Sunday, September 15, 2019

Crime

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

OfferUp meetup ends in gunpoint robbery at Wendell Park

It was a set up. That's what the victim of a gunpoint robbery at Wendell Park in Richmond suspects, according to police. At about 11 a.m., a teenager used the OfferUp app to arrange a meeting...

Former NFL player fatally shot at his grandmother’s house in Richmond

As a stunned community mourns, police are investigating the fatal shooting of a former NFL player at his grandmother's home in Richmond on Wednesday. Terrell Roberts, 38, who played defensive back with the Cincinnati Bengals...
24 local organizations awarded Chevron ECIA grants

Richmond ends license plate reader contract over concern for undocumented immigrants

Richmond City Council on Tuesday declined to renew a contract with a company that provides license plate reader detection technology as a crime-solving tool, over concerns about whether the collected information will end up...
Richmond High set to open pathway program for recent immigrant students

Richmond High teachers issue statement in wake of charges against colleague

Teachers at Richmond High released a statement Thursday in the wake of sex crime charges against one of their colleagues.   Israel Ayala Lopez, 26, the school’s P.E. teacher since 2017, was arrested last week and...
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...
22-year-old man fatally shot in San Pablo

Richmond High teacher charged with unlawful sex with student

A Richmond High physical education teacher has been charged by prosecutors with multiple sex crimes related to an alleged sexual relationship with an underage student, police said today. Israel Ayala Lopez, 26, the school's P.E....

Video! Victim hopes to identify burglary suspects

A local resident is sharing surveillance video footage in the hope of identifying a home burglar. His home on the border of El Cerrito and Richmond was robbed on May 11. Stolen were phones, laptops...
Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was in Richmond this past weekend to attend a model train...
Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

Stolen car driver fails to clear San Pablo Ave. median during getaway

The driver of a stolen vehicle attempted to drive over street island in San Pablo this morning, taking down a small tree and blowing out three tires, according to the San Pablo Police Department. That...
Richmond McDonald's facelift nears completion

Armed robber climbs through McDonald’s drive-thru window

Richmond police are investigating an armed robbery early Friday where the gun-toting suspect climbed through the drive-thru window of a McDonald's restaurant and stole cash from the registers. The robbery occurred at 2:42 a.m. at...

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North & East neighborhood’s picnic extravaganza

By Mike Kinney The Richmond event that has been in billed as a “free picnic extravaganza” again lived up to the description Saturday. Live performances, family-friendly...

RPAL mural shines in the spirit of collaboration

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) on Friday unveiled a vibrant new mural on its building that bears testimony to the incredible...

Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center workshops benefit local retailers

The Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center is offering a free, five-week Retail Business Series, which are weekly workshops aimed at helping local retailers get their businesses...