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Crime

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

SFPD probe leads to arrest of Richmond residents and seizure of assault rifles, drugs…and...

An investigation by the San Francisco Police Department led to the serving of a search warrant at a Richmond home last Wednesday and the arrest of two local residents. Authorities served a search warrant at...
Former Richmond police Capt. Manjit Sappal becomes Martinez police chief today

Former Richmond police Capt. Manjit Sappal becomes Martinez police chief today

After 18 years with the Richmond Police Department, former Capt. Manjit Sappal on Monday is starting his new job as police chief for the Martinez Police Department. Sappal was hired following an extensive search for...
Unlicensed driver's car stereo could be heard from 'a block away;' results in gun bust

Unlicensed driver’s car stereo could be heard from ‘a block away;’ results in gun...

Richmond police seized a semi-automatic pistol loaded with 32 bullets last week after an unlicensed driver drew attention to himself by blasting his car stereo. Bravo unit officers who had been patrolling the city's Southern...
Tipsy Zumba participant arrested after attempting to drive from El Cerrito Community Center

Tipsy Zumba participant arrested after attempting to drive from El Cerrito Community Center

A 44-year-old El Cerrito woman who had participated in a Zumba class at El Cerrito Community Center on Sunday was arrested on suspicion of DUI after attempting to leave the center, police said. Officers were...
Richmond city manager addresses East Bay Express article on police captain's firing

Traffic stop renews tensions between Richmond police and Office of Neighborhood Safety

At 12:29 a.m. on July 15, a Chrysler 200 was pulled over in the parking lot of the Monterey Pines Apartments complex near Kennedy High, where the alleged gang-related killing of Fontino Hardy Jr....
UC Berkeley police chief ID'd as official who lost badge, loaded gun in Richmond auto burglary

UC Berkeley police chief’s badge, loaded gun stolen in Richmond auto burglary

The law enforcement official whose badge, loaded gun and other items were stolen in an auto burglary at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond Friday morning has been identified as UC Berkeley police Chief...

Officer’s loaded gun and badge stolen in auto burglary at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline

A law enforcement officer's loaded gun and badge were taken Friday morning during an auto burglary at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond, according to Bay City News. East Bay Regional Park police officers responded...
Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

RPAL carnival to begin tonight and run through Sunday at Civic Center

If you drove past Richmond Civic Center Friday morning, you would have noticed a colorful carnival being set up. From Friday through Sunday, the Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is hosting a back to school...

RPD partners with Nextdoor to increase communications with local residents

The Richmond Police Department has formed a partnership with Nextdoor.com, the private social network for neighborhoods, that will provide the department a new way to send communications to neighbors, it was announced Friday. On Nextdoor,...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

23-year-old victim of shooting in Richmond on Sunday has died

A 23-year-old man who was critically injured in a shooting in Richmond Sunday night has died, according to the county coroner. The victim was identified as Kenji Jones, 23, of Richmond. Jones was found with a...

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Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota partners with Contra Costa College on career training program

Toyota is installing its national automotive technician training program at Contra Costa College (CCC). Starting in Fall 2020, Contra Costa College​ will offer Toyota's Technician...
Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire set to give away 350 backpacks, supplies on Sunday

Richmond Tire of San Pablo is holding a backpack and supplies giveaway event on Sunday. Owners Jeff Rubin, and his son, Kalani, purchased 350 backpacks...
Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School - Beit Midrash Hillel begins Sunday, August 19, 2018

Temple Beth Hillel’s religious school begins Sunday

Temple Beth Hillel’s Religious School -- Beit Midrash Hillel -- begins this Sunday. Kindergarten through post B’nai Mitzvah Religious School classes offer an exploration into Jewish...