Sunday, October 13, 2019

Crime

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

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...
Man suing city over bite by Richmond police dog

Gambling suspect’s odds of escape diminished by adorable Richmond police dog

One of two gun-carrying suspects who fled a suspected illegal gambling game on the Richmond Greenway Saturday refused to come out of hiding until a police dog named Odin got involved, police said Monday. That's...
San Pablo man linked to 2013 brutal rape on Richmond Greenway near Target

San Pablo man linked to 2013 brutal rape on Richmond Greenway

DNA evidence helped connect a San Pablo man to a horrific incident in December 2013 during which a victim was repeatedly raped and then robbed along the Richmond Greenway near the the Interstate Highway...

Carjacking suspect in Oakland gets vehicle stuck on curb in Richmond following police pursuit

An Oakland man suspected of carjacking a white BMW was arrested Thursday following a pursuit in Richmond during which the beamer ended up stuck on a curb of an apartment complex. William Montjoy, 22, of...

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