Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Crime

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

Man found fatally shot in Richmond home identified

The man who was found fatally shot in his residence near Shields-Reid Park on Saturday has been identified as 34-year-old Daniel Hernandez-Lopez. Just before 10 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Alamo Avenue...

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting

Richmond police are investigating the death of a man found shot in his residence near Shields-Reid Park on Saturday. Just before 10 a.m., officers responded to the 500 block of Alamo Avenue on a report...

RPD: Mother lied about daughter being kidnapped at donut store

The man accused of kidnapping a child from a Richmond donut store will not be charged after a police investigation revealed the child’s mother lied about the incident, police said. The mom had called police...

Man tries to kidnap child at Richmond donut store before mom intervenes

UPDATE 7/24: The man accused of kidnapping a child from a Richmond donut store will not be charged after a police investigation revealed the child’s mother lied about the incident, police said. Read the...

Man fatally shot on S. 3rd Street in Richmond; arrest made

A man was fatally shot in Richmond's Sante Fe neighborhood early Saturday, and the suspect in the homicide was arrested later the same day at the El Cerrito Plaza BART Station, police said. At 12:47...

Richmond: Man drives car into house after being shot

A man drove his car into a house after being shot in the Fairmede-Hilltop area of Richmond Thursday night, police said. Richmond police responded to the 3000 block of Birmingham Drive on a report of...

Shootout at Richmond party leaves four people injured

Two people were struck by bullets and another two injured while fleeing the scene of a shootout at a Richmond party early Sunday. At 12:21 a.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 4900 block...
An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

An explosive July 4 in Contra Costa County

By Mike Kinney Data isn't required to convince Richmond residents that illegal fireworks use ran rampant on July 4. They lit up the night sky across the city. You didn't just hear them, you also...

One DUI arrest after nearly 800 cars screened at Richmond checkpoint

Of the nearly 800 vehicles screened during a sobriety checkpoint on Hillltop Drive on July 3, one arrest was made for driving while under the influence, according to police. Fifty citations were handed out to...
North Richmond pastor cited for violating COVID-19 health order

Authorities seek San Pablo man in Rodeo fatal shooting

Authorities are searching for a San Pablo man in connection with a fatal shooting in Rodeo in April. Angelo Ramirez, 30, is wanted on suspicion of fatally shooting Olajawon Walker, 24, of San Pablo, in...

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135 citations, 5 DUI arrests during sobriety checkpoint on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney A sobriety checkpoint conducted at 23rd Street and Bissell Avenue on Friday resulted with three DUI arrests, five warrant arrests, 20 cars...

Richmond approves PG&E community resource for power shutoffs

By Kathy Chouteau At its July 28 meeting, Richmond City Council unanimously authorized City Manager Laura Snideman to sign a PG&E license agreement providing a...
WCCUSD launches meal distribution service today; updates locations

WCCUSD reaches tentative agreement with union on back-to-school schedule

This fall, instructional days for West Contra Costa Unified students, who will start the year with distance learning due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...