Friday, February 28, 2020

Crime

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

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...
Suspect arrested in brazen armed robberies in Richmond, Oakland

Suspect arrested in brazen armed robberies in Richmond, Oakland

A man wanted in connection with brazen armed robberies in Richmond and Oakland has been arrested, but an accomplice is still being sought, according to the Oakland Police Department. The suspect, who hasn't been identified,...
16-year-old shot, injured in Richmond Monday night

Richmond police announce DUI checkpoint

The Richmond Police Department announced it will hold a DUI checkpoint on Richmond Parkway near West Ohio Avenue during the evening hours on Friday, Feb. 28. The Richmond PD Traffic Unit is holding the checkpoint...
Richmond police ask for help identifying armed robbery suspect

Richmond police ask for help identifying armed robbery suspect

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the community's help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery. The incident occurred at about 5 p.m. Monday as the victim was walking southbound in the bustling...
Online fundraiser launched for family of 4-year-old Heitor Carreira

Online fundraiser launched for family of 4-year-old Heitor Carreira

An online fundraiser has been launched to help a grieving family after 4-year-old Heitor Carreira was killed in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Friday. "Heitor was an energetic kid, always with a big smile,"...

Richmond: Arrest made in hit-and-run collision that killed 4-year-old Heitor

A suspect has been arrested and the vehicle located in connection with the fatal hit-and-run collision that killed 4-year-old Heitor in Richmond on Friday, police said. The suspect, who has not yet been identified, turned...
Richmond: Driver leaves scene after striking 4-year-old child

Richmond: Driver leaves scene after fatally striking 4-year-old child

A 4-year-old boy was killed after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene Friday evening, police said. Heitor was near his father in the 2200 block of Coalinga Avenue, near 23rd Street, at...

Suspected graffiti vandals arrested after 12 Richmond businesses tagged

Richmond police recently arrested two suspects in connection with defacing buildings and city-owned properties with graffiti in the area of 23rd Street and Wendell Avenue in Richmond. "The duo were detained and found with cans...

RPD: Man suspected of dumping dirty adult diapers in playground

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of illegally dumping hazardous material in a playground in the May Valley neighborhood. Over the past two months, police...

Tara Hills man charged after alleged barricade incident

A 30-year-old Tara Hills man was charged with possessing multiple weapons, including a machine gun, and for discharging a firearm with gross negligence during an incident last week in which he allegedly barricaded himself...

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WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...