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 27-29, 2022
5/27/22 – DECEASED PERSON
Officers responded to the 3000 block of Belfast Way regarding a possible deceased person. Medical personnel pronounced the decedent on scene. There were no indications of foul play, and the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office was notified. #4347
5/27/22 – SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE
Officers responded to the 2800 block of Salesian Avenue regarding a possible active shooter threat; it was later determined that the third-hand information provided by the caller had possibly originated from an internet post in a different state. Officers determined that there was no immediate threat on campus and provided extra patrols in the area.
5/27/22 – ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM
Officers responded to the area of 8th Street and Ripley Avenue regarding an armed subject; the witness reported seeing the suspects pointing a handgun at passing vehicles. Officers arrived and detained both suspects without incident, and a loaded firearm was recovered from one of the suspects. Both suspects were booked at the RPD jail. #4351
5/27/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to the 2400 block of Aberdeen Way regarding a subject who was causing a disturbance. The victim reported that, following a verbal disagreement, the suspect assaulted the victim, causing visible injury. The suspect fled prior to RPD arrival. #4364
5/27/22 – INDECENT EXPOSURE
A caller reported that an unknown subject was exposing himself and masturbating on the front porch of their residence on Clinton Avenue. Officers located a suspect matching the reported individual, and the suspect was positively identified by the caller. The suspect was arrested without incident. #4367
OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Four (4) officers and two (2) sergeants reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.
5/28/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to the 2800 block of Loyola Avenue regarding a reported disturbance. Officers arrived and determined that a domestic battery had occurred; the suspect was arrested without incident. #4366
5/28/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to the 900 block of South 47th Street regarding an assault that had occurred. The victim, who was suffering from visible injuries, reported that the suspect had physically assaulted her, and had fled prior to RPD arrival. #4368
5/28/22 – VANDALISM
Officers responded to the 800 block of Macdonald Avenue regarding a suspect who had used a crowbar to smash the windows out at a church. Officers located the suspect nearby, who was positively identified and arrested without incident. The suspect later became belligerent, and began banging his head against the interior of the patrol car. The suspect was restrained for his safety, and transported directly to County Jail. #4370
5/28/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY, ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, EVADING ARREST
Officers responded to a report of an in-progress assault occurring in the 2400 block of Nevin Avenue. The victim reported that the suspect had fled the scene in his vehicle and, as officers arrived in the area, the suspect sped away and collided into another vehicle.
The suspect attempted to flee the scene but was detained by officers without incident. An illegally-possessed firearm was located within his vehicle; a records check also revealed that the suspect had multiple outstanding warrants for his arrest. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, and later booked at county jail without incident. #4379
5/28/22 – ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, NARCOTICS FOR SALES
Officers remained at the scene of the above collision at 24th Street and Macdonald Avenue, and summoned medical personnel for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Prior to towing the disabled vehicles from the roadway, a firearm and large amounts of narcotics, suspected for sales, were located within the secondary involved vehicle. The driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries, and later booked at the RPD jail. #4381
5/28/22 – ARMED ROBBERY
Officers responded to the 800 block of Carlson Boulevard regarding a report of an armed robbery. The victim reported that the suspect approached him and demanded his personal belongings while brandishing a firearm. The victim complied and, while running away, heard a single gunshot. The victim was not injured during this incident, and the suspect was not located. #4386
OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Two (2) officers reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.
5/29/22 – HOME INVASION ROBBERY, ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON
Officers responded to the 2100 block of Nevin Avenue regarding two armed subjects attempting to enter an apartment building. Officers responded and quickly took two subjects, who were fleeing the scene, into custody. Along their flight path, officers located three loaded firearms and several bags of narcotics.
Officers then heard an individual yelling for help within one of the apartments and witnessed a third suspect attempting to flee from the apartment window; the third suspect was also quickly taken into custody. A victim was located within the apartment, suffering from visible injuries, and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. RPD detectives responded to the scene, and this investigation is ongoing. #4401
5/29/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to the 400 block of South 9th Street regarding a report of a battery in progress. Upon arrival, the victim reported that the suspect had assaulted her following a heated argument, and had fled the scene. The victim sustained a visible injury and was transported to a hospital for treatment. The suspect was not located. #4403
5/29/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY, RESISTING ARREST
Officers responded to the 400 block of 39th Street regarding an assault that had occurred; the victim whispered to dispatchers that she had been assaulted by the intoxicated suspect. As officers arrived on scene, the suspect fled from the back window of the residence. With the assistance of helicopter support from our allied agency partners, the suspect was later taken into custody without incident. #4404
5/29/22 – PUBLIC INTOXICATION, RESISTING ARREST
Officers responded to the 12000 block of San Pablo Avenue regarding a disturbance and verbal altercation. When officers attempted to contact the involved subjects, the intoxicated suspect immediately became belligerent and spat on an officer. The suspect was detained and later transported to the RPD jail. #4410
5/30/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
A victim, seeking treatment at a local hospital, reported being assaulted by the suspect earlier that evening. The victim suffered a visible, non-life threatening injury as a result of the incident. Officers responded to the victim’s residence, and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. #4411
5/30/22 – PUBLIC INTOXICATION
Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated subject in the 2900 block of Moyers Road. The belligerent, intoxicated individual was contacted and was taken into custody without incident. #4412
OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Five (5) officers and one (1) lieutenant reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.