Friday, April 19, 2019

Crime

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

Repeat DUI offender gets 135 years to life for fatal crash

36-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond Thursday

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Thursday evening near 2nd Street and Chanslor Avenue. About 6:13 p.m., police responded to that intersection following a 911 call and Shotspotter gunshot detection activation,...
Repeat DUI offender gets 135 years to life for fatal crash

Woman shot, injured in domestic violence dispute in San Pablo

A 29-year-old woman was in critical condition after a domestic violence-related shooting in San Pablo Wednesday night, police said. At 10:18 p.m., officers were called to a home on South Victoria Court on a report...
Richmond burglary attempts end in arrest of serial robbery suspects

Richmond burglary attempts end in arrest of serial robbery suspects

Two apparent burglary attempts in Richmond on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of three suspects believed to have been involved in a series of robberies near the Richmond BART Station over a month ago,...
CHP investigating 3 East Bay freeway shootings since Saturday

CHP investigating 3 East Bay freeway shootings since Saturday

The California Highway Patrol is investigating three freeway shootings since Saturday -- the latest occurring Monday morning near Macdonald Avenue in Richmond. On Saturday, 25-year-old Destinee Shaharisha-Janae Hillery of Antioch was found fatally shot while...
Repeat DUI offender gets 135 years to life for fatal crash

El Cerrito High English teacher arrested on child porn charges

An English teacher at El Cerrito High was arrested this week on child pornography charges. Christopher Silva, 41, of Richmond, was arrested on suspicion of soliciting and being in possession of child pornography, El Cerrito...
Joint police operation seizes meth, cocaine, grenade launcher in Richmond

Guns, grenade launcher and drugs seized in joint police operation

Two guns, a grenade launcher and a lot of drugs were seized during a joint operation involving Richmond and San Pablo police Wednesday that included a search warrant executed at a home in the...
Contra Costa County DA announces end to untested rape kit backlog

Contra Costa County DA announces end to untested rape kit backlog

The backlog of untested sexual assault kits in Contra Costa County has ended, District Attorney Diana Becton announced Monday. The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office managed to clear its backlog by participating in the...
60-year-old man fatally shot in North Richmond; two arrested

Man charged with murder, carjacking in El Sobrante homicide

A 38-year-old man is facing murder and carjacking charges in connection with a shooting in El Sobrante last month that killed 52-year-old Michael Bagwell of Richmond, according to the Contra Costa County Office of...
New light fixtures at Wendell Park aim to deter prostitution

New light fixtures at Wendell Park aim to deter prostitution

Wendell Park is about to receive improved lighting at night after the city installed two new fixtures at its western entrance on Tuesday, a police captain says. The North & East Neighborhood Council called for...
Repeat DUI offender gets 135 years to life for fatal crash

DUI driver convicted in crash that killed four in 2017

A Sacramento man was found guilty on Monday of seven felonies in connection with a hit-and-run car crash that killed four people on Interstate Highway 80 near El Portal Drive in 2017, according to...

Latest Articles

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

County hiring teaching staff for Head Start Program

Interested in a career in early education? The Community Services Bureau (CSB) of Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department invites you to apply...
Point Richmond Social Club has opened at 401 S. Garrard Blvd.

Highly-anticipated Point Richmond Social Club opens

The wait is over. You can now access a fresh cup of Catahoula Coffee daily in Point Richmond -- and also delicious beer and locally-sourced...

The Richmond history of the actor who lit up Lady Liberty

In 1886, a colorful man with a colorful past that included managing the Richmond Opera House used his fortune to light the Statue of...