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Crime

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

Richmond police aim to curb side shows with tire-deflating technology

Richmond police hope tire-deflating technology will help curb side shows

The Richmond Police Department (RPD) aims to purchase 32 Stop Stick tire deflation devices to help address vehicle pursuits and frequent side shows in the city. At its meeting Tuesday, the City Council will decide...
RPD seeks regulations on drones, citing privacy and safety concerns

Richmond police use drone to catch attempted robbery suspect

The suspect in an attempted robbery on Hilltop Drive in Richmond on Wednesday was arrested with help from a police drone, police said. Just after 7:30 a.m., Richmond police officers responded to the 2600 block...

Richmond police launch seat belt enforcement campaign

Starting today through Nov. 29, the Richmond Police Department will step up its enforcement of drivers and passengers not wearing their seat belts. RPD is among law enforcement agencies throughout the country taking part in...
Young Richmond mother fatally shot in Vallejo

Young Richmond mother fatally shot in Vallejo

An online fundraiser has been launched in the wake of the senseless fatal shooting of a Richmond mother in Vallejo on Thursday that has left her family stunned, devastated and seeking justice. Ivana Orizabal, 21,...

Richmond police identify homicide victim as T’Shawn Richard, 25

The victim of a fatal shooting in Richmond Thursday afternoon has been identified by police as 25-year-old T'Shawn Richard, a Richmond resident. Just before 3 p.m., police responded to a call about a fight in...
60-year-old pedestrian fatally struck on Richmond Parkway

Fatal shooting on Barrett Avenue in Richmond

A person was fatally shot in the 700 block of Barrett Avenue this afternoon, police said. Just before 3 p.m., officers responded to a report of a fight in the 700 block of Barrett Avenue,...
Richmond shoe store burglars make off with 100 pairs of Yeezies

Richmond shoe store burglars make off with 100 pairs of Yeezies

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond Police Department responded to a commercial burglary in the early morning hours of Thursday at the Exclusive Shoes store, 4926 McBryde Ave. in Richmond. At 12:01 a.m., a store representative—who had...
East Richmond Heights’ cancer patient victim of car bombing

East Richmond Heights cancer patient victim of car bombing

By Kathy Chouteau An East Richmond Heights woman recovering from breast cancer-related surgery was the victim of a car bombing the early morning of Nov. 1 and is seeking help identifying the perpetrator. Monica Fernandez was...

Man injured in shooting on Richmond Greenway

A man was shot and injured on the Richmond Greenway Monday night, police said. Police responded to bicycle and pedestrian trail at S. 45th Street at about 10:46 p.m. following a Shotspotter activation of eight...

Richmond store employee arrested after dispute with maskless customer

The employee of a Richmond convenience store was arrested Sunday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon following an altercation with a customer who was told to leave the store for not wearing...

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AC Transit reducing service due to COVID-19 pandemic

AC Transit reactivates certain bus lines for WCCUSD’s return

By Kathy Chouteau As the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) readies to reopen Mon., April 19, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)...
De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

De Anza Asian Student Union launches GoFundMe for graduation sashes

By Kathy Chouteau As the De Anza High School's Asian Student Union readies to host its third annual Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI)...
Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrates grand opening

Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrates grand opening

The Safeway Shopping Center in Hercules celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday. The new grocery store, along with a Chase Bank, Peet's Coffee and a...