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Crime

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

El Cerrito police: 5-year-old girl returned to mother

El Cerrito police: 5-year-old girl returned to mother

El Cerrito police report that 5-year-old Royale Gant has been returned safely to her mother late Saturday night. Royale was reported missing Friday after her father, Dupree Gant, did not return her to her mother...
Richmond police investigating homicide after finding woman deceased in apartment

Richmond police investigating woman’s murder in apartment

Richmond police are investigating a homicide after a 38-year-old woman was found deceased in a unit of the Monterey Pines Apartment complex on Thursday morning, police said. Officers responded to the complex in the 500...
El Cerrito police: 5-year-old girl returned to mother

El Cerrito police seek public’s help locating 5-year-old and her father

The El Cerrito Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating 5-year old Royale Gant, who is with her father, Dupree Gant. "Gant did not return Royale to her mother at an agreed...
Two suspects in custody in connection with El Sobrante homicide last night

Two suspects in custody in connection with El Sobrante homicide

Two suspects are in custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in El Sobrante Wednesday night. Anthony Gaines, 22, of Richmond and Judy Barkas, 57, of El Sobrante have been booked...
RPD to hold human trafficking workshop as part of effort to improve 23rd Street

RPD to hold human trafficking workshop as part of effort to improve 23rd Street

After a well-attended community forum on the problem of prostitution and human trafficking on 23rd Street last month, the Richmond Police Department and community partners are set to follow up with an interactive human...
Two dead from Richmond shootings since Friday

Sheriff’s office investigating homicide in El Sobrante

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide in El Sobrante Wednesday night. Deputies were dispatched to the 4800 block of San Pablo Dam Road on a report of a person shot at...
The Shops at Hilltop to be monitored by Richmond cop during peak hours

The Shops at Hilltop to be monitored by Richmond cop during peak hours

Richmond City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a contract to staff a Richmond police officer at the Shops at Hilltop during peak shopping hours. Owners of the Shops at Hilltop aim to augment existing security...
Richmond police raid drug house on Esmond Ave.

Richmond police raid drug house on Esmond Ave.

Thanks to community tips, Richmond police followed up a monthlong investigation into an alleged drug house with a significant bust on June 26. RPD's special investigations unit executed a search warrant on a house in...
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Richmond police release drone video footage from July 4

The Richmond Police Department took extensive steps before and during the Independence Day holiday to crack down on illegal fireworks use -- even using a drone to find and bust perpetrators. After several years of...
Two dead from Richmond shootings since Friday

Coach shoots at parent outside Richmond basketball tournament, no injuries

An argument over a game's officiating at a Richmond basketball tournament resulted in a coach shooting at a parent in the parking lot Saturday night, a police captain said. No one was injured, as the...

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Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

Richmond rapper celebrates birthday by holding school backpack drive

An emerging 13-year-old rap artist from Richmond decided to celebrate his birthday last weekend by giving back to his community. One5mani, known to his teachers...
Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Sandy Hook Promise program coming to Contra Costa County schools

Programs from the Sandy Hook Promise initiative are coming to Contra Costa County middle and high schools aimed at preventing gun violence on school...