Sunday, October 24, 2021

Crime

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

Two men injured in El Sobrante shooting

Two men were shot and injured in El Sobrante on Sunday, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the 5300 bock of D Avila Way about 6:24 p.m. on a report...

3 arrested after armed robbery at Hercules Starbucks and pursuit

Three suspects involved in an armed robbery at the Starbucks on Willow Avenue in Hercules were arrested after a multi-city pursuit Wednesday afternoon, police said. About 1 p.m., a gun-toting man wearing a mask and...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Man fatally shot on S. 12th Street in Richmond

A man was fatally shot in Richmond Wednesday night, police said. At about 9:20 p.m., officers responded to the 200 block of S. 12th Street after a Shotspotter gun detection system activation registered six rounds...

Multiple Richmond shootings in recent days leave two injured

Two people were injured amid multiple shootings within the last three days in Richmond, police said. Early today, a shooting in the 4900 block of Harnett Avenue injured one person, Richmond police Capt. Al Walle...

Ex-Pinole cop accused of unlawfully filming sex with women

A former Pinole police officer has been charged with using a hidden camera in his bedroom to film himself having sex with a woman who did not consent to the recording. The Contra Costa...

2 DUI arrests, 80 citations at sobriety checkpoint in Richmond

Two people were arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence during a sobriety checkpoint in Richmond in which 1,226 cars were screened, according to police. The grant-funded checkpoint was conducted at Richmond Parkway...

Arson suspect arrested at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park

Fast-acting park visitors were lauded Friday for their help in dousing an arson fire at Wildcat Canyon Regional Park and for assisting police in locating the suspect. East Bay Regional Park District Police responded to...

Teen critically injured in Richmond shooting

A 17-year-old boy sustained several gunshot wounds and was hospitalized in critical condition in Richmond Tuesday night, police said. Officers responded at 8:42 p.m. to the 300 block of 20th Street following activation of the...
who had a restraining order against him for prior domestic violence incidents

2019 fatal shooting by Richmond police deemed lawful

No charges will be filed against Richmond police officers who fatally shot a man who had been trying to stab family members to death in 2019, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced...
San Pablo officers commended for handling of armed young person's mental health crisis

San Pablo officers commended for handling of armed young person’s mental health crisis

A San Pablo officer and a team of his colleagues received a Chief's Citation for their actions in responding to a volatile situation last month involving an armed young person suffering from a mental...

Latest Articles

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check...
Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered West County residents

Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered residents

Volunteers with Safe Organized Spaces Richmond (SOS! Richmond), a community organization working to address the problems of homelessness in collaboration with public, private and...
Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update on site's future

Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update...

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, the new owner of the former Hilltop Mall property, recently donated 150 backpacks for Highland Elementary School students and Hilltop Community...