Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Crime

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

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...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

50-year-old Oakley man fatally shot in Richmond

A 50-year-old Oakley man was fatally shot in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood on Friday, July 5. Richmond police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 6th Street and Ohio Avenue at...

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...

Reminder: All fireworks illegal everywhere in Contra Costa County

Last year, on the day after Independence Day, an Antioch resident was severely injured handling a supposedly ‘safe and sane’ firework. Also last year, illegal fireworks sparked preventable vegetation fires that threatened lives and...

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...

Two drones, laptops stolen in Pt. Richmond window-smash burglary

An auto burglary in Point Richmond Wednesday night led to the theft of two drones, a camera and lenses, and two Apple laptops, police said. The burglary occurred about 10:40 p.m. at Railroad Avenue and...

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...

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...

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...
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,...

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San Pablo PD seeks public’s help in solving homicides

Have any information related to the 2015 killing of Deon Ward in San Pablo? If so, the San Pablo Police Department is urging you...
Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

Popular Richmond eatery aims to serve alcohol, open Saturday evenings

A popular eatery in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood is applying with the city to obtain a license to sell beer and wine to customers,...
Community advocates fundraising to send 15 Pullman Point kids to Oakland A's game

Richmond Chamber’s economic summit heads to Oakland Coliseum

The Richmond Chamber of Commerce is encouraging community members to purchase early-bird tickets to it's annual economic summit, which this year will be held...