Monday, June 17, 2019

Crime

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

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

Despite recent violence, city’s downward crime trend continues

The recent spate of shootings in Richmond has prompted concerns about the state of public safety in the city, but data continues to show a downward crime trend, Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown said. Data...
Contra Costa Superior Court to restore some hours and services

Richmond man sentenced to prison for tax return scam

A Richmond man was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Tuesday for filing more than 200 fraudulent income tax returns with the IRS, according to the U.S. Attorney Attorney's Office, Northern District of...
Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

A vigil is set to be held Wednesday for a 56-year-old father of three and grandfather of four who was reportedly struck by a stray bullet while getting mail outside his home on Tuesday,...
Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

El Cerrito police ID online bomb threat suspect

El Cerrito police reported today that they identified the juvenile suspect responsible for a bomb threat posted to social media on May 1 that led to the evacuation of El Cerrito High. The threat led...
Richmond police chief briefs city leaders on spate of shootings

Richmond police chief briefs city leaders on spate of shootings

Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown sent a briefing to City Manager Carlos Martinez, Mayor Tom Butt and city councilmembers on the spate of shootings that's occurred in Richmond in recent days. This briefing was...
Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 1600 block of Chanslor Avenue tonight, police said. Officers responded to a Shotspotter gun detection system activation at about 5:05 p.m. When the arrived at the...

Contra Costa County adopts youth restorative justice program

The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office will soon implement a restorative justice diversion program for youth, becoming the fourth county in the state to adopt such a program. The diversion program will allow the...
Have you seen it? Resident's special needs handcycle stolen

Have you seen it? Resident’s special needs handcycle stolen

A Richmond paraplegic's special needs handcycle was stolen from his porch over the weekend, and an effort is underway to either recover the expensive bike or raise funds for a new one. The Lasher Sports...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond man pleads guilty to pimping

A Richmond man pleaded guilty to pimping last week and agreed to accept a sentence of three years in state prison in connection with an investigation that followed an arrest last year on 23rd...

Three shootings within 90 minutes in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating three shootings that occurred within 90 minutes late Sunday night. The shootings resulted in four people being transported to the hospital, Richmond police Lt. Matthew Sonebraker said.   At 11:43 p.m., police responded...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Have you seen these beautiful model trains? Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...