Monday, June 17, 2019

Crime

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

One injured in shooting inside The Shops at Hilltop

3 sought in organized retail theft at Hilltop Mall shoe store

Richmond police are searching for three suspects who stole 55 pieces of merchandise valued at $1,600 from a Hilltop Mall shoe store Saturday. The incident occurred at 7:44 p.m. in the mall in the 2100...
Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

An online bomb threat led to the evacuation of students and staff from the El Cerrito High campus Wednesday, school officials said. In the early afternoon, the West Contra Costa Unified School District reported on...
Driver going 85 mph on Richmond Parkway arrested for DUI

Richmond police investigate carjacking in Hilltop area

Richmond police are investigating a carjacking that occurred in the Hilltop area Monday afternoon. Officers responded to the carjacking report in the 3900 block of Klose Way at 3:46 p.m., Richmond police Capt. All Walle...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

RPD investigating attempted kidnapping in North & East neighborhood

After a woman's attempted kidnapping Friday afternoon, North & East neighborhood residents are being asked to check their video surveillance footage with the aim of identifying the suspect. A woman reported to police at 2:24...
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks (right) and Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia (left) are partnering on a workshop

Rise in scams targeting seniors inspires free community seminar

With an ongoing rise in scammers targeting seniors, local leaders aim to educate the community on various scams in order to prevent incidents. On Friday, April 26, from 9-11 a.m., community members are invited to...
Man snatches iPhone XS Max from Richmond MetroPCS

Man accused of stealing iPhone XS Max from Richmond MetroPCS

A reward is being offered to identify the man seen in the image above who is accused of stealing an iPhone XS Max from the Richmond MetroPCS on Tuesday. According to the store's owner, who...
Video! Richmond resident warns neighbors about trespasser

Video! Richmond resident warns neighbors about trespasser

A Richmond resident is alerting the community about a woman caught on video surveillance trespassing on residential properties. The resident shared multiple video clips of the trespasser's actions. The suspect can be seen parking a...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Victim of fatal hit-and-run on Barrett Avenue identified

The pedestrian who was killed in a hit-and-run collision on Barrett Avenue in Richmond on Friday has been identified as 50-year-old Gregory Hartwell of Richmond, according to the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office. Hartwell was...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Driver leaves after fatally striking pedestrian on Barrett Avenue

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at Barrett Avenue and 21st Street early today, police said. About 12:35 a.m., a truck struck the pedestrian while traveling eastbound on Barrett...
RPD releases video to detail officer-involved shooting

RPD releases video to detail officer-involved shooting

The Richmond Police Department has released a video providing audio and surveillance footage and details about an officer-involved shooting in the Iron Triangle neighborhood on Feb. 27, 2019. The over 10-minute video was released more...

Latest Articles

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Have you seen these beautiful model trains? Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses with the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...