Thursday, September 16, 2021

Crime

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Online fundraiser launched to support family of murdered Tyler Dickson

GoFundMe launched to support family of Tyler Dickson

A GoFundMe fundraiser has been launched to support the family of Tyler Dickson, 20, the promising student-athlete from San Pablo who was found murdered at a campground in Oroville last weekend. "As our family deals...
Richmond police chief calls for ordinance changes to address illegal fireworks

Richmond police chief calls for ordinance changes to address illegal fireworks

Anticipating there would be ample illegal fireworks activity during the Independence Day weekend, the Richmond Police Department sent out a special detail of 16 officers to address issues. But Richmond police Chief Bisa French...
20-year-old San Pablo man found murdered at Oroville campground

20-year-old San Pablo man found murdered at Oroville campground

The community is mourning the loss of a 20-year-old San Pablo man and former star quarterback at El Cerrito High, who was found murdered at a campground in Oroville over the weekend, according to...
San Pablo launches citywide beautification program in August

San Pablo worries about Richmond’s decision to reduce police funding

The City of San Pablo launched a Citywide Public Safety Survey this month due to safety concerns about rising crime in Richmond and the Richmond City Council’s recent decision to divert funds away from...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

Two victims of Richmond mass shooting identified

Two of three victims killed in a mass shooting in Richmond have bee identified by the Contra Costa Coroner's Office as Andres Morales Garcia, 18, from Richmond, and Hector Carrillo Lopez, 39, whose city...
Vigil held for victims of Richmond mass shooting

Vigil held for victims of Richmond mass shooting

By Mike Kinney Community members gathered at Richmond Civic Center Friday evening to grieve for the victims of a mass shooting in Richmond that killed three people and injured five others on Sunday, and to...
Contra Costa County Sheriff receives grant to prevent DNA backlog

Contra Costa County Sheriff receives grant to prevent DNA backlog

The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff on Thursday said it will be better able to solve crimes after receiving a $376,101 grant to hire a forensic analyst and to purchase new instrumentation...
Caltrans contractor struck by vehicle that fled on I-580 on-ramp

DUI suspected in fatal collision at Richmond intersection

One driver was killed and another driver was arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence in connection with a two-vehicle collision in Richmond early today. Richmond police responded to the scene in the...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Human trafficking operation on 23rd Street results in 4 arrests

Four arrests were made, and 10 victims were placed in victim services, during a human trafficking operation in Richmond on June 11 that focused on the 23rd Street corridor, according to the Contra Costa...
MADD honors RPD officers who excelled at taking impaired drivers off road

MADD honors RPD officers for taking impaired drivers off road

Four of the six Richmond police officers recognized Monday by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) collectively took 174 impaired drivers off the city's roads last year, according to the Richmond Police Department. Honored during...

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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...