Monday, November 30, 2020

Crime

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

44-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond

A 44-year-old man was fatally shot in the 900 block of 9th Street Friday night, police said. Officers responded to the area following a ShotSpotter activation of 20 rounds at 6:51 p.m. and found Joe...

Nearly 30 rounds fired, 1 injured in Iron Triangle shooting

The ShotSpotter gunshot detection system alerted Richmond police to nearly 30 rounds being fired within a block area of the Iron Triangle neighborhood early Saturday. At 2:39 a.m., police responded to ShotSpotter activations reporting five...
El Cerrito: Hillside Nature Area fire investigated as possible arson

El Cerrito: Hillside Nature Area fire investigated as possible arson

A possible arson fire at the Hillside Nature Area in El Cerrito early Sunday is under investigation, police said. El Cerrito Fire responded at about 5 a.m. to the blaze north of Moeser Lane, near...
60-year-old man fatally shot in North Richmond; two arrested

Sheriff’s office to buy Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometer

Technology that can detect drugs commonly found in DUI and drug-facilitated sexual assault cases is coming to Contra Costa County. The Forensic Services Division of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff plans to use...

Richmond police report significant increase in shootings

Richmond police are reporting a significant uptick in shootings in the city, particularly this month. On Tuesday, the police department released a map showing city locations for Shotspotter gunshot detection activations during the months of...

Police break up ‘cult’ or ‘activist’ gatherings at Point Molate

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s Point Molate was the scene of "some type of cult" or "activist" gatherings over the weekend, police said. At about 9:30 p.m. Friday, Richmond police responded to the area upon reports of...

113 drivers cited, 27 cars impounded at Richmond Parkway checkpoint

The Richmond Police Department's latest sobriety checkpoint operation led to the issuance of 113 citations, two DUI arrests, 1 arrest warrant and 27 cars impounded, police said. The checkpoint occurred Friday at Richmond Parkway at...

23-year-old man fatally stabbed in Richmond

Richmond police are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 23-year-old man early this morning. Officers responded to the 800 block of Brookside Drive at about 12:40 a.m. and found community members providing assistance to John...

Contra Costa DA won’t file charges for possession of small amounts of drugs, other...

Most people arrested or cited solely for possessing small amounts of drugs in Contra Costa County will no longer be charged by prosecutors, the District Attorney's Office announced this week. First-time offenders will instead...

Richmond police chief to host town hall on recent spate of violence

Richmond police Chief Bisa French is set to host a virtual town hall to discuss the recent spate of violence within the community. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. on...

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Buddhist monastery launches playground fundraiser

By Kathy Chouteau A Buddhist monastery in the Richmond hills has launched a fundraiser on Indiegogo to build a children’s playground on its picturesque land. Located...
Richmond police aim to curb side shows with tire-deflating technology

Richmond police hope tire-deflating technology will help curb side shows

The Richmond Police Department (RPD) aims to purchase 32 Stop Stick tire deflation devices to help address vehicle pursuits and frequent side shows in...
Richmond: 130 new youth coats distributed to families

Richmond: 130 new youth coats distributed to families

By Mike Kinney Local children in need received 130 new warm winter coats at a giveaway event on Saturday at the Bay Area Girls Club...