Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Crime

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

Richmond police chief to host town hall on recent spate of violence

Richmond police Chief Bisa French is set to host a virtual town hall to discuss the recent spate of violence within the community. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m. on...
SPPD has new leads on homicide case thanks to public

SPPD has new leads on homicide case thanks to public

The San Pablo Police Department developed new leads into the June 12 killing of Shawn Anthony Tillis after reaching out to the community for help in the case last week. Tillis, 27, of Antioch, was...

Richmond police ID victim killed in triple shooting as Lamonta Butcher

Richmond police have identified the victim who died in a triple shooting late Friday morning as 29-year-old Lamonta Butcher, a popular rapper known as Tay Way. Butcher, who posted his location on Instagram before the...

Triple shooting under investigation in Richmond

One man was killed and two other people were injured in a shooting just before noon today in the area of 4th Street and Macdonald Avenue in Richmond, according to police. Police responded to the...
Online fundraiser launched to support family of Erick Galeana

Online fundraiser launched to support family of Erick Galeana

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been launched to support the family of Erick Galeana, the 22-year-old San Pablo resident who was fatally shot in Richmond on Sept. 1. "This tragedy cause a great deal of heartache...
San Pablo PD: New leads in fatal shooting of Shawn Anthony Tillis

San Pablo PD: New leads in fatal shooting of Shawn Anthony Tillis

San Pablo police say they have new leads in the investigation into the murder of Shawn Anthony Tillis this past summer. Tillis, 27, of Antioch, was fatally shot at Rumrill Gardens Apartments at 1300 Rumrill...
Richmond: Mural emerging at Pullman Portal Park

Richmond: Mural emerging at Pullman Portal Park

By Kathy Chouteau A new mural is underway at Richmond’s Pullman Portal Park that reflects the neighborhood it calls home. Lead project artist Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez and a team of Groundwork Richmond worker bees are hard at...

3 DUI arrests, 102 citations at Marina Way/Barrett checkpoint

A sobriety checkpoint at Marina Way and Barrett Avenue in Richmond on Friday, Sept. 11, resulted in 102 citations, three DUI arrests, two warrant arrests, one firearm confiscated and 11 cars impounded, police said. The...
San Pablo police bust pet store burglar; recover turtles, chicks and exotic bird

San Pablo police nab pet store burglar; recover turtles and birds

By Mike Kinney Three turtles, an exotic bird and dozens of chicks were recovered and a suspect arrested following a burglary at a San Pablo pet store last week, police said. On Monday, Sept. 7, a...

Three teens arrested in connection with Crescent Park homicide

Three 17-year-olds have been arrested in connection with a suspected retaliation shooting at the Crescent Park Apartments in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 2, that claimed the life of 22-year-old Jaloni Blasher, police said Thursday. One...

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Richmond synagogue invites community to Purim Carnival

Hit hard by pandemic, religious centers find nourishment in nourishing their communities

By Mike Kinney The unrelenting pandemic has forced religious centers to close their doors to the public, cancel events, transition traditions online and endure steep...
Condom mailer program expanded amid rising teen STDs

Condom mailer program expanded amid rising teen STDs

By Kathy Chouteau Amid increasing STD rates among youth ages 15-19 in Contra Costa County and beyond, Essential Access Health’s Condom Access Project is expanding...
Girl Scouts get bookish to benefit Lincoln Elementary

Girl Scouts get bookish to benefit Lincoln Elementary

By Kathy Chouteau A local Girl Scout Troop is kicking off the season of sharing with a book drive benefiting Richmond’s Lincoln Elementary at a...