Thursday, July 16, 2020

Crime

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

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...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

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...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

Pt. Richmond resident arrested for swiping phone from woman filming him amid dispute

A Point Richmond resident was arrested on allegations of stealing a woman's phone and burying it in his yard after she used the phone to film him during a dispute, police said. On Tuesday at...
Point Richmond call-in radio show lifts spirits during pandemic

Fundraiser launched for victim of DUI accident near Ferry Point tunnel

An online fundraiser has been launched to support the man who was seriously injured after being pinned between two parked vehicles as the result of a DUI crash near the Ferry Point tunnel in...
$10K reward offered for capture of Norvi Dzidzornu's killer

$10K reward offered for capture of Norvi Dzidzornu’s killer

The Richmond Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to identify Norvi Dzidzornu's killer. A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the suspect's arrest in the case. Dzidzornu, 37, was murdered...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

Passenger dies in fatal DUI crash in Richmond

By Mike Kinney A San Rafael woman died in a car accident in the area of San Pablo Avenue and Hilltop Drive in Richmond Thursday night, police said. Police responded to the solo-vehicle crash at 9:24...
By Mike Kinney

Woman injured in shooting near Richmond BART station

Richmond police are investigating a shooting that injured a woman early Friday near the Richmond BART Station. At 1:09 a.m., police responded to the intersection of 16th Street and Macdonald Avenue on a report of...
Over 80 percent increase in fireworks-related calls this year, local police say

Over 80 percent increase in fireworks-related calls this year, local police say

You already know this to be true: the use of fireworks has increased exponentially in West Contra Costa County this year. In Richmond, police have seen an 82 percent increase in fireworks-related calls when compared...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

Richmond Police Department announces checkpoint night of July 3

The Richmond Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Hilltop Drive the night of July 3, the RPD announced this evening. "The purpose of the checkpoint is to get...

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Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

Free drive-thru food giveaway coming to Richmond Civic Center

A free drive-thru food giveaway is set to be held Wednesday, July 29, at Richmond Civic Center. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2...
Berkeley exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

BAMPFA exhibit features late Richmond artist Rosie Lee Tompkins

By Kathy Chouteau A virtual exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is looking back at the prolific work of a...
Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

Congressman seeks to expand Rosie the Riveter National Park

By Kathy Chotueau Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) has introduced legislation to expand the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park to include a local...