Thursday, August 22, 2019

Crime

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

OfferUp meetup ends in gunpoint robbery at Wendell Park

It was a set up. That's what the victim of a gunpoint robbery at Wendell Park in Richmond suspects, according to police. At about 11 a.m., a teenager used the OfferUp app to arrange a meeting...

RPD urges use of exchange zone after FoodsCo parking lot robbery

A recent robbery in the parking lot of the FoodsCo at 1250 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond is an example why residents should consider exchanging money for goods in the exchange zone at the Police...

Man arrested for sexual assault on woman exercising in Richmond

A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault on a woman who was walking for exercise in Richmond earlier this month. And now Detectives are looking into the possibility that there may...

One stolen puppy found, the other still missing

One of two herding puppies stolen from their owner near the Dotson Family Marsh area of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park was found, authorities reported earlier this week, but the other remains missing. The black...
Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

Family of Richmond man slain by stray bullet pleads for public’s help

Over two months after 56-year-old Richmond resident Miguel Ramirez was fatally struck by a stray bullet while retrieving mail outside his apartment complex, the shooters involved remain on the loose. On Tuesday, Ramirez's family made...

Suspect stole from Point Richmond home as residents slept

Richmond police have released an image of a suspect who entered a Point Richmond home and made off with items while the residents were sleeping on Saturday. The suspect entered the home at about 5...

Amazon delivery van, 71 packages stolen in El Sobrante

Rather than the typical route of swiping packages from porches, these thieves went straight for the Amazon van. A man is in custody and another is being sought in connection with the theft of an...
Legal professionals needed for county's high school mock trial program

Richmond man charged with trafficking a minor

A Richmond man who prosecutors call a known associate of a North Richmond gang was charged Wednesday with sex trafficking a 16-year-old girl he allegedly recruited via social media. Mychal Duane Nelson, 34, of Richmond,...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

Oakland man fatally shot in Richmond

A 61-year-old Oakland man was fatally shot in Richmond Tuesday night, police said. Police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 18th Street and Chanslor Avenue at about 11 p.m. and...

Herding puppies stolen from owner near Dotson Family Marsh

Two herding dog puppies were stolen from their owner earlier this month near the Dotson Family Marsh in Point Pinole Regional Park, according to the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department. The puppies "are...

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Richmond artist’s portraits challenge perceptions

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East Brother Beer Co. Summer Classic packs the pub

East Brother Beer’s annual Summer Classic Car Show set for Sunday

Delicious beers and sweet cars. The pairing deserves an annual celebration, and that's why we're thankful for East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond. The fun...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

Man upset over illegally parked cars calls false emergency to 911

A man who called a false emergency to 911 in Richmond Tuesday hoping that authorities would investigate illegally parked cars could face a criminal...