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

Five people displaced in two-alarm fire on S. 47th Street

Man upset over illegally parked cars calls false emergency to 911

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A man who called a false emergency to 911 in Richmond Tuesday hoping that authorities would investigate illegally parked cars could face a criminal charge, police said. The incident occurred at 7:16 a.m., when police...
Where most sideshows happen in Richmond

Video! 8 criminal complaints forwarded to DA after sideshows

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Criminal complaints against eight individuals were forwarded to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office following three separate sideshows that occurred Sunday, Aug. 11, according to the California Highway Patrol. In the afternoon, CHP responded...

San Pablo PD seeks public’s help in solving homicides

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Have any information related to the 2015 killing of Deon Ward in San Pablo? If so, the San Pablo Police Department is urging you to contact them to help solve the case. Today, police released...

OfferUp meetup ends in gunpoint robbery at Wendell Park

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It was a set up. That's what the victim of a gunpoint robbery at Wendell Park in Richmond suspects, according to police. At about 11 a.m., a teenager used the OfferUp app to arrange a meeting...

RPD urges use of exchange zone after FoodsCo parking lot robbery

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A recent robbery in the parking lot of the FoodsCo at 1250 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond is an example why residents should consider exchanging money for goods in the exchange zone at the Police...

Man arrested for sexual assault on woman exercising in Richmond

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A man has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault on a woman who was walking for exercise in Richmond earlier this month. And now Detectives are looking into the possibility that there may...

One stolen puppy found, the other still missing

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One of two herding puppies stolen from their owner near the Dotson Family Marsh area of Point Pinole Regional Shoreline Park was found, authorities reported earlier this week, but the other remains missing. The black...
Vigil set for slain Richmond grandfather

Family of Richmond man slain by stray bullet pleads for public’s help

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Over two months after 56-year-old Richmond resident Miguel Ramirez was fatally struck by a stray bullet while retrieving mail outside his apartment complex, the shooters involved remain on the loose. On Tuesday, Ramirez's family made...

Suspect stole from Point Richmond home as residents slept

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Richmond police have released an image of a suspect who entered a Point Richmond home and made off with items while the residents were sleeping on Saturday. The suspect entered the home at about 5...

Amazon delivery van, 71 packages stolen in El Sobrante

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Rather than the typical route of swiping packages from porches, these thieves went straight for the Amazon van. A man is in custody and another is being sought in connection with the theft of an...

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Richmond Eats sizzles up Salvadorian/Mexican fusion downtown

Richmond Eats sizzles up Salvadorian/Mexican fusion downtown

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By Kathy Chouteau Tucked away on a little lot in downtown Richmond is an El Salvadorian/Mexican fusion oasis where the food is tasty, the service...
Coyote advisory issued for East Bay parks

Coyote advisory issued for East Bay parks

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East Bay park visitors are being warned about increased encounters with coyotes during the warmer months. From spring through fall, when new pups are born,...
City of Richmond, Prologis to present update on Hilltop Mall plans

City of Richmond, Prologis to present update on Hilltop Mall plans

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The City of Richmond and Prologis, the new owner of the Hilltop Mall property, are inviting the community to hear the latest anouncements on...