Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Crime

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Two injured in apparent related shootings in Richmond

Two injured in Richmond shootings that appear related: police

Two people were injured, one critically, in separate shootings in Richmond on Tuesday that appear related, police said. Police responded to two ShotSpotter gunshot detection activations in the 400 block of 20th Street at 4:39...
The Pinole Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance after a resident’s two French Bulldogs were stolen. “Hazy” and “Cookie” were stolen from a side yard of a house in the 3000 block of Hermosa Drive between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police said. Anyone with information about the dogs or the theft are asked to contact Officer Engle (510) 914-0543 or the dispatch center at (510) 724-1111.

French Bulldogs ‘Hazy’ and ‘Cookie’ stolen from yard of Pinole home

The Pinole Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance after a resident’s two French Bulldogs were stolen. “Hazy” and “Cookie” were stolen from a side yard of a house in the 3000 block of Hermosa...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Richmond homicide victim identified as Mariee Beardon of San Carlos

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office today identified the victim of a homicide in Richmond Friday as 23-year-old Mariee Beardon, a resident of San Carlos. Beardon was found with fatal gunshot wounds in the area...

Richmond police seek public’s help in solving early morning homicide

A man was fatally shot in Richmond early today, police said. At about 12:52 a.m., officers responded to two ShotSpotter gunshot detection activations in the areas of S. 42nd Street and Center Avenue and nearby...
Eight transit employees dead, including shooter, at San Jose light rail yard

Nine dead, including shooter, at San Jose light rail yard

A shooting this morning at a San Jose Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail yard has left nine VTA employees dead, including the suspect who was an employee, police said. The shooting took place at...
16-year-old boy shot in Hercules

16-year-old boy shot in Hercules

A 16-year-old boy was reportedly shot and injured by masked robbers at his home in Hercules early Sunday. Officers responded to the home in the 1900 block of Phaesant Drive at about 1:30 a.m. on...
Hercules police seize two loaded firearms with ghost gun frames

Hercules police seize two loaded firearms with ghost gun frames

Hercules police seized two unregistered firearms with ghost gun frames and arrested a 20-year-old man from Richmond and 23-year-old man from Rodeo during a traffic stop early Monday. At 1:03 a.m., an officer initiated a...

3 suspected catalytic converter thieves busted in El Cerrito

Three suspected catalytic converter thieves were arrested in El Cerrito early Monday, police said. At 2:01 a.m., officers were dispatched to the parking lot of the apartment complex at 10900 San Pablo Ave. on a...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Richmond police respond to six shootings in seven days

Richmond police responded to six shootings over seven days -- from Sunday, May 9 to Sunday, May 16 -- and are seeking the public's help in investigating them. On May 9 at 10:45 p.m., an...

Richmond school campus closes after discovery of concerning graffiti

King Elementary in Richmond has been closed for in-person learning this week following the discovery on Friday of concerning graffiti spray-painted on an abandoned van parked across the street. “School Shooting May 26” was spray-painted...

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