Saturday, January 18, 2020

Crime

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

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...
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...

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WCCUSD halts plan to transition Richmond schools to K-8s

The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) has put the brakes on a plan to phase out DeJean Middle School in Richmond and...

What should San Pablo’s slogan be in 2020?

Time for a game of ad lib. Fill in the blank: "San Pablo 2020: The Year of ____." At its meeting Monday, the San Pablo...
Armistice Brewing Company plans to expand taproom, beer garden

Richmond brewery launches comedy show

Another opportunity for live comedy is coming to Richmond. Armistice Brewing Company announced today it is planning to host its first "Barrel of Laughs...