Thursday, September 16, 2021

Crime

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

El Cerrito High English teacher arrested on child porn charges

An English teacher at El Cerrito High was arrested this week on child pornography charges. Christopher Silva, 41, of Richmond, was arrested on suspicion of soliciting and being in possession of child pornography, El Cerrito...
Joint police operation seizes meth, cocaine, grenade launcher in Richmond

Guns, grenade launcher and drugs seized in joint police operation

Two guns, a grenade launcher and a lot of drugs were seized during a joint operation involving Richmond and San Pablo police Wednesday that included a search warrant executed at a home in the...
Contra Costa County DA announces end to untested rape kit backlog

Contra Costa County DA announces end to untested rape kit backlog

The backlog of untested sexual assault kits in Contra Costa County has ended, District Attorney Diana Becton announced Monday. The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office managed to clear its backlog by participating in the...
60-year-old man fatally shot in North Richmond; two arrested

Man charged with murder, carjacking in El Sobrante homicide

A 38-year-old man is facing murder and carjacking charges in connection with a shooting in El Sobrante last month that killed 52-year-old Michael Bagwell of Richmond, according to the Contra Costa County Office of...
New light fixtures at Wendell Park aim to deter prostitution

New light fixtures at Wendell Park aim to deter prostitution

Wendell Park is about to receive improved lighting at night after the city installed two new fixtures at its western entrance on Tuesday, a police captain says. The North & East Neighborhood Council called for...

DUI driver convicted in crash that killed four in 2017

A Sacramento man was found guilty on Monday of seven felonies in connection with a hit-and-run car crash that killed four people on Interstate Highway 80 near El Portal Drive in 2017, according to...
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One injured in shooting inside The Shops at Hilltop

Richmond police are investigating a shooting that occurred inside the Shops at Hilltop Monday night that injured one person. The shooting was reported at 5:48 p.m. A group of males had been arguing outside the...

Richmond police investigating rental fraud

Richmond police say a woman has been fraudulently listing rental properties in the city and stealing rental deposits. The woman has listed properties at 320 32nd St. and 5314 Bayview Ave. for rent, when they...
24 cars vandalized near Richmond Village Apartments this morning

24 cars vandalized near Richmond Village Apartments this morning

Two dozen cars were vandalized near the Richmond Village Apartments in Richmond’s Easter Hill neighborhood this morning, police said. A resident sent us photos of cars that had their windows smashed, saying the “entire neighborhood”...

Man shot and injured by Richmond detective near Nevin Park

A man was shot and injured by Richmond police near the Nevin Community Center in the Iron Triangle neighborhood on Wednesday night, police said. The incident unfolded about 7:53 p.m., when officers were called to...

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Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

Classic car show revs up for Pinole return

By Kathy Chouteau “Pinole’s Annual Classic Car Show” is cruising back into town Sun., Sept. 26 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., with downtown Pinole...
Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

Moving Forward awards 7 local youth leaders with scholarships

By Kathy Chouteau Moving Forward, an organization aiming to make a positive impact on the community through initiatives on health, academics and community service, hosted...
West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during a bust involving a stolen vehicle early this morning. At 2:50 a.m., officers located a stolen vehicle in the 1400 block of Fitzgerald Drive and took the driver into custody without incident, police said. "Upon a search of the vehicle, officers located a clear plastic bag that contained what appeared to be at least a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives," police said. "The area was cordoned off for safety and Walnut Creek PD's Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Bomb Squad Officers recovered the illegal explosives and verified they contained flash powder. [Fifteen] M-1000 type explosives were recovered from the vehicle."

Pinole police seize M-1000 fireworks from stolen vehicle

West Contra Costa communities might be just a little bit quieter after police in Pinole seized over a dozen M-1000 type illegal explosives during...