Sunday, May 26, 2019

Crime

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

Richmond police encouraging community to join Ceasefire walk Friday at Nevin Park

Richmond police encouraging community to join Ceasefire walk Friday at Nevin Park

The Richmond Police Department is encouraging community members to take a break from work Friday and head down to Nevin Park for a Ceasefire walk, a response to gun violence in the city. Clergy, residents...
Richmond police seize more than $200,000 worth of meth and heroine after traffic stop

Richmond police seize more than $200,000 worth of meth and heroin after traffic stop

Richmond police seized 4.5 pounds of methamphetamine and three ounces of heroin last week -- amounting to more than $200,000 worth of drugs -- following a traffic stop, police said. The major bust occurred following...
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...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

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...

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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....