Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Crime

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

Suspect drives into wall of Richmond hotel during bust

The suspect in an armed residential burglary in San Rafael was apprehended at a Richmond hotel on Tuesday -- but he don't go quietly, police said. When 33-year-old James Pizzagrani of El Cerrito was leaving...

Police investigate homicide near San Pablo and Potrero avenues

El Cerrito police are investigating a homicide on San Pablo Avenue near Potrero Avenue after finding a man lying on the sidewalk Saturday night. At 11:18 p.m., police and fire officials responded to a report...

36-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond Thursday

Richmond police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Thursday evening near 2nd Street and Chanslor Avenue. About 6:13 p.m., police responded to that intersection following a 911 call and Shotspotter gunshot detection activation,...

Woman shot, injured in domestic violence dispute in San Pablo

A 29-year-old woman was in critical condition after a domestic violence-related shooting in San Pablo Wednesday night, police said. At 10:18 p.m., officers were called to a home on South Victoria Court on a report...
Richmond burglary attempts end in arrest of serial robbery suspects

Richmond burglary attempts end in arrest of serial robbery suspects

Two apparent burglary attempts in Richmond on Tuesday resulted in the arrest of three suspects believed to have been involved in a series of robberies near the Richmond BART Station over a month ago,...
CHP investigating 3 East Bay freeway shootings since Saturday

CHP investigating 3 East Bay freeway shootings since Saturday

The California Highway Patrol is investigating three freeway shootings since Saturday -- the latest occurring Monday morning near Macdonald Avenue in Richmond. On Saturday, 25-year-old Destinee Shaharisha-Janae Hillery of Antioch was found fatally shot while...

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...

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Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

Richmond High drumline takes first place in Santa Cruz competition

By Kathy Chouteau Marching to the beat of their own drummers is working out just fine for the Richmond High School drumline, which took first...
Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

Richmond firefighters reunite with ‘special delivery’ baby

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond Firefighters Local 188 recently reunited with a baby its members helped deliver last October, according to a post by the firefighters...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

Want to work for the City of San Pablo? Attend virtual hiring fair

A virtual hiring fair scheduled for this Wednesday aims to attract candidates for jobs working for the City of San Pablo, according to San...