Monday, November 11, 2019

Crime

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

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...
De Anza High senior launches toy drive

16-year-old arrested for threats against De Anza High students, staff

A 16-year-old student was arrested on suspicion of threatening to stab and attempt to kill multiple students and staff members at De Anza High School, police said. On Sunday night, an off-duty Richmond police school...
he vehicle fled the scene and has yet to be be located.

Bicyclist shot, injured in targeted Parchester Village shooting

A person was shot and injured while riding a bicycle in the Parchester Village neighborhood of Richmond early Sunday, police said. Officers responded to the shooting at 12:21 a.m. in the 4500 block of Jenkins...
he vehicle fled the scene and has yet to be be located.

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....
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond High teacher arrested over relationship with underage student

A Richmond High teacher was arrested Monday night on suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with an underage student, police said. The Richmond Police Department is not releasing many details about the active, ongoing investigation,...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

Richmond homicide victim identified as San Pablo resident

A man found fatally shot in a Richmond home early Thursday has been identified by the Contra Costa County Coroner's Office as 39-year-old Bruce Allen of San Pablo. Officers responded to the 500 block of...
he vehicle fled the scene and has yet to be be located.

Man found with fatal gunshot wounds in Richmond home

A man was found with fatal gunshot wounds in a Richmond home early today, police said. Richmond police responded to the 500 block of 18th Street just before 3:30 a.m., Lt. Matthew Stonebraker said. Arriving...
Driver flees after fatally striking pedestrian at 20th and Barrett

String of local arson fires in 24 hours injures woman

The El Cerrito and Richmond police departments are trying to find out who has been starting small fires, one of which injured a woman who had been sleeping in her car when her vehicle...
Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

Man upset over illegally parked cars calls false emergency to 911

A man who called a false emergency to 911 in Richmond Tuesday hoping that authorities would investigate illegally parked cars could face a criminal charge, police said. The incident occurred at 7:16 a.m., when police...

Video! 8 criminal complaints forwarded to DA after sideshows

Criminal complaints against eight individuals were forwarded to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office following three separate sideshows that occurred Sunday, Aug. 11, according to the California Highway Patrol. In the afternoon, CHP responded...

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