Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Crime

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

Berkeley man arrested for armed robbery at El Cerrito Valero

Berkeley man arrested for armed robbery at El Cerrito Valero

A Berkeley man was arrested over the weekend in connection with an armed robbery that occurred the previous week at the Valero gas station in El Cerrito, police said. At about 11:11 a.m. on July...

Contra Costa joins state program aiming to rectify excessive prison sentences

A state pilot program will help the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office process resentencing applications from inmates in state prisons in a more timely manner. On Friday, the DA's office was notified that it...
Driver in crash on Pinole Valley Road cited for DUI

Driver in crash on Pinole Valley Road cited for DUI

The driver of a vehicle that overturned on Pinole Valley Road and Henry Avenue in Pinole on Friday was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol, police said. The accident occurred about 4:50 p.m....
Bat-wielding man goes on vehicle vandalism spree in West County

Bat-wielding man goes on vehicle vandalism spree in West County

A man suspected of vandalizing multiple vehicles with a bat earlier today -- including smashing a car window while a passenger was inside in San Pablo, causing minor abrasions to the passenger's face --...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Pinole police say homicide related to family dispute

A fatal shooting in Pinole Thursday started as a dispute between family members, police said. Jeramy Dorsey, 25, of Oakland, allegedly shot a member of his family, whose identity was not immediately known, at a...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Suspect in Pinole homicide shot and injured by police

The suspect in a fatal shooting in Pinole was shot and injured by a police officer while fleeing the homicide Thursday afternoon, police said. About 1:10 p.m., police were dispatched to a report of a...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Arrest made in shooting at S. 37th and Cutting

An arrest was made in connection with a shooting that injured a driver at S. 37th Street and Cutting Boulevard last month, police said. About 10 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, the victim, a 35-year-old...
Online fundraiser launched to support family of murdered Tyler Dickson

GoFundMe launched to support family of Tyler Dickson

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been launched to support the family of Tyler Dickson, 20, the promising student-athlete from San Pablo who was found murdered at a campground in Oroville last weekend. "As our family deals...
Richmond police chief calls for ordinance changes to address illegal fireworks

Richmond police chief calls for ordinance changes to address illegal fireworks

Anticipating there would be ample illegal fireworks activity during the Independence Day weekend, the Richmond Police Department sent out a special detail of 16 officers to address issues. But Richmond police Chief Bisa French...
20-year-old San Pablo man found murdered at Oroville campground

20-year-old San Pablo man found murdered at Oroville campground

The community is mourning the loss of a 20-year-old San Pablo man and former star quarterback at El Cerrito High, who was found murdered at a campground in Oroville over the weekend, according to...

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Join National Park Service ranger, Betty Reid Soskin for an hour long informal virtual chat, every Thursday, at 2 pm, beginning May 13. Betty will share her thoughts and insights and answer questions in this informal virtual gathering. For those who have met her, this will be another opportunity to connect and share. For those who have yet to meet her, this will be a chance to ask those questions you have always wanted to ask. The session will be moderated by Ranger Armand Johnson, and may vary in length depending on how Betty is feeling. This free program is open to all ages and no reservations are required. To view the virtual event or for more information, please visit the park website at www.nps.gov/rori. Or call the Rosie the Riveter/ WWII Home National Historical Park (NHP) Visitor Education Center at (510) 232-5050 x 0. At Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front NHP, Betty illuminates the invisible histories of African Americans and other people of color, and her efforts, demonstrate how her work has impacted the way the National Park Service conveys such history to audiences across the United States. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, CA is the flagship National Park Service site selected to tell the story of Rosie the Riveter and WWII Home Front workers of all kinds. This unique park chronicles the explosive growth of wartime industry, the innovations fostered by visionaries like Henry J. Kaiser, and the extraordinary history of ordinary people who were challenged as never before and came together to overcome wartime odds. The Rosie the Riveter Visitor Education Center is open seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM and is located at 1414 Harbour Way South, suite 3000, Richmond, CA 94804. For more information and directions to the Visitor Education Center, please call (510) 232-5050 x0 or visit to http://www.nps.gov/rori/planyourvisit/directions.htm. Admission to the Visitor Center and programs is free.

Rosie Trust gala to celebrate Betty Reid Soskin’s 100th birthday

By Kathy Chouteau Rosie the Riveter Trust, the nonprofit partner of Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, has announced...
San Pablo back-to-school drive with Family Giving Tree enters 11th year

San Pablo back-to-school drive with Family Giving Tree enters 11th year

A partnership headed into its 11th year between the City of San Pablo and Family Giving Tree Agency is poised to equip undeserved children...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

One killed, two injured in Richmond shootings Sunday

Two shootings in Richmond on Sunday claimed the life of one person and injured two others, a police captain said. At 6:34 p.m. Sunday, officers...