Monday, June 17, 2019

Crime

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

El Cerrito police say woman gave sister's name upon arrest

El Cerrito police say woman gave sister’s name when arrested

A 20-year-old Richmond woman was arrested last weekend on charges including false impersonation after police say she gave her sister's name while being questioned about a crashed stolen rental car. The incident unfolded about 12:55...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

Victim of I-80 hit-and-run crash in Richmond identified as Hercules resident

The victim of a fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond on Friday night was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office Monday as Malhar Singh, 65, of Hercules. Singh was driving...
El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County trafficking case

El Sobrante pimp convicted in Orange County in human trafficking case

An El Sobrante pimp who prosecutors described as a brutal modern-day slave owner was convicted last week for trafficking a Northern California woman in Orange County. Laton Lateef Belle, 29, is expected to be sentenced...

San Pablo man arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run on I-80

Jesus Sarabia, 20, of San Pablo has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter charges in connection with a deadly crash on Interstate 80 in Richmond on Friday night, according to...
Wildcat Canyon's Rifle Range Road trail access point reopened

Park police searching for suspect after BB gun shooting near Alvarado staging area

East Bay Regional Park District police are searching for a juvenile suspect after a Richmond resident was shot in the nose with a BB gun Wednesday. At 4:14 p.m., police dispatch received a call that...
Online fundraiser launched in wake of San Pablo woman's tragic death in Bay Point parking lot

Online fundraiser launched after San Pablo woman killed in Bay Point

An online memorial fundraiser has been launched for Laura Sanchez-Gomez, the 24-year-old San Pablo woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle in the parking lot of a restaurant and nightclub in Bay...

El Cerrito police arrest man linked to attempted burglary that prompted helicopter search

El Cerrito police arrested a man in connection with an attempted burglary of a home last week that prompted a helicopter search. Marco Salas, 28, of Oakland was booked on suspicion of attempting to burglarize...
Target increasing minimum worker wages to $15 by 2020

Two arrested after Target security guard assaulted and threatened to be shot during brazen...

A security guard at the Richmond Target was punched and threatened to be shot Wednesday morning while chasing down one of three suspects who fled the store with a television, but Richmond police later...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond police officers used force in 6 percent of arrests last year while seizing...

The Richmond Police Department said Tuesday it used force in about 6 percent of arrests last year, and has had just two fatal officer-involved deaths in more than a decade, due in part to...
San Pablo police praised for using technology that reduces risks from pursuits

San Pablo cop arrested on gun, drugs and child endangerment charges in San Francisco

A San Pablo police officer pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of drug and gun possession and child endangerment. Officer Kenneth White was arrested by San Francisco police on Wednesday last week, two days after...

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Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Custom-painted model train cars stolen in Pt. Richmond auto burglary

Eleven custom-painted model railroad freight cars were among items stolen during an auto burglary in Point Richmond on Saturday. Butch Eyler of Biglerville, PA., was...
Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

Point Richmond kicks off annual summer concert series

By Zach Chouteau When it comes to local warm-weather traditions the whole family can enjoy, the Point Richmond Summer Music Festival—now in its 18th year—is...

Dialing 1 a must for 510 area codes starting June 22

Residents and businesses using the 510 area code must dial 1 before dialing their phone number for all calls starting Saturday, June 22, according...