Monday, September 23, 2019

Crime

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

Suspect stole from Point Richmond home as residents slept

Richmond police have released an image of a suspect who entered a Point Richmond home and made off with items while the residents were sleeping on Saturday. The suspect entered the home at about 5...

Amazon delivery van, 71 packages stolen in El Sobrante

Rather than the typical route of swiping packages from porches, these thieves went straight for the Amazon van. A man is in custody and another is being sought in connection with the theft of an...
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Richmond man charged with trafficking a minor

A Richmond man who prosecutors call a known associate of a North Richmond gang was charged Wednesday with sex trafficking a 16-year-old girl he allegedly recruited via social media. Mychal Duane Nelson, 34, of Richmond,...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

Oakland man fatally shot in Richmond

A 61-year-old Oakland man was fatally shot in Richmond Tuesday night, police said. Police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 18th Street and Chanslor Avenue at about 11 p.m. and...

Herding puppies stolen from owner near Dotson Family Marsh

Two herding dog puppies were stolen from their owner earlier this month near the Dotson Family Marsh in Point Pinole Regional Park, according to the East Bay Regional Park District Police Department. The puppies "are...
Richmond police report 58 percent drop in fireworks-related calls

Richmond police report 58 percent drop in fireworks-related calls

Richmond police today reported a 58 percent drop in fireworks-related calls for service on the Fourth of the July as compared to last year. During the entire night, the Shotspotter gunshot detection system activated just...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

A 22-year-old man was found fatally shot in a car in San Pablo Tuesday night in what police are calling a targeted shooting. San Pablo police responded to the shooting in the 900 block of...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

50-year-old Oakley man fatally shot in Richmond

A 50-year-old Oakley man was fatally shot in Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood on Friday, July 5. Richmond police responded to a Shotspotter gun detection activation in the area of 6th Street and Ohio Avenue at...

Reminder: All fireworks illegal everywhere in Contra Costa County

Last year, on the day after Independence Day, an Antioch resident was severely injured handling a supposedly ‘safe and sane’ firework. Also last year, illegal fireworks sparked preventable vegetation fires that threatened lives and...

Two drones, laptops stolen in Pt. Richmond window-smash burglary

An auto burglary in Point Richmond Wednesday night led to the theft of two drones, a camera and lenses, and two Apple laptops, police said. The burglary occurred about 10:40 p.m. at Railroad Avenue and...

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