Saturday, May 30, 2020

Crime

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

Half-dozen vehicles stolen in five days in East Richmond area

A half-dozen auto thefts were reported from May 29 through Tuesday in the East Richmond area, according to police data provided by Owen Martin, president of the Richmond Heights Neighborhood Council. The car theft uptick...
El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County trafficking case

El Sobrante pimp gets five years, eight months in state prison for Orange County...

As expected, El Sobrante pimp Laton Lateef Belle was sentenced in an Orange County courtroom this week to five years and eight months in state prison after pleading guilty last month to one felony...
Victim of suspected hit-and-run incident in Richmond ID'd

Suspect in April Hilltop shooting arrested following bank heist in San Rafael Tuesday

The suspect in a shooting on Groom Drive in the Hilltop area earlier this year was arrested following an armed robbery of a bank in San Rafael on Tuesday, police said. John Williams, 36, was...

Suspect charged in connection with Monday fatal shooting in Richmond

The suspect arrested for allegedly fatally shooting 24-year-old Robert Fitch in Richmond on Monday has been formally charged with the killing, police said. The case was presented Wednesday to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's...

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...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...