Richmond police patrol activity report: Nov. 18-20

Richmond police patrol activity report: Dec. 9-11
Richmond Police Department vehicle (Photo credit: Kathy Chouteau)

The following is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. Officers responded to approx. There were 642 calls for service during this period. Please note that activity shared in these segments are provided only as an overview, and do not reflect the entirety of service calls and reports taken throughout each shift.

11/18/22 – ROBBERY

Officers responded to the 11900 block of San Pablo Ave for reports of a robbery. The victim reported the suspect removed tools from the bed of his parked truck. The victim confronted the suspects as they attempted to flee in a vehicle. The suspects struck the victim, running his foot over in their haste to escape. The victim received medical treatment at the scene and officers were unable to locate the suspects during an area check. #9367


Officers responded to the 200 block of Macdonald Ave for reports of a hit and run with injuries. Officers determined a pedestrian was crossing the street when a U-Haul rental van struck the pedestrian. The van slowed, but then fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital, with moderate injuries, for medical treatment. #9369


Officers on routine patrol of the unhoused encampment in the area of Castro St and Hensley Ave saw a suspicious vehicle parked with expired registration. Upon seeing the officer, the driver drove off in the vehicle. Officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop on the vehicle. The driver exited his vehicle and tried to lock it before officers could contact him. Officers were able to detain the driver and could see a firearm in plain view in the suspect’s now locked vehicle. Officers were able to get access to the vehicle and confirmed there was a loaded firearm. A check determined the firearm had been reported stolen. The suspect was booked without incident. #9371


Officers responded to the 900 block of Amador St and Kaiser Hospital for reports of multiple victims who had been shot. Officers located at least one victim in the 900 block of Amador Ave and additional victims at the hospital. Officers determined that the victims were driving on Bay Bridge when suspects opened fire on their two vehicles. Once it was determined the crime had occurred outside of RPD jurisdiction, CHP responded to assume the investigation. #9381


Officers responded to reports of a disturbance in the 600 block of 36th Street. Officers responded and determined the suspect had chased a family member around the house attempting to stab them. While officers were on the scene still gathering information, the suspect suddenly ran out of his room toward officers. The suspect held an object that resembled a firearm in his hand and ran at officers, pointing it at them. Officers were able to subdue the suspect after a brief struggle. They later determined the object the suspect had was a butane torch-style lighter. #9398

11/19/22 –SIDESHOW

Officers responded to various locations throughout the city for sideshow activity. Approx. 300 cars drove recklessly, stopping at several locations. Officers were able to disperse the sideshow and disperse the vehicles out of the city.


Officers responded to the 10600 block of San Pablo Ave. The clerk at the business reported the suspect entered the business and brandished a large knife at them. The suspect then opened the cash register and grabbed cash prior to fleeing on foot. #9482

11/20/22 – SIDESHOW

Officers responded to the area of 37th St and Barrett Ave. Officers located approx. 75 cars participating in the sideshow. Officers were able to disperse the sideshow and participants out of the city.