Thursday, July 9, 2020

Crime

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

Two men fatally shot in Richmond Monday night

Two men were shot dead in Richmond Monday night, police said. The Richmond Police Department's ShoptSpotter gunshot detection system recorded four shots fired in the area of San Pablo Avenue and Natalie Court, Lt. Andre...

Read U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch’s remarks from Friday’s community policing forum in Richmond

Courtesy of the U.S. Justice Department, what follows are U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch's remarks from Friday afternoon's community policing forum in Richmond City Council Chambers: "Thank you, U.S. Attorney Stretch, for that kind...

Shooting in North Richmond Wednesday night

We've received several reports about a shooting in North Richmond on Wednesday night, but have thus far garnered as much information about the incident from citizens as we have from authorities. A community member told...
Clean bust: Richmond police find stolen luxury vehicle at Pinole car wash

Clean bust: Richmond police locate stolen luxury vehicle at Pinole car wash

The vehicle came up clean, but not in the way the suspect would have liked. A woman's arrest at a Pinole car wash business Thursday morning was connected to the recent heist of two stolen...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Community helps Richmond police nab teen who allegedly robbed mom pushing stroller

A teenager suspected of snatching a mother's necklace as she was pushing her child in a stroller in Richmond Monday afternoon was arrested after officers received assistance from community members on the suspect's whereabouts,...

CC Times: Sexual assault on Richmond shoreline had ‘extraordinarily’ slow police response

A "complete miscommunication" between regional law enforcement agencies resulted in officers taking 45 minutes to respond to the scene of a sexual assault on the Richmond shoreline Friday, a police official said. The Contra Costa...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Richmond police officer chases down suspect following Sunday afternoon shooting

A Richmond police officer successfully chased down a suspect in a shooting that injured a man Sunday afternoon, police said. The incident unfolded at about noon, when police received reports of a shooting following an...

Kennedy High students detained in connection with sexual assault on schoolmate

Two teenage boys who attend Kennedy High School were being held for questioning Friday in connection with the alleged rape of a 14-year-old schoolmate at Miller/Knox Regional Park, according to the Contra Costa Times. Police...

Richmond police laud sentencing of two local drug dealers

Richmond police are lauding the sentencing last month of two local men who were busted earlier this year with 250 grams of heroin, seven loaded firearms and $125,000 in cash in a Southern District...
Two arrested after spotted on tracks at Richmond BART station

Here’s why police briefly closed Richmond BART station Monday

Calls about an armed suspect at Richmond BART station led to the brief closure of the station Monday morning, but a subsequent search led police to a person possessing a deceptively real-looking BB gun. BART...

Latest Articles

Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

Red Oak Victory procures long-sought-after WWII Navy deck gun

By Kathy Chouteau On Wednesday, a new addition embarked on a trek to come aboard Richmond’s Red Oak Victory ship. A 40,000-pound World War II U.S....
East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

East Bay ‘Battle of the Mayors’ aims to garner Census responses

By Kathy Chouteau A veritable “Battle of the Mayors” is underway in the East Bay and you can help Richmond “win.” Richmond Mayor Tom Butt has...
Local students win gold medals, scholarships in NAACP competition

Local students win gold medals, scholarships in NAACP competition

Two local high school students won gold medals and scholarships in the NAACP ACTSO competition, and will now represent Richmond in a national competition...