Richmond police patrol activity report: May 20-22

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The Richmond Police Department regularly releases an overview of recent significant incidents its patrol officers responded to in the city. The segment is an overview and does not reflect the entirety of service calls and reports taken throughout each shift.

RPD PATROL ACTIVITY REPORT – WEEKDAY SHIFT OVERVIEW: May 16-19, 2022

5/20/22 – DECEASED PERSON

Officers responded to the 100 block of W. Bissell Avenue regarding a possible deceased person. Medical personnel provided life-saving measures prior to police arrival however, were unable to revive the decedent. There were no indications of foul play, and the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office was notified. #4168

5/20/22 – SEXUAL BATTERY

Officers responded to a report of a sexual battery that had occurred in the area of 18th Street and Chanslor Avenue. The juvenile victim reported that, while walking home the day prior, she had been approached by a suspect who grabbed her in a sexual manner, without warning. The suspect fled the scene shortly thereafter and the victim, paralyzed with fear, did not immediately report the incident. #4170

5/20/22 – WARRANT ARREST

An RPD officer conducted an enforcement stop in the area of 37th Street and Nevin Avenue. The driver was found to have a no-bail warrant for his arrest, and was taken into custody without incident. #1025

5/20/22 – ROBBERY

Officers responded to the area of 15th Street and Coalinga Avenue regarding a robbery that had occurred. The juvenile victim reported being approached by two suspects, who punched him in the face and stole the victim’s bicycle. The suspects fled the scene and were not located. #4177

OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Three (3) officers and one (1) lieutenant reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.

5/21/22 – DECEASED PERSON

Officers responded to the 1800 block of Florida Avenue regarding a possible deceased person. Medical personnel arrived on scene and pronounced the decedent on scene. There were no indications of foul play, and the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office was notified. #4186

5/21/22 – WARRANT ARREST

Officers responded to a report of an unresponsive subject seated within a vehicle in the 1400 block of Carlson Avenue. The subject regained consciousness upon officers’ arrival, and a records check revealed several outstanding warrants for his arrest; he was taken into custody without incident. #4185

5/21/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY

Officers responded to the 500 block of South 28th Street regarding an unwanted subject. The victim reported that the suspect had shown up at her residence, unannounced, and assaulted her during an argument. The suspect fled from the scene prior to police arrival. #4188

5/21/22 – ARMED CARJACKING

Officers responded to the 2300 block of Lancaster Drive regarding an armed carjacking that had occurred. The victim reported that, while entering his car, a suspect approached him, pointed a firearm at him, and demanded the victim’s personal property. In fear for his life, the victim ran away and the suspect fled in the victim’s car. #4193

OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Five (5) officers, one (1) sergeant, and two (2) lieutenants reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.

5/22/22 – DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM

Officers responded to the area of Fred Jackson Avenue and Sanford Avenue regarding a ShotSpotter activation, and located a parked vehicle that had been damaged by gunfire. No injuries were reported, and no witnesses or suspects were located. #4196

5/22/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY, FALSE IMPRISONMENT

Officers responded to the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue regarding a battery that had occurred. The victim reported being assaulted by the suspect, who did not immediately allow her to leave the scene. The suspect was arrested without incident. #4197

5/22/22 – SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE, DRUNK IN PUBLIC

Officers responded to the 100 block of Schooner Court on a report of a battery that had occurred. Upon arrival, a highly-intoxicated subject combatively approached officers and threatened to fight with them. Officers safely detained the subject without incident.

Officers later learned that the involved parties had been involved in an altercation, which resulted in the call to RPD. Neither party wished to pursue prosecution however, based upon the intoxicated subject’s condition, he was transported to the RPD jail and later issued a citation for public intoxication. #4198

5/22/22 – ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON

Officers responded to the 500 block of South 28th Street on a report of a man with a gun. The victim reported that the suspect had threatened her with a firearm, and a records check revealed that the suspect was a wanted suspect from a prior recent incident.

RPD officers observed the suspect driving nearby and attempted an enforcement stop however, the suspect failed to yield and traveled through multiple jurisdictions before finally yielding when his car became disabled. The uncooperative suspect eventually submitted to arrest with the presence of an RPD K9. #4204

5/22/22 – COMMERCIAL BURGLARY

Officers responded to the 2300 block of MacDonald Boulevard regarding an activated alarm at a business. The representative indicated that a subject was seen on video surveillance at a time that no one was permitted inside the business. Based on the information gathered, a search of the business was conducted with the assistance of an RPD K9, and a suspect was apprehended after trying to barricade a door. The suspect was transported to an area hospital for a non-life threatening injury to his upper extremity, and was booked at the county jail without incident. #4209

5/22/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY

Officers responded to the 1500 block of Solitude Lane regarding an unwanted person at the residence. Upon arrival, officers learned that the suspect had arrived at his parents’ residence without notice, and physically assaulted them following a verbal altercation. The suspect was arrested without incident. #4208

5/22/22 – DECEASED PERSON

Officers responded to the 2800 block of Moran Avenue regarding a welfare check involving an unresponsive subject within a residence. First responders gained access to the residence and located the subject however, medical personnel pronounced the decedent on scene. There were no indications of foul play, and the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office was notified. #4207

5/22/22 – ROBBERY ATTEMPT

Officers responded to the area of Klose Way and Blume Drive regarding an attempted robbery that had occurred. The victim reported that a suspect approached, brandished a firearm, and demanded the victim’s belongings however, fled the scene when the victim refused. #4212

5/22/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY

Officers responded to the 4100 block of Leke Way regarding a domestic dispute. The victim reported that the suspect had physically assaulted the victim, causing visible injury. The suspect was arrested without incident. #4216

OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Nine (9) officers and two (2) lieutenants reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.