Sunday, May 26, 2019

Crime

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

Packing heat: Driver's Wingstop order loaded with more than fried chicken

Packing heat: Driver’s Wingstop order loaded with more than fried chicken

This meal packed all kinds of heat. Richmond police said they found several "hot" items inside a vehicle they pulled over in the Iron Triangle neighborhood on Sunday. Inside a bag of Wingstop chicken wings,...

Richmond crime reduction strategy appears in syndicated ‘weird news’ column

A Richmond Police Department crime prevention strategy that pays former criminals to stay out of trouble has been called everything from clever to controversial. But recently, the program that has gained national attention --...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

27-year-old victim of shooting on 20th Street in Richmond taken off life support

Travis David Diaz, 27, the victim of a shooting in the 100 block of 20th Street early Monday, was taken off life support Tuesday afternoon, police said. Homicide detectives are searching for the killer who...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

27-year-old man not expected to survive shooting in Richmond Sunday

A 27-year-old man was in grave condition Sunday after being shot in the 100 block of 20th Street in Richmond, police said. The victim was found suffering from a bullet wound to the head after...

Half-dozen vehicles stolen in five days in East Richmond area

A half-dozen auto thefts were reported from May 29 through Tuesday in the East Richmond area, according to police data provided by Owen Martin, president of the Richmond Heights Neighborhood Council. The car theft uptick...
El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County trafficking case

El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County...

As expected, El Sobrante pimp Laton Lateef Belle was sentenced in an Orange County courtroom this week to five years and eight months in state prison after pleading guilty last month to one felony...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Suspect in April Hilltop shooting arrested following bank heist in San Rafael Tuesday

The suspect in a shooting on Groom Drive in the Hilltop area earlier this year was arrested following an armed robbery of a bank in San Rafael on Tuesday, police said. John Williams, 36, was...

Suspect charged in connection with Monday fatal shooting in Richmond

The suspect arrested for allegedly fatally shooting 24-year-old Robert Fitch in Richmond on Monday has been formally charged with the killing, police said. The case was presented Wednesday to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's...

14-year-old San Pablo boy leads police on wild pursuit following hit-and-run crash in stolen...

A 14-year-old boy from San Pablo is facing more than a grounding from his parents after leading police on a wild pursuit in a stolen car Monday afternoon that began with a hit-and-run crash...
Gioia: Mark your calendars for massive youth summit at Craneway Pavilion on May 17

Community invited to grand opening of Family Justice Center in Richmond Thursday

By Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia, West County's new Family Justice Center has a permanent home (the photo above is from its groundbreaking ceremony in 2013). I hope you'll join me at the center's...

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San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo police to fine vehicles parked in yards

San Pablo police are asking that all vehicles parked on lawns and yards of homes in the city, including boats and motor homes, be...
Richmond to celebrate diversity throughout June

Richmond to celebrate diversity throughout June

At the bustling Richmond Ferry terminal on Friday came important reminders that June is Diversity Celebration Month in the city. And this year, the...

Jelly’s Place holding adoption event at Pet Food Express

Meet local dogs and dogs from Slaughterhouse Survivors this Saturday at Pet Food Express - Pinole (1430 Fitzgerald Dr, Pinole, CA 94564) from 10 a.m....