Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Crime

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

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...
CIF postpones high school sports

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...
RPD's summer crime prevention fair Saturday offers food, fun and signatures for fix-it tickets

RPD’s summer crime prevention fair to offer food, fun and even signatures for fix-it...

The community is encouraged to attend the Richmond Police Department's free Safe City Summer crime prevention fair at City Hall on Saturday. The event, which runs from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 450 Civic...

Latest Articles

135 citations, 5 DUI arrests during sobriety checkpoint on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney A sobriety checkpoint conducted at 23rd Street and Bissell Avenue on Friday resulted with three DUI arrests, five warrant arrests, 20 cars...

Richmond approves PG&E community resource for power shutoffs

By Kathy Chouteau At its July 28 meeting, Richmond City Council unanimously authorized City Manager Laura Snideman to sign a PG&E license agreement providing a...
WCCUSD launches meal distribution service today; updates locations

WCCUSD reaches tentative agreement with union on back-to-school schedule

This fall, instructional days for West Contra Costa Unified students, who will start the year with distance learning due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...