Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Crime

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

Tipsy Zumba participant arrested after attempting to drive from El Cerrito Community Center

Tipsy Zumba participant arrested after attempting to drive from El Cerrito Community Center

A 44-year-old El Cerrito woman who had participated in a Zumba class at El Cerrito Community Center on Sunday was arrested on suspicion of DUI after attempting to leave the center, police said. Officers were...
RPD offering $10,000 rewards for info in April homicides

Traffic stop renews tensions between Richmond police and Office of Neighborhood Safety

At 12:29 a.m. on July 15, a Chrysler 200 was pulled over in the parking lot of the Monterey Pines Apartments complex near Kennedy High, where the alleged gang-related killing of Fontino Hardy Jr....
UC Berkeley police chief ID'd as official who lost badge, loaded gun in Richmond auto burglary

UC Berkeley police chief’s badge, loaded gun stolen in Richmond auto burglary

The law enforcement official whose badge, loaded gun and other items were stolen in an auto burglary at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond Friday morning has been identified as UC Berkeley police Chief...

Officer’s loaded gun and badge stolen in auto burglary at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline

A law enforcement officer's loaded gun and badge were taken Friday morning during an auto burglary at Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond, according to Bay City News. East Bay Regional Park police officers responded...
Richmond's weekend-long Back to School Carnival starts Aug. 25

RPAL carnival to begin tonight and run through Sunday at Civic Center

If you drove past Richmond Civic Center Friday morning, you would have noticed a colorful carnival being set up. From Friday through Sunday, the Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) is hosting a back to school...

RPD partners with Nextdoor to increase communications with local residents

The Richmond Police Department has formed a partnership with Nextdoor.com, the private social network for neighborhoods, that will provide the department a new way to send communications to neighbors, it was announced Friday. On Nextdoor,...

23-year-old victim of shooting in Richmond on Sunday has died

A 23-year-old man who was critically injured in a shooting in Richmond Sunday night has died, according to the county coroner. The victim was identified as Kenji Jones, 23, of Richmond. Jones was found with a...
Video! Richmond woman sought in connection with $35,000 theft from Airbnb rental in SF

Video! Richmond woman sought in connection with $35,000 theft from Airbnb rental in SF

San Francisco police are trying to locate a Richmond woman in connection with the theft of more than $35,000 in valuables from a home she rented through Airbnb. Jana Dominquez, 27, of Richmond, is suspected...

Two shootings an hour apart in Richmond Sunday injure three, one critically

Two shootings that occurred about an hour apart in Richmond Sunday night injured three people, one critically, police said. The incidents unfolded at about 8:35 p.m. when on-duty officers on 15th street heard two volleys...
Community Views: The New Richmond reality

Community Views: The new Richmond reality

Murders in Richmond are down. According to the most recent and available crime statistics, by which such metrics are made, Richmond is better off. The city is not as violent as it has been...

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Masa Mexican taqueria in Point Richmond a dream realized

Masa Mexican taqueria in Point Richmond a dream realized

By Kathy Chouteau A newly opened restaurant is a dream realized for the mother and son behind it. Owner Johnathan Bermudez opened his restaurant, Masa, June...
Protesters camp at Richmond Civic Center to demand justice for Vanessa Guillen

Protesters camping at Richmond City Hall demand justice for Vanessa Guillen

By Mike Kinney Protesters have set up tents in Richmond Civic Center Plaza, where nightly vigils are being held in memory of slain Army soldier...
Council approves emergency repairs for North Richmond Pump Station

Council approves emergency repairs for North Richmond Pump Station

Local officials are racing against time to repair the North Richmond Pump Station ahead of the rainy season. On Tuesday, Richmond City Council voted unanimously...