Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Crime

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

22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

A 22-year-old man was found fatally shot in a car in San Pablo Tuesday night in what police are calling a targeted shooting. San Pablo police responded to the shooting in the 900 block of...
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...

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...

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...
24 local organizations awarded Chevron ECIA grants

Richmond ends license plate reader contract over concern for undocumented immigrants

Richmond City Council on Tuesday declined to renew a contract with a company that provides license plate reader detection technology as a crime-solving tool, over concerns about whether the collected information will end up...

Video! Victim hopes to identify burglary suspects

A local resident is sharing surveillance video footage in the hope of identifying a home burglar. His home on the border of El Cerrito and Richmond was robbed on May 11. Stolen were phones, laptops...
Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was in Richmond this past weekend to attend a model train...
Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

The driver of a stolen vehicle attempted to drive over street island in San Pablo this morning, taking down a small tree and blowing out three tires, according to the San Pablo Police Department. That...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

Armed robber climbs through McDonald’s drive-thru window

Richmond police are investigating an armed robbery early Friday where the gun-toting suspect climbed through the drive-thru window of a McDonald's restaurant and stole cash from the registers. The robbery occurred at 2:42 a.m. at...
Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

Despite recent violence, city’s downward crime trend continues

The recent spate of shootings in Richmond has prompted concerns about the state of public safety in the city, but data continues to show a downward crime trend, Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown said. Data...

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Video! 8 criminal complaints forwarded to DA after sideshows

Criminal complaints against eight individuals were forwarded to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office following three separate sideshows that occurred Sunday, Aug. 11,...

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,...