Saturday, February 29, 2020

Crime

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

Video! Richmond man's arrest during rap video shoot in SF sparks civil rights lawsuit against cops

Richmond man’s arrest during rap video shoot in SF part of civil rights lawsuit...

An incident that involved the arrest of a Richmond man in the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco has led to a federal civil rights lawsuit from Bay Area rappers who say they and others...
El Cerrito police say woman gave sister's name upon arrest

El Cerrito police say woman gave sister’s name when arrested

A 20-year-old Richmond woman was arrested last weekend on charges including false impersonation after police say she gave her sister's name while being questioned about a crashed stolen rental car. The incident unfolded about 12:55...
CHP investigating fatal shooting on Interstate 80 Saturday morning

Victim of I-80 hit-and-run crash in Richmond identified as Hercules resident

The victim of a fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond on Friday night was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office Monday as Malhar Singh, 65, of Hercules. Singh was driving...
El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County trafficking case

El Sobrante pimp convicted in Orange County in human trafficking case

An El Sobrante pimp who prosecutors described as a brutal modern-day slave owner was convicted last week for trafficking a Northern California woman in Orange County. Laton Lateef Belle, 29, is expected to be sentenced...

San Pablo man arrested in connection with fatal hit-and-run on I-80

Jesus Sarabia, 20, of San Pablo has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter charges in connection with a deadly crash on Interstate 80 in Richmond on Friday night, according to...
Wildcat Canyon's Rifle Range Road trail access point reopened

Park police searching for suspect after BB gun shooting near Alvarado staging area

East Bay Regional Park District police are searching for a juvenile suspect after a Richmond resident was shot in the nose with a BB gun Wednesday. At 4:14 p.m., police dispatch received a call that...
Online fundraiser launched in wake of San Pablo woman's tragic death in Bay Point parking lot

Online fundraiser launched after San Pablo woman killed in Bay Point

An online memorial fundraiser has been launched for Laura Sanchez-Gomez, the 24-year-old San Pablo woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle in the parking lot of a restaurant and nightclub in Bay...

El Cerrito police arrest man linked to attempted burglary that prompted helicopter search

El Cerrito police arrested a man in connection with an attempted burglary of a home last week that prompted a helicopter search. Marco Salas, 28, of Oakland was booked on suspicion of attempting to burglarize...
Target increasing minimum worker wages to $15 by 2020

Two arrested after Target security guard assaulted and threatened to be shot during brazen...

A security guard at the Richmond Target was punched and threatened to be shot Wednesday morning while chasing down one of three suspects who fled the store with a television, but Richmond police later...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Richmond police officers used force in 6 percent of arrests last year while seizing...

The Richmond Police Department said Tuesday it used force in about 6 percent of arrests last year, and has had just two fatal officer-involved deaths in more than a decade, due in part to...

Latest Articles

WCCUSD superintendent addresses 'painful' decision impacting nearly 300 employees

WCCUSD supe addresses ‘painful’ decision on nearly 300 employees

The West Contra Costa Unified School District superintendent issued the following statement to the school district community following the Board of Education meeting Wednesday. By...
Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren't waiting to make a difference

Chevron Black Employee Network scholarship recipients aren’t waiting to make a difference

Shreejal Luitel isn’t just hoping for greater minority representation in the tech industry. The senior at Middle College High is already moving the needle...
Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

Richmond honors Jerrold Hatchett for retirement, community service

By Kathy Chouteau Richmond’s “godfather” was honored with a proclamation from the City Council on Tuesday for his decades of community service and his recent...