Sunday, July 5, 2020

Crime

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

Richmond police investigating homicide at Greenway encampment

By Mike Kinney Richmond police are investigating the murder of a homeless woman on the Richmond Greenway. During the early morning hours of Sunday, June 14, Norvi Dzidzornu, 37, was the victim of a homicide in...
Local police departments invite public to webinar on fireworks problem

Local police departments invite public to webinar on fireworks problem

The illegal fireworks problem has gotten so bad -- not just in Richmond, but also in neighboring cities -- three police departments are partnering to host a Regional Fireworks Roundable. The Zoom event, sponsored by...
By Mike Kinney

Woman found deceased in Richmond home identified

By Mike Kinney Richmond police investigator are working with the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office on trying to determine the cause of death of a woman in the Iron Triangle neighborhood. The Coroner's Office has identified...
Two charged in fatal shooting of Federal Protective Services officers in Oakland

Suspected cop killer in Santa Cruz County also charged with murdering federal officer in...

The man suspected of killing a deputy in Santa Cruz County on June 6 has also been charged with the May 29 ambush shooting on Federal Protective Service officers in Oakland that killed David...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

Richmond police investigate homicide after woman found deceased

Richmond police are investigating the apparent murder of an elderly woman in the Iron Triangle neighborhood. Officers were called to a home on a report of a homicide at 1:13 p.m. Monday, Richmond police Capt....
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

27-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

San Pablo police are investigating a fatal shooting early Friday in the 1300 block of Rumrill Boulevard. Police responded to the scene at 2:51 a.m. and found a 27-year old man suffering from multiple gunshot...
Richmond police report 378 fireworks-related calls in last 28 days

Richmond police report 378 fireworks-related calls in last 28 days

We've seen plenty of complaints on social media, and readers have emailed us to ask, "When will it stop?" In the last 28 days, there were 378 calls for service relating to firework complaints, according...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

The discovery of a decomposed body of a 64-year-old man in an El Sobrante man has led to the arrest of a 48-year-old man who lived with him, according to the Contra Costa County...
El Sobrante: Body found decomposed; arrest made

Man wounded in shooting in Richmond

A man was shot and injured in the area of S. 19th Street and Potrero Avenue in Richmond Monday evening, police said. Police responded to the intersection at about 6:32 p.m. on a report of...
FBI probes possible white van link in Santa Cruz, Oakland ambushes on officers

FBI probes possible van link in officer ambushes in Santa Cruz, Oakland

The van driven by a suspect arrested in connection with an ambush attack on Santa Cruz County sheriff's deputies in Ben Lomond on Saturday is being investigated as possibly linked to the shooting of...

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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...
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...
Over a dozen fires across Contra Costa on July 3, at least three due to fireworks

Over a dozen fires in Contra Costa on July 3, at least 3 from...

A vegetation fire Friday in a vacant lot near Market Avenue and Harold Street in North Richmond grew "to the size of a house,"...