Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Crime

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

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...
Unlicensed driver's car stereo could be heard from 'a block away;' results in gun bust

Unlicensed driver’s car stereo could be heard from ‘a block away;’ results in gun...

Richmond police seized a semi-automatic pistol loaded with 32 bullets last week after an unlicensed driver drew attention to himself by blasting his car stereo. Bravo unit officers who had been patrolling the city's Southern...
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...

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Richmond’s Gyuto Foundation takes Monday night meditations virtual

Buddhist monastery launches playground fundraiser

By Kathy Chouteau A Buddhist monastery in the Richmond hills has launched a fundraiser on Indiegogo to build a children’s playground on its picturesque land. Located...
Richmond police aim to curb side shows with tire-deflating technology

Richmond police hope tire-deflating technology will help curb side shows

The Richmond Police Department (RPD) aims to purchase 32 Stop Stick tire deflation devices to help address vehicle pursuits and frequent side shows in...
Richmond: 130 new youth coats distributed to families

Richmond: 130 new youth coats distributed to families

By Mike Kinney Local children in need received 130 new warm winter coats at a giveaway event on Saturday at the Bay Area Girls Club...