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Crime

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

RPD releases sketch of homicide suspect

RPD releases sketch of homicide suspect

Richmond police have released the sketch of a suspect in a shooting in December that claimed the life of 45-year-old Edgar Osbaldo Jocal Chay. The incident occurred at about 10:55 p.m., when Chay returned home...

Dozens cited in pedestrian safety operation at Macdonald Ave., 15th St.

The Richmond Police Department recently issued 32 citations and made two DUI arrests during a pedestrian safety operation at Macdonald Avenue and 15th Street. The operation was planned after RPD received complaints from the community...

Richmond man arrested in attack on girls in El Cerrito

A Richmond man was arrested last week on suspicion of attacking two young girls near the DMV building in El Cerrito, with the aim of sexually assaulting them, police said. El Cerrito police were dispatched...
Coroner's Jury finds Martinez Jail inmate died of natural causes

Coroner’s Jury finds Martinez Jail inmate died of natural causes

An inmate who died while in custody at the Martinez Detention Facility on Feb. 7, 2018 passed away from natural causes, according to the finding of a Coroner's Jury. David Lamarc Hubbard, 46, of San...

Authorities investigate homicides in Richmond, El Sobrante

Authorities are investigating two homicides in recent days, including the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Richmond man Friday and the fatal shooting of a 52-year-old man in El Sobrante on Saturday. Richmond police responded to...
Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

Domestic violence suspect arrested after ramming vehicles with her car

A 23-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, assault with a deadly weapon after police say she rammed her car into several vehicles in Richmond on Sunday. Officers responded at about 12:25 a.m....

Richmond police seek help in Hilltop Lake Park homicide case

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in solving a homicide at Hilltop Lake Park last year. On May 17, 2018, at 6:45 a.m., police responded to the park in the area behind the YMCA...

Two men killed in separate Richmond shootings

Two people were killed in separate fatal shootings in Richmond over the weekend, police said. At about 1:07 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a vehicle that crashed into a fence in the 600 block of...

Shops at Hilltop grab-and-run suspects arrested

Four suspects were arrested Saturday on suspicion of committing at least one grab-and-run theft at Macy's at The Shops at Hilltop, police said. In fact, the suspects struck at the same time as a Richmond...
Richmond police make arrest in 'Letgo' app robbery

Richmond police make arrest in ‘Letgo’ app robbery

Richmond police arrested a suspected robber who met his victim on the Letgo app, which allows users to buy and sell used items. A few days ago, the suspect and victim used Letgo to negotiate...

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Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

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Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.