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Crime

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

Resident finds bag with loaded rifle in Crescent Park dumpster area; turns it into police

Resident finds bag with loaded rifle in Crescent Park dumpster area, turns it into...

A Richmond resident found a bag in the dumpster area within the Crescent Park apartment complex last week and immediately turned it into police, as it contained a loaded Ruger Mini 14, a .223...
WCCUSD board votes to maintain SRO funding, staff levels

Ex-Richmond cop claims his rejection of chief’s sexual advances led to firing

The Contra Costa Times reported new details Monday regarding allegations that Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus made sexual advances on a former employee. We first learned about the case over the weekend, when Chief Magnus...
Bicyclists injured in Richmond collisions Monday were riding illegally, police say

Bicyclists injured in Richmond collisions Monday were riding illegally, police say

Three people who were riding bicycles illegally in Richmond on Monday were struck by vehicles in two separate incidents that occurred within 90 minutes, police told the Contra Costa Times. In one incident about 5:45...
Ex-Richmond cop claims his rejection of chief's sexual advances led to firing

Richmond police chief says ‘bogus’ lawsuit accuses him of making sexual advances on ex-employee

Richmond police Chief Chris Magnus says a former male employee who was terminated has accused him in a lawsuit of making sexual advances toward the employee in the past. Magnus, who is openly gay and...
Ex-Richmond cop claims his rejection of chief's sexual advances led to firing

Richmond police chief addresses uptick in crime, and whether Prop. 47 is a factor

A statement by Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus: Dear Community Members, We are seeing some increases in crime during this first quarter of 2015, compared to the same period of 2014, so I wanted to reach...
No injuries after mom loses control of car in Richmond, crashes into church playground

No injuries after mom loses control of car in Richmond, crashes into church playground

A mother was cited for being unlicensed and for not having her 7-year-old child in a safety seat after she lost control of her car on Saturday and crashed into a church playground in...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Man killed during Richmond home invasion on Monday ID’d as Hercules resident

The victim of a fatal shooting Monday night that occurred during an apparent home invasion in Richmond has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as Peter Otten, 62, of Hercules. Otten was...

Update: Richmond commissioner says there will be no ‘police terror’ town hall April 27

Despite what this Facebook invite claims, the Richmond Human Rights and Human Relations Commission (HRHRC) will not be hosting a town hall on April 27 encouraging residents to testify about their "experiences of police...
El Cerrito police say woman gave sister's name upon arrest

El Cerrito police still searching for groper, but successfully bust alleged public masturbator

El Cerrito police responded last week to two rather indecent reports, including the groping of a woman along the BART path and a separate incident involving a man who masturbated in public. On Friday about...
38-year-old man fatally assaulted at Richmond's Lucas Park

Man shot multiple times in Hilltop area Friday afternoon

A man was shot multiple times in Richmond this afternoon, police said. The shooting was reported about 2:45 p.m.  in the 3000 block of Groom Drive (location on the map below). A resident in the area...

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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...