Thursday, July 9, 2020

Crime

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

Grieving mom seeks Richmond’s help in solving daughter’s murder in Vallejo

A grieving mother is hoping the Richmond community can help solve her daughter's murder. A'Tierra Westbrook (pictured above), who was a Kaiser Richmond employee, was gunned down in her car in Vallejo as she was...

Richmond man accused of domestic violence barricades self inside home

A 54-year-old Richmond man wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident barricaded himself inside his home for two hours Saturday before being talked out by officers, according to police Chief Chris Magnus. The chief...
Four WCCUSD football teams qualify for NCS playoffs

Police to increase presence at Kennedy High football game

The Richmond Police Department will increase its presence at tonight's football game at Kennedy High after an off-campus shooting two weeks ago forced an early end to the team's season opener. Two patrol officers and...
Cargo trailer stolen in Richmond contained glass blown artworks

Cargo trailer stolen in Richmond contained glass blown artworks

Richmond police are seeking help from the public after a cargo trailer containing several pieces of glass blown artworks was stolen in the city last week. The cargo trailer was stolen from the 3800 block...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Several Richmond cops spent their Labor Day morning arresting a trigger-happy parolee

Richmond police officers faced a dangerous situation on Labor Day morning when they confronted a man who allegedly opened fire on San Pablo Avenue multiple times. The incident unfolded about 6:30 a.m. in the 12800...

Dying Richmond man names his killer, leading to arrest of suspect he’s known for...

A Richmond man who suffered fatal gunshot wounds in East Oakland last week told officers who shot him as he was dying, leading to charges against another Richmond man he has known for years,...
Taco Bell offering free tacos at drive-thrus Tuesday

Swift arrest following Taco Bell robbery Tuesday after witnesses lead police to suspect

A man suspected of robbing a Richmond Taco Bell Tuesday afternoon was captured within 30 minutes of the heist, but not before hiding out in a terrified elderly man's backyard and assaulting an officer...
Driver who swam away from Bay Bridge crash identified as Richmond woman

Driver who swam away from Bay Bridge crash apprehended nearly a month later

After a nearly month-long search, the woman who ended up in the water after crashing a stolen car on the Bay Bridge on Aug. 12 was arrested in Oakland on Sunday, according to the...
Suspect sought after man found dead in his unincorporated San Pablo home

Suspect sought after man found dead in his unincorporated San Pablo home

Authorities are searching for a suspect (pictured above) after finding a man deceased in his home in unincorporated San Pablo Wednesday morning. Contra Costa County sheriff's deputies responded about 9:30 a.m. on a report of...

85-year-old El Cerrito resident shoots burglar in head

An 85-year-old El Cerrito man opened fire on two burglars, striking one in the head, after they broke into his home Wednesday morning, police said. The resident said he was alone at his home about...

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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...
Point Richmond art installation beckons us to discover art outdoors

Point Richmond art installation beckons us to discover art outdoors

By Kathy Chouteau  A new outdoor art installation in Point Richmond is making it possible for people to still enjoy art even amid the age...