Sunday, December 5, 2021

Crime

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

Mercedes Benz dealership uses GPS tracker to locate car thief in Richmond

Mercedes Benz dealership uses GPS tracker to locate car thief in Richmond

The driver of a vehicle that was stolen from a dealership in San Jose -- who had reportedly evaded police pursuits in prior days -- was arrested at Alvarado Park in Richmond on Tuesday,...

Witnesses sought after fatal hit-and-run crash on Richmond Parkway

The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in its investigation into a hit-and-run collision that killed a pedestrian on Richmond Parkway north of Gertrude Avenue early Saturday. CHP officers responded to the...

Cars, homes damaged in Richmond shootout

A shootout between a dirt bike rider and occupants of a Dodge Magnum on Sunday resulted in no injuries but plenty of damages, police said. At about 5 p.m., police responded to Shotspotter gun detection...

Arrest after children left unattended in car in Richmond

An arrest was made after two children were left unattended for over an hour in a car in Richmond on Friday, Aug. 27. At the time, the thermal imaging temperature in the car's interior...
San Pablo cop earns rare milestone with 486th stolen vehicle recovery

San Pablo cop earns rare milestone with 486th stolen vehicle recovery

A San Pablo police officer who recovered his 486th stolen vehicle Tuesday has now achieved a rare milestone, earning the "Gold Pin" Lifetime Achievement award for stolen vehicle recoveries. Officer Justin Gatlin is the first...

Good Samaritans help Richmond police catch suspect amid pursuit

Good Samaritans helped police in Richmond apprehend a gun-toting dog thief they'd been pursuing late Monday afternoon, police said. The incident unfolded at about 4:10 p.m., when an officer was flagged down about a shooting...
Richmond police warn families about illegal copycat cannabis snacks

Richmond police warn families about illegal copycat cannabis snacks

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond police seized a box of illegal “copycat” snacks infused with cannabis during a recent traffic stop and are advising local parents to be vigilant about keeping them out of reach from...

Thief steals car with child inside in Richmond

A thief stole a car while a 7-year-old was inside it in Richmond Monday morning, police said. "The suspect stopped the car several blocks away, left the child on the corner, and sped away," Richmond...

1,350 vehicles pass through sobriety checkpoint in Richmond, no DUI arrests

By Mike Kinney No DUI arrests were made during a sobriety checkpoint in Richmond on Saturday, although dozens of citations were handed out and two arrests were made regarding felony warrants, police said. The Richmond Police...
Two teens arrested after allegedly shooting gun near Kennedy High

Two teens arrested after allegedly shooting gun near Kennedy High

Two of three juvenile suspects were arrested after shooting a gun near the Kennedy High campus on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Police responded to the campus at 4:24 p.m. on a report of three juveniles...

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Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

Book Sale coming to El Sobrante Saturday

By Kathy Chouteau The Friends of the El Sobrante Library will hold a Book Sale Sat., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in...
Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

Seven Bay Area bridge tolls set to rise in January

By Kathy Chouteau The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) will mark the New Year by raising tolls at state-owned toll bridges throughout the region. Two-axle...
Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

Photography exhibits hit the walls at El Sol in Point Richmond

By Kathy Chouteau Arts of Point Richmond (AOPR), a volunteer association that promotes support, appreciation and exposure for the arts, has unveiled the art exhibition...