Richmond police activity report from Feb. 5-11

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PATROL ACTIVITY REPORT – WEEKLY OVERVIEW: APRIL 8 – 14, 2024 Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. 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. 4/8 – EMBEZZLE LEASED/RENTED VEHICLE-RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3579 4/10 – TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT OPERATION Officers conducted a traffic enforcement operation along the 23rd St corridor to address various issues such as speeding and pedestrian safety. The operation yielded 24 citations: 19 for speed, 2 for unsafe lane changes, 1 red light, 1 not yielding to pedestrians in a crosswalk, and 1 not yielding to an ambulance 4/10 – GRAND THEFT Officers responded to Stenmark Dr for a report of wire theft. Witnesses saw two subjects cutting wires and attempted to contact the subjects, but fled on foot. With the use of a drone (UAS), Officers located the two suspects near Point Molate Beach. Both suspects were taken into custody without incident. A search of the suspects revealed several Sawzall blades and a small amount of narcotics. Both suspects were booked into RPD jail. #3611 4/11 - MISC INFORMATION Officers responded to the 700 block of Amador St for a report of an unknown issue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject laying on the grass, unconscious and not breathing. Officers began life saving measures and administered Narcan, AMR arrived on scene and took over life saving measures. The subject regained consciousness a few moments later and was transported to a local hospital for further treatment. #3663 4/12 – ARMED ROBBERY Officers responded to the area of S. 23rd St & Ohio Ave for a report of a robbery. Officers learned the victim was driving when two suspect vehicles blocked the victim’s roadway and two suspects ordered the victim to exit his vehicle while brandishing firearms. The suspects removed cash from the victim’s pockets and fled prior to officers’ arrival. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. 4/14 – STOLEN VEHICLE/RECOVERY Officers responded to a Flock alert for a stolen vehicle in the area. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The solo occupant was taken into custody without incident. #3707 4/14 – FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM/ EVADE POLICE Officers on patrol saw a vehicle driven by a suspect who had outstanding warrants and was believed to be armed. Officers attempted to conduct an enforcement stop but the suspect failed to yield. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of Highway 4 and Pine St in Martinez where the suspect’s vehicle became disabled after colliding with another vehicle. All occupants attempted to flee on foot after the collision but were quickly taken into custody. During the pursuit, officers saw what appeared to be a firearm being discarded from the suspect vehicle, officers searched the area and located the discarded firearm with the assistance of a police K-9. #3731
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Below is an overview of significant service activity provided by RPD patrol officers during their scheduled shifts. 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.

 

2/5 – ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE W KNIFE
 
Officers responded to the 200 block of 22nd St for a report of a possible stabbing. Upon arrival, officers could see the victim standing by the door and the suspect standing behind the victim holding a knife. The door was breached and the suspect was ordered to drop the knife. Officers removed the victim and quickly detained the suspect who had discarded the knife. #1229

 

2/6 – NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM
 
Officers responded to the area of Groom and Erla Way for a report of a disturbance. Officers heard multiple gunshots from the area as they were en route. Officers were informed the suspect ran inside a residence after shooting in the air. Officers were able to safely take the suspect into custody and locate two firearms. #1262

 

2/6 – HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION
 
Officers responded to the 2300 block of Lancaster Dr for a ShotSpotter activation. Officers arrived on the scene and located a victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Unfortunately, the victim succumbed to their injuries at the scene. RPD Homicide Detectives responded and assumed the investigation. This investigation is ongoing. #1266

 

2/8 – ROBBERY
 
Officers responded to the 1100 block of Macdonald Ave for a report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers learned a struggle ensued between the suspect and security after the suspect attempting to walk out without paying. The suspect fled prior to officers’ arrival. An area check was conducted with negative results. #1326

 

2/8 – NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM
 
Officers responded to the 5000 block of Hartnett Ave for a report of shots fired. Officers found numerous casings at the scene. No victims were located and one unoccupied vehicle appeared to have been struck by gunfire. #1327

 

2/9 – SHOOTING INVESTIGATION
 
Officers responded to the 1000 block of 23rd St for a report of a subject suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival officers located the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound in stable condition. During the course of their investigation, officers were able to locate the suspect and take him into custody without incident. #1363

 

2/10 – NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM
 
Officers were patrolling the 100 block of S. 4th St when they observed gunfire coming from a vehicle. An enforcement stop was conducted and all four occupants were taken into custody without incident. Officers located 2 firearms and multiple spent casings inside the vehicle. #1376
 

2/10 – SHOOTING INVESTIGATION

Officers responded to the 100 block of Ohio Ave for a report of a shooting. Officers located 2 victims suffering from at least one gunshot wound and an unoccupied vehicle that appeared to have been struck by gunfire. The victims were provided medical attention on scene before being transported to nearby hospitals in stable condition. This investigation is ongoing. #1377