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Crime

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

Victim of fatal shooting in Richmond last week ID'd

San Pablo police investigate fatal shooting

A 41-year-old man apparently fatally shot himself as San Pablo police were attempting to pull the vehicle he was driving over this afternoon, police said. The incident occurred about 12:11 p.m., when a San Pablo...

Fugitive Convicted of Cold-Case Richmond Homicide From 1983

Sherill Lynn Smothers, a 56-year-old resident of Granite Bay, was found guilty of a cold-case murder in Richmond from 1983 this morning after skipping bail for a previous court date on Tuesday, according to...

Collision leads to road rage assault on San Pablo Avenue

A traffic collision led to a road rage altercation in Hercules on Monday morning when one of the drivers became upset and assaulted the other, according to police. An officer responded to the intersection of...

Alleged gang member charged with June murder in North Richmond

William Melvin Edwards Jr., an alleged gang member, has been charged with conspiracy and murder in the shooting death of Taison Calderon-Lopez on June 1 in North Richmond, according to the Contra Costa County district attorney.  Sheriff's deputies...

Suspect sought in El Sobrante attempted kidnapping

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a young girl in El Sobrante on Tuesday.  Sheriff's officials said the attempted kidnapping occurred shortly after...
Victim of fatal shooting in Richmond last week ID'd

Two injured in shooting at Richmond barber shop

Two people were injured in a shooting at a Richmond barber shop on Saturday. The shooting occurred at the Fade Away Barber Shop in the 12800 block of San Pablo Avenue about 5:30 p.m., police...
On September 5, 2018 at 5:30 PM, Oakland PD advised they were following three wanted suspects in a car near the Shops at Hilltop. RPD officers responded to assist and the suspects dropped two firearms as they ran into the mall. The mall was locked down with the assistance of Oakland PD, the CCC Office of the Sheriff, and the CA Highway Patrol. One of the suspects was arrested without incident as he was exiting the mall and two other suspects were hiding and apprehended with a police canine.

Three suspects arrested following the Shops at Hilltop lockdown

Three suspects who ran into the Shops at Hilltop while fleeing police Wednesday night, leading to a lock-down of the mall, were arrested, police said. The incident unfolded about 5:30 p.m. when Oakland police advised...
Victim of fatal shooting in Richmond last week ID'd

20-year-old fatally shot in Iron Triangle Friday

A 20-year-old man was killed in a possible drive-by shooting in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood Friday night, according to Bay City News. Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 700 block of Lucas Avenue...
Teenager arrested in connection with Kishana Harley's murder

Teenager arrested in connection with Kishana Harley’s murder

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the murder of Kishana Harley, a well-liked community activist who was found fatally stabbed in her apartment at Monterey Pines Apartments on Berk Avenue in...
Richmond man found not guilty of 2016 murder

Guilty verdict in kidnapping, rape attempt near Ferry Point Tunnel in 2007

A 30-year-old San Pablo man was recently found guilty of kidnapping and attempting to rape a jogger near the Richmond Plunge in 2007, after DNA evidence linked him to the crime, according to the...

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The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...

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Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...