Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Crime

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

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Contra Costa DA says coronavirus price gougers will be prosecuted

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is encouraging community members to report any incident of price gouging, which is illegal under the current State of Emergency stemming from the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19,...
Richmond traffic stop leads to seizure of guns, ammunition and body armor

Richmond traffic stop leads to seizure of guns, bullets and body armor

A police traffic stop in Richmond on Sunday resulted in the seizure of the firearms, ammunition and illegal body armor. Richmond police K-9 Officer Brandon Hodges and Officer Alyssa Alvarado conducted the traffic stop for...
El Cerrito police: Resident on Cutting Blvd. fatally shoots intruder

El Cerrito police: Resident on Cutting Blvd. fatally shoots intruder

The resident of a home on Cutting Boulevard fatally shot a suspected burglar early Saturday, according to the El Cerrito Police Department. Police responded to the home at 1:13 a.m. after a female resident reported...
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Richmond: former P.E. teacher sentenced to 3 years in prison

A former Richmond High physical education teacher and soccer coach was sentenced to three years in state prison and will register as a sex offender for the rest of his life after he pleaded...
El Cerrito: Sentenced stalker allegedly re-offends hours after release from custody

El Cerrito: Stalker allegedly re-offends hours after release from custody

A Redwood City man convicted of misdemeanor stalking and vandalism charges after he used a tire iron to break out "all the windows" of a home on Arlington Boulevard in El Cerrito was arrested...
Richmond: 4 DUI arrests, 74 citations during sobriety checkpoint

Richmond: 4 DUI arrests, 74 citations during sobriety checkpoint

For those arrested on DUI charges on Richmond Parkway near West Macdonald Avenue on Friday night, you can't say we didn't warn you. Four impaired drivers were arrested on charges while driving intoxicated or under...
Pinole police increase presence at middle school after rumored threat

Pinole police increase presence at middle school after rumored threat

Pinole police increased their presence in and around the Pinole Middle School campus today in the wake of a campus fight on Wednesday and following an unverified rumor that a former student had planned...
Richmond police offering $10K reward in 2018 homicide case

Richmond police offering $10K reward in 2018 homicide case

The Richmond Police Department is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charges of those responsible for fatally shooting Richard Doss III in June 2018. The homicide occurred June 24, 2018...
Richmond: Man's death after violent police encounter under investigation

16-year-old shot, injured in Richmond Monday night

A 16-year-old was in serious but stable condition at a trauma center following a shooting in the parking lot of a Richmond gas station at 38th Street and Cutting Boulevard on Monday night, police...
Richmond auto repair worker arrested in insurance fraud sting

Richmond auto repair worker arrested in insurance fraud sting

Four employees of Contra Costa County auto shops, including one in Richmond, were arrested following an undercover operation targeting auto repair insurance fraud. Marco Hernandez, 48, an employee of 101 Auto Body at 5327 Jacuzzi...

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Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension includes new directives

Contra Costa stay-at-home order extension has new restrictions

Contra Costa County and five other Bay Area counties extended a previous stay-at-home order through May 3 and added restrictions on activities in order...
Richmond's public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Richmond public safety heroes: Brandon Hodges

Day and night our public safety heroes answer the call, working tirelessly to prevent crime and save lives. When they’re not doing that, they’re...
Richmond Virtual Rec Center helps alleviate shelter-at-home doldrums

Richmond Virtual Rec Center a remedy for shelter-at-home doldrums

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Public Library and Community Services Department have an antidote for anyone suffering the COVID-19 shelter-at-home doldrums: A Virtual Recreation Center. The...