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Crime

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

Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Two shot, one fatally, in El Sobrante

Two people were shot in El Sobrante Wednesday night, including a 25-year-old Pittsburg man who died from his wounds, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. About 8:41 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a...
Online fundraiser launched to support family of slain Richmond teen

Online fundraiser launched to support family of slain Richmond teen

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been launched to support the grieving family of a Kennedy High student who was fatally shot in Richmond on Friday, March 19. Richmond police don't believe 17-year-old Melvin Rodriguez-Marquez was in...
RPD's 2019 'Detective of Year' retires

RPD’s 2019 ‘Detective of Year’ retires

A veteran Richmond police officer who was named Detective of the Year in 2019 has retired, the Richmond Police Department announced. Det. Chris Decious served as a cop for 27 years, beginning as an officer...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

21-year-old man fatally shot at Richmond gas station

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred at a gas station Tuesday that claimed the life of 21-year-old Derrick McDougal. Officers responded to the area of 23rd Street and Barrett Avenue following a...
Richmond police offer up helpful home security tips

Richmond police offer up helpful home security tips

By Kathy Chouteau Looking to up your home security game? The Richmond Police Department (RPD) recently posted home burglary prevention tips on social media to help community members better protect their residences from being targeted. “During...

Man dies following arrest by Richmond police

A 47-year-old man died after being arrested by Richmond police Wednesday morning. About 10:35 a.m., officers responded to a call from a business owner in the 12600 block of San Pablo Avenue, which is between...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Richmond man fatally shot in El Sobrante

A 30-year-old Richmond man was fatally shot in El Sobrante early Thursday, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. At about 1:10 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of Joan Vista Street...
Pinole man arrested for shooting into unoccupied vehicle at 2:44 a.m.

Pinole man arrested for shooting into unoccupied vehicle at 2:44 a.m.

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting into an unoccupied vehicle in Pinole on at least two occasions during the early morning hours, including at 2:44 a.m. this morning, police said. Police responded to...
Gunman who injured first responders in Antioch arrested in Richmond

Gunman who injured first responders in Antioch captured in Richmond

A gunman who opened fire on first responders tending to a medical emergency in Antioch on Saturday night, injuring a firefighter and a medic, was arrested following a pursuit that ended in Richmond and...

$10K reward offered amid ongoing search for Antoine Whittley

The Richmond Police Department has announced a $10,000 reward for anyone who can provide information leading to the whereabouts of missing Kennedy High student Antoine Whittley. A daily and ongoing multi-agency land and water search...

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West County charter schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

Richmond charter middle schools to hold inaugural celebration of Black excellence

By Kathy Chouteau A collective of West Contra Costa County charter middle schools will partner to host “Black + Brilliant: Building Unity in Community,” an...