Sunday, October 24, 2021

Crime

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

Cars, homes damaged in Richmond shootout

A shootout between a dirt bike rider and occupants of a Dodge Magnum on Sunday resulted in no injuries but plenty of damages, police said. At about 5 p.m., police responded to Shotspotter gun detection...

Arrest after children left unattended in car in Richmond

An arrest was made after two children were left unattended for over an hour in a car in Richmond on Friday, Aug. 27. At the time, the thermal imaging temperature in the car's interior...
San Pablo cop earns rare milestone with 486th stolen vehicle recovery

San Pablo cop earns rare milestone with 486th stolen vehicle recovery

A San Pablo police officer who recovered his 486th stolen vehicle Tuesday has now achieved a rare milestone, earning the "Gold Pin" Lifetime Achievement award for stolen vehicle recoveries. Officer Justin Gatlin is the first...

Good Samaritans help Richmond police catch suspect amid pursuit

Good Samaritans helped police in Richmond apprehend a gun-toting dog thief they'd been pursuing late Monday afternoon, police said. The incident unfolded at about 4:10 p.m., when an officer was flagged down about a shooting...
Richmond police warn families about illegal copycat cannabis snacks

Richmond police warn families about illegal copycat cannabis snacks

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond police seized a box of illegal “copycat” snacks infused with cannabis during a recent traffic stop and are advising local parents to be vigilant about keeping them out of reach from...

Thief steals car with child inside in Richmond

A thief stole a car while a 7-year-old was inside it in Richmond Monday morning, police said. "The suspect stopped the car several blocks away, left the child on the corner, and sped away," Richmond...

1,350 vehicles pass through sobriety checkpoint in Richmond, no DUI arrests

By Mike Kinney No DUI arrests were made during a sobriety checkpoint in Richmond on Saturday, although dozens of citations were handed out and two arrests were made regarding felony warrants, police said. The Richmond Police...
Two teens arrested after allegedly shooting gun near Kennedy High

Two teens arrested after allegedly shooting gun near Kennedy High

Two of three juvenile suspects were arrested after shooting a gun near the Kennedy High campus on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Police responded to the campus at 4:24 p.m. on a report of three juveniles...

Toddler injured in Richmond shooting

A 14-month-old child was brought to Kaiser Hospital in Richmond with a gunshot graze wound to the abdomen on Thursday following a shooting on Shane Drive, police said. The toddler was listed in stable condition. Officers...

Richmond police investigate multiple injury shootings Wednesday

Richmond police investigated multiple injury shootings Wednesday, including a man shot by his brother, a motorist in a separate incident who was shot on westbound Interstate Highway 80, and yet another incident involving an...

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Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

Kennedy High welding teacher wins $50K national teaching prize

By Kathy Chouteau Kennedy High School welding teacher Ben Carpenter was honored with a $50,000 national teaching prize Thurs., Oct. 21 during a surprise check...
Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered West County residents

Flea market in El Sobrante to raise funds for unsheltered residents

Volunteers with Safe Organized Spaces Richmond (SOS! Richmond), a community organization working to address the problems of homelessness in collaboration with public, private and...
Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update on site's future

Prologis, new owner of Hilltop Mall property, donates backpacks to local kids, offers update...

By Kathy Chouteau Prologis, the new owner of the former Hilltop Mall property, recently donated 150 backpacks for Highland Elementary School students and Hilltop Community...