Saturday, December 14, 2019

Crime

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

San Pablo woman arrested in rental scam, over 20 victims

San Pablo woman indicted in rental scam claiming over 20 victims

A 25-year-old San Pablo woman has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with 23 victims of an online home rental scam in three counties. We recently reported about a family that faced homelessness...

RPD releases video as part of investigation into triple shooting

Recognize this vehicle? The Richmond Police Department has released surveillance video footage with the aim of identifying the suspect or suspects involved in a triple shooting on Thursday. The occupants of a blue Ford Explorer...

2 killed, one injured in Richmond shooting

Richmond police are investigating a deadly shooting at 32nd Street and Esmond Avenue this afternoon. Multiple shots were fired into a parked four-door silver Acura at about 3:45 p.m., according to neighbors.  The Richmond Police Department...
WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD shifts football game times, increases security due to violence

Violence related to football games -- including a shooting that injured three teenagers and one adult near De Anza High Friday night -- has prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District to start...
De Anza High senior launches toy drive

WCCUSD superintendent aims to address safety at football games

In his newsletter, Superintendent Matt Duffy addressed the shooting that occurred across the street from De Anza High after Friday night's football game that injured four people, including two students, along with other violent...
he vehicle fled the scene and has yet to be be located.

3 teens injured in shooting after De Anza High football game

Richmond police are asking for the public's assistance to help locate suspects connected to a shooting Friday night that injured three teenagers and one adult after a rivalry football game at De Anza High. Officers...

Coalition conducts human trafficking prevention campaign on 23rd St.

A group of Richmond residents are partnering with local law enforcement agencies today to walk 23rd Street and offer free LED and solar-powered lights and other security devices as part of a human trafficking...
RPD: Man fatally on 5th St. early Sunday

Man shot, injured in Richmond early today

A man was injured in a shooting in Richmond early today, police said. Police responded to the intersection of 24th Street and Humphrey Avenue after a Shotspotter gun detection activation at about 2:40 a.m. and...
he vehicle fled the scene and has yet to be be located.

San Pablo man charged with sexually assaulting child

A 65-year-old San Pablo man has been charged with sexually abusing a 3-year-old child, according to Contra Costa County prosecutors. Adalberto Guardado was arrested at his home, where the alleged assault occurred, on Saturday. He...

Lyft driver escapes armed kidnapper

A man has been charged with kidnapping a Lyft driver at gunpoint, but his plan was foiled by an apparent need for snacks, according to Richmond police. The incident unfolded on Thursday, Sept. 12 at...

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