Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Crime

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

San Pablo police awarded OTS grant to improve traffic safety

San Pablo police arrest alleged triggerman in fatal I-80 shooting

The suspected triggerman in a fatal shooting on Interstate Highway 80 that killed 20-year-old Richmond resident Kevin Santisteban on Sept. 5 has been arrested and charged, according to police. On Thursday, Oct. 15, Tyejuan Shepherd,...

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...

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Richmond synagogue invites community to Purim Carnival

Hit hard by pandemic, religious centers find nourishment in nourishing their communities

By Mike Kinney The unrelenting pandemic has forced religious centers to close their doors to the public, cancel events, transition traditions online and endure steep...
Condom mailer program expanded amid rising teen STDs

Condom mailer program expanded amid rising teen STDs

By Kathy Chouteau Amid increasing STD rates among youth ages 15-19 in Contra Costa County and beyond, Essential Access Health’s Condom Access Project is expanding...
Girl Scouts get bookish to benefit Lincoln Elementary

Girl Scouts get bookish to benefit Lincoln Elementary

By Kathy Chouteau A local Girl Scout Troop is kicking off the season of sharing with a book drive benefiting Richmond’s Lincoln Elementary at a...