobrante pimp who prosecutors described as a brutal modern-day slave owner was convicted last week for trafficking a Northern California woman in Orange County. Laton Lateef Belle, 29, is expected to be sentenced...

Latest Articles

Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Development

Teacher housing eyed for Quarry Residential Project

Teacher housing is being eyed for the Quarry Residential Project, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. The project to construct nearly 200 condominium units at...

Mountain Mike’s Pizza to hold fundraiser for police youth explorers

Mountain Mike's Pizza at 3340 San Pablo Dam Road is set to hold a fundraiser on Thursday, March 1, supporting the San Pablo Police...

Food production biz set to hire 200-plus Richmond residents

A food production company set to open in Richmond is not only investing $15 million in improvements in a 102,000 square foot industrial building...