Sunday, August 25, 2019

Crime

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

Richmond-based 'doctor' arrested after giving late-stage cancer patient expired meds, bag of dirt as treatment

Richmond ‘doctor’ accused of prescribing expired meds, bag of dirt to cancer patient

Authorities say an El Cerrito man posing as an oncologist in Richmond offered patients expired drugs and also a bag filled with dirt as a cancer treatment. Last week, Contra Costa sheriff's deputies arrested 69-year-old...

Richmond police seek public’s help in solving broad-daylight shooting near Nevin Park last month

Richmond police are seeking the public's help in trying to solve a broad-daylight shooting last month near Nevin Park in Richmond. The shooting, which did not injure anyone, occurred in the 400 block of 5th...
Marshawn Lynch among star athletes reported to attend opening of Santa Fe Union Park Saturday

Cal men’s basketball players to attend grand opening of Santa Fe Union Park Saturday

UPDATE: Earlier reports from media and organizers stated NFL players, including possibly Marshawn Lynch, were planning to attend. Organizers have since told us that no NFL player is scheduled to attend. --- Members of Cal men's...
Richmond man arrested Monday in connection with violent robbery of 68-year-old woman in Fairfield

Richmond man arrested Monday in connection with violent robbery of 68-year-old woman in Fairfield

A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with the violent robbery last weekend of a 68-year-old woman in Fairfield, according to the Fairfield Police Department, which published the above booking photo. Alonzo Terrell Washington,...

Man killed in Richmond shooting Tuesday ID’d as Vallejo resident; teen expected to recover

The victim killed in one of two separate Richmond shootings Tuesday has been identified by the county coroner's office as Fontino Hardy Jr., 29, of Vallejo. Hardy Jr. was killed in a shooting in a...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond burglary suspect gives up after police dog’s warnings

A Richmond police dog may have been all bark and no bite, but that's only because a 22-year-old burglary suspect on Friday made the wise decision of not attempting to flee from the pooch,...

Explosive Sounds at Night are Likely Illegal Fireworks, Police Say

Local residents have reported to the Richmond Standard about hearing random explosions in Richmond and El Cerrito. "What are those big bangs like fire crackers at all times in Richmond," one reader wrote in. Another added:...
Suspect connected to at least two El Cerrito burglaries arrested

Suspect connected to at least two El Cerrito burglaries arrested

A 29-year-old transient was arrested in connection with at least two burglaries in El Cerrito on Tuesday, police said. Joshua Marshall was booked in connection with burglaries in the 1600 block of Julian Drive and...
Richmond residents awakened by 11 gunshots Friday morning

New York Times: Using cash to ease gun violence in Richmond

The New York Times featured an opinion piece this weekend about a controversial -- albeit successful -- tactic for easing gun violence in Richmond. Authored by Devone L. Boggan, Richmond's neighborhood safety director, the piece...

Update: Scene cleared following officer-involved shooting in San Pablo

SAN PABLO, Calif. – A juvenile suspect is in critical condition Monday morning after being shot by police while trying to hit an officer with a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop, KTVU is reporting. According...

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Richmond art project couldn’t be critical of Trump. It still was.

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond residents in recent days have been speaking their collective truths in a way the city had never seen before -- except...

Stenmark Drive EB on-ramp to I-580 to close for maintenance

The Stenmark Drive on-ramp to eastbound Interstate Highway 580 in Richmond will be closed for scheduled maintenance, including cleaning and painting, during overnight hours...

Art project lights up Richmond Civic Center

Richmond citizens have spoken, loudly and clearly. “Inside Out,” a public art project spearheaded by Bay Area artist Christy Chan, went live on Tuesday on...