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: June 24-26, 2022
6/24/22 – OUTSIDE AGENCY ASSISTANCE
RPD officers provided assistance to a local law enforcement agency, as their pursuit of an armed carjacking vehicle travelled into the City of Richmond. After crashing his car, the suspect fled, on foot, into the residential area at Humboldt Street and McBryde Avenue. RPD officers provided support around the perimeter, as the primary agency conducted their extensive search. The suspect was eventually taken into custody without incident.
6/24/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to the 2800 block of Hilltop Mall Road regarding a domestic disturbance. The victim reported that the suspect had physically assaulted her following a verbal disagreement. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. #5110
6/24/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to the zero-hundred block of 17th Street regarding a domestic disturbance. The victim reported that the suspect had physically assaulted her following a verbal disagreement. The victim’s young child dialed 911 after witnessing the emergency. The suspect was arrested on scene, without incident. #5109
6/24/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to the 1500 block of Monterey Street regarding a domestic disturbance. A witness called police after seeing the suspect physically assaulting the victim, while another witness intervened to prevent further attack until officers arrived on scene. Based upon the victim and witnesses’ reports, the suspect was arrested without incident. #5115
6/24/22 – ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF A FIREARM, INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-UP
An RPD officer observed the suspect from a previous domestic battery investigation, driving the victim’s car (which he had stolen during the incident) in the area of York Street and Duboce Avenue. An enforcement stop was conducted, and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. An illegally-possessed, stolen firearm was also located, concealed within the driver’s door. #5114
6/24/22 – WARRANT ARREST
During the above enforcement stop, the passenger in the vehicle was found to have an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest. He was booked at the RPD jail without incident. #7194
6/24/22 – TRAFFIC COLLISION, DUI
An RPD officer was flagged down in the area of South 37th Street and Cutting Boulevard regarding a traffic collision at the intersection. One of the involved motorists suffered moderate injury, and also showed objective symptoms of intoxication. The driver was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment, and a DUI investigation was conducted and documented for follow-up. #5121
OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Five (5) officers and two (2) sergeants reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.
6/25/22 – DOMESTIC BATTERY
Officers responded to area of Primrose Circle and Foxglove Place regarding a domestic disturbance. Officers contacted the involved parties, who were both visibly intoxicated, and learned that the suspect had physically assaulted the victim following a verbal argument. The suspect was arrested without incident. #5127
6/25/22 – INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-UP
RPD officers observed the suspect, who was wanted for a prior felony assault, in the area of Macdonald Avenue and Marina Way. He was contacted and arrested without incident. #5113
6/25/22 – CARJACKING VEHICLE RECOVERY, EVADING ARREST
An RPD officer observed a vehicle that had been involved in a prior armed carjacking investigation, in the area of Harbour Way and Chanslor Avenue. The officer attempted to conduct an enforcement stop however, the vehicle did not yield and led officers on a brief pursuit before colliding with a parked vehicle. The juvenile suspect was arrested without incident, and a loaded pistol with an extended magazine was located within the car. #4798
6/25/22 – OUTSIDE AGENCY ASSISTANCE
A local agency requested emergency RPD assistance in the 1700 block of Nevin Avenue, to assist their officers with a physically combative suspect. RPD officers assisted with detaining the suspect, without incident. #5140
6/25/22 – HOMICIDE
Officers responded to the area of 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue regarding a shooting that had occurred. A victim, suffering from at least one gunshot wound, was located in critical condition. Despite life-saving efforts by medical personnel, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Homicide detectives responded to assume the investigation; this incident remains an active and ongoing investigation. #5141
6/25/22 – SIDESHOW ACTIVITY
RPD dispatchers received numerous reports of sideshow activity occurring throughout the evening. Due to the active homicide investigation, allied agencies assisted available RPD officers with incidents (some involving 100+ vehicles and spectators) at Marina Way South and Cutting Boulevard, Harbour Way and Barrett, Klose Way and Blume Drive, Barrett Avenue and San Pablo Avenue, as well as 1st Street and MacDonald Avenue.
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.
6/26/22 – SHOOTING INVESTIGATION
RPD officers responded to the 1200 block of Florida Avenue, after the caller (victim) reported he had been shot. The victim told officers that, after consuming alcohol in the area of South 23rd Street and Florida Avenue, he arrived home and realized that, at some point, he had been shot in the torso area. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment, and this investigation is ongoing. #5149
6/26/22 – WARRANT ARREST
Officers responded to the 3100 block of Southampton Court regarding a disturbance between two neighbors. An involved party was found to have an outstanding no-bail warrant for her arrest, and was taken into custody without incident. #5148
6/26/22 – WARRANT ARREST
Officers responded to the zero-hundred block of 1st Street regarding a disturbance; one involved party was found to have an outstanding felony warrant for her arrest, and was taken into custody without incident. #5150
6/26/22 – INDECENT EXPOSURE
A witness reported that a subject was inappropriately exposing himself in the area of 25th Street and MacDonald Avenue. Officers arrived, observed the reported activity, and arrested the suspect without incident. #5155
6/26/22 – BURGLARY, VANDALISM
Richmond firefighters responded to a smoke alarm at The Plunge in Point Richmond. It was determined that no fire had ignited however, multiple interior fire extinguishers had been discharged and numerous items had been thrown into the swimming pool. RPD officers responded to assume the burglary and vandalism investigation. #5160
6/26/22 – DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
A witness reported that a grass fire had ignited in the area of Richmond Parkway and Hensley Avenue after a car, with no rear tire, caused sparking on the concrete roadway. The driver, who had parked and attempted to walk away from his vehicle, was detained and exhibited signs of intoxication. The driver provided a breath alcohol sample of over twice the legal limit! A records check also revealed that the driver had multiple prior DUI convictions and is on probation for DUI. Richmond firefighters extinguished the grass fire without incident. #5161
6/26/22 – ILLEGAL FIREARM POSSESSION, PAROLE VIOLATION
An RPD officer conducted an enforcement stop in the area of 23rd Street and Barrett Avenue. The driver was determined to be on parole and, during the course of the investigation, a loaded pistol was discovered, concealed within the vehicle. The driver was arrested without incident. #5166
6/27/22 – DECEASED PERSON
Officers responded to the 5600 block of Carlos Avenue regarding an unresponsive subject. Medical personnel arrived and pronounced the decedent on scene. There were no indications of foul play, and the Contra Costa County Coroner’s Office was notified. #5163
OPERATIONAL STAFFING SHORTAGE – FORCED OVERTIME (Teams 4, 5): Six (6) officers and one (1) lieutenant reported for forced and/or mandatory overtime shifts, to meet minimum staffing requirements.