Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Crime

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

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...
Search for burglary suspect in East Richmond Heights prompts helicopter, police K-9 assistance

Search for burglary suspect in East Richmond Heights prompts helicopter, police K-9 assistance

Authorities searched high and low for a suspected thief in East Richmond Heights Thursday afternoon after a sheriff's deputy interrupted a home burglary. We were tipped off to the incident from a resident in the...
Richmond police still trying to locate these two murder suspects

Richmond police still trying to locate these two murder suspects

The Richmond Police Department released a second notice Wednesday (here was the first) that it is seeking the public's assistance in locating the two individuals pictured above, who are wanted in connection with the...
Rapper Doc Dolla collaborating with artists all over city on album promoting peace among rival factions

Doc Dolla collaborating with rappers citywide on album promoting peace among rival factions

In an effort to promote peace among rival factions in Richmond and North Richmond, Halston Williams, better known by his performance name Doc Dolla, has assembled hip hop artists from around the region to...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

‘Career criminal’ wanted by Richmond police on suspicion of car theft, drug trafficking

The Richmond Police Department is requesting the public's help in locating Kimberly Ruth Edgington, a suspect wanted on suspicion of auto theft and possession and transportation of drugs for sale. Edgington, 47, is a career criminal...
San Pablo police commander arrested on suspicion of DUI in Lake County

San Pablo police commander arrested on suspicion of DUI in Lake County

A San Pablo police commander has been placed on administrative leave following his arrest Sunday on suspicion of misdemeanor drunken driving in an oft-duty incident in Lake County, authorities said. The Contra Costa Times broke...
Coroner's Jury finds Martinez Jail inmate died of natural causes

Sheriff to explain plans to add 480 beds at Richmond jail

A plan to add 480 beds at the West County Detention Facility (WCDF) in Richmond will be explained by Contra Costa County Sheriff David Livingston at the Richmond City Council meeting on Tuesday, according...
Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

Richmond police name hotspots for car theft in city

The Richmond Police Department on Friday revealed hotspots for car theft over the last two months in the city. The department did so in advance of a crime prevention walk scheduled for Saturday residents to...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond gang member sentenced to 10 years in connection with killing of 16-year-old in...

A Richmond gang member received a 10-year prison sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of 16-year-old Akeem Rouse on Aug. 29, 2010, according to Bay City...
Online fundraiser launched in wake of San Pablo woman's tragic death in Bay Point parking lot

Man charged with DUI following Bay Point crash that killed San Pablo woman denied...

The man facing charges in connection with an alleged DUI collision in Bay Point earlier this month that killed 24-year-old San Pablo resident Laura Sanchez-Gomez (pictured above) and injured eight others was denied on...

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WCCUSD schools to close Friday due to poor air quality

WCCUSD: Staff cuts unavoidable to solve budget deficit

Facing a projected $47.8 million budget deficit in the 2020-21 fiscal year, the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) held a community forum...

Secret’s out on Richmond’s new ninja gym

By Kathy Chouteau Traverse Fitness may have had a stealthy soft opening last month, but the secret is officially out about Richmond’s newest gym, thanks...

Salesian making history at state title game this Saturday

A team with just 23 players on its varsity roster, Salesian College Preparatory was reportedly predicted to go 5-5 this year. That prediction didn't...