Monday, September 23, 2019

Crime

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

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...

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...
Richmond police investigate fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

Despite recent violence, city’s downward crime trend continues

The recent spate of shootings in Richmond has prompted concerns about the state of public safety in the city, but data continues to show a downward crime trend, Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown said. Data...
Contra Costa Superior Court to restore some hours and services

Richmond man sentenced to prison for tax return scam

A Richmond man was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Tuesday for filing more than 200 fraudulent income tax returns with the IRS, according to the U.S. Attorney Attorney's Office, Northern District of...
Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

A vigil is set to be held Wednesday for a 56-year-old father of three and grandfather of four who was reportedly struck by a stray bullet while getting mail outside his home on Tuesday,...
Online bomb threat evacuates El Cerrito High

El Cerrito police ID online bomb threat suspect

El Cerrito police reported today that they identified the juvenile suspect responsible for a bomb threat posted to social media on May 1 that led to the evacuation of El Cerrito High. The threat led...
Richmond police chief briefs city leaders on spate of shootings

Richmond police chief briefs city leaders on spate of shootings

Richmond police Chief Allwyn Brown sent a briefing to City Manager Carlos Martinez, Mayor Tom Butt and city councilmembers on the spate of shootings that's occurred in Richmond in recent days. This briefing was...

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Betty Reid Soskin recovering after stroke diagnosis

Famed National Park Services ranger Betty Reid Soskin has been recovering for the past week after suffering a stroke. The announcement was made by Soskin’s...

WCWD announces four new executive hires

Four new executives were recently hired by West County Wastewater District (WCWD), which collects and treats wastewater,. The new hires, all of whom will start...

UPS seeks to expand, modernize Richmond distribution center

United Parcel Services (UPS) is looking to expand and modernize its distribution center at 1601 Atlas Road in Richmond. The Atlas Road site encompasses 63.3...