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Richmond police activity report from Feb. 14-17

Richmond police activity report from Nov. 20-26

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not...
Driver killed in solo-vehicle crash on San Pablo Avenue

Two arrested in Hercules for robbing cannabis delivery driver in Modesto

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Two suspects were arrested in Hercules on Sunday in connection with the armed robbery of a cannabis dispensary delivery driver in Modesto the previous day, police said. At about 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Hercules police officers...
Richmond police activity report from Dec. 4-10

Richmond police activity report from Nov. 13-19

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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not...
'Parkour thief' busted after second police pursuit in San Pablo

‘Parkour thief’ busted after second police pursuit

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San Pablo police have nicknamed an auto theft suspect "Mr. Parkour" after he and a female suspect were seen jumping from rooftop to rooftop while fleeing officers. The case unfolded on Oct. 29 but an...
Driver killed in solo-vehicle crash on San Pablo Avenue

Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Richmond Parkway

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Richmond police are investigating the murder of a San Pablo man who was fatally shot while being pursued on Richmond Parkway on Thursday, Nov. 9. The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office identified the victim as...
$65K grant aims to reduce dangerous driving in Hercules

$65K grant aims to reduce dangerous driving in Hercules

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Hercules police Chief Joseph Vasquez said a new $65,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety will target distracted driving, impaired driving and speeding in the city. The grant program, which will run through...
Richmond to exponentially increase number of public safety cameras in city

Richmond to exponentially increase number of public safety cameras in city

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Richmond will soon add 70 Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) cameras to the 30 that currently operate in the city, and will also install 40 Pan-Zoom-Tilt cameras at intersections known as hot-spots for illegal...
Driver killed in solo-vehicle crash on San Pablo Avenue

Two people killed in separate Sunday collisions on I-80 identified

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Two people killed in separate collisions on I-80 in Richmond on Sunday have been identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office. Ernest Holloway, 33, of Oakland, reportedly died when the Toyota sedan he was...
Richmond police ramp up enforcement of illegally parked vehicles

Richmond police ramp up enforcement of illegally parked vehicles

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Numerous community complaints about abandoned and illegally parked vehicles have prompted increased enforcement by the Richmond Police Department. The RPD is starting its enhanced monitoring in the city's Central District, with officers focusing on vehicles...
Driver killed in solo-vehicle crash on San Pablo Avenue

CHP investigates shooting on I-80 near San Pablo Dam Road

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  CHP detectives are investigating a shooting on westbound I-80 near the San Pablo Dam Road offramp that injured one person at about 2:30 p.m. Monday. The victim was reportedly not struck by gunfire but rather...

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Former Mayor Irma Anderson to be remembered in public service

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The City of Richmond will host a service in memory of trailblazing former Mayor Irma L. Anderson on Thursday, Feb. 29. The service is open...

Richmond presentation to offer tips on recognizing fake news

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The Richmond Public Library and the Friends of the Richmond Public Library invite the community to attend a free media literacy program, “Libraries in...
Chevron Richmond successfully removes century-old wharf, restores eelgrass

Chevron Richmond successfully removes century-old wharf, restores eelgrass

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In the wake of a high-tech, multi-agency effort involving scuba divers, sonar technology, a drone, a crane and multiple barges, Chevron Richmond successfully completed...