Monday, August 10, 2020

Crime

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

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...

Stanley Roberts’ People Behaving Badly releases segment on package thefts in El Sobrante

Stanley Roberts of KRON4's People Behaving Badly just released a segment about package thieves in El Sobrante. The segment features video surveillance footage of a home that thieves struck multiple times in recent months. Residents told...
County loses $80 million state grant to expand Richmond jail

Richmond jail plan uncertain after Supervisor Gioia rejects pledging county funds for project

A proposal to build a $90 million maximum-security jail at the existing West County Detention Center in Richmond faces uncertainty after Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor John Gioia on Tuesday rejected pledging county...
Toddler discovered walking alone on Ohio Avenue in Richmond

Kennedy High football opener ends early after shooting near field injures three

With four minutes remaining in the Kennedy High School football team's home opener Friday night, fans and players were sent "scurrying for cover" following a shooting near the campus that injured three juveniles, according...
Burglar arrested after leaving Safeway receipt at El Cerrito crime scene

Man accused of exposing self to El Cerrito Safeway customer

A 67-year-old Richmond man was arrested over the weekend after being accused of exposing his genitals to a customer at a Safeway in El Cerrito, police said.At 1:14 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the...
Funeral service for slain 23-year-old LGBT rights activist set for 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church

Funeral service for slain 23-year-old LGBT rights activist set for 11 a.m. at ...

The funeral service for 23-year-old Kenji Jones, an LGBT rights advocate and RYSE community center member who was fatally shot Aug. 2, is set to take place this morning. The service begins at 11 a.m....
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

65-year-old man fatally shot in Richmond early Monday

A man was fatally shot in the area of S. 35th Street and Ohio Avenue in Richmond early Monday, police said. The victim, identified as Carl Roy Roberts, 65, of Richmond, suffered multiple wounds to...

SFPD probe leads to arrest of Richmond residents and seizure of assault rifles, drugs…and...

An investigation by the San Francisco Police Department led to the serving of a search warrant at a Richmond home last Wednesday and the arrest of two local residents. Authorities served a search warrant at...
Former Richmond police Capt. Manjit Sappal becomes Martinez police chief today

Former Richmond police Capt. Manjit Sappal becomes Martinez police chief today

After 18 years with the Richmond Police Department, former Capt. Manjit Sappal on Monday is starting his new job as police chief for the Martinez Police Department. Sappal was hired following an extensive search for...

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Blue Sky Sports to close after 40 years in Pinole

Blue Sky Sports to close after four decades in Pinole

By Mike Kinney Blue Sky Sports, the legendary local sporting goods store that's been operating in Pinole for four decades, is set to close in...
Census takers set to visit nonresponding households

Census takers set to visit nonresponding households

By Kathy Chouteau Households who haven’t responded to the 2002 Census can expect a knock on their door in the coming weeks. Starting today, census...

Richmond police investigating fatal shooting on Chanslor Avenue

A 50-year-old man was killed and a 46-year-old woman injured in a shooting in Richmond on Sunday, police said. Officers responded to a ShotSputter gun...