Richmond police patrol activity report from March 4-10

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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.

3/4 – STOLEN VEHICLE /RECOVERY
Officers responded to a Flock notification for a stolen vehicle in the area. A records check confirmed the vehicle was reported stolen. Officers located the vehicle and observed the passenger discard a plastic bag later found to contain narcotics. The driver of the vehicle was found to have three outstanding warrants for his arrest. Both occupants of the vehicle were arrested. #2184

3/4 – STOLEN VEHICLE/RECOVERY
Officers responded to a Flock notification for a stolen vehicle in the area. A records check confirmed the vehicle was reported stolen. Officers located the vehicle occupied and the driver of the vehicle was arrested without incident. #2191

3/4 – NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM
Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 700 block of Carlson Blvd. Officers found numerous casings at the scene. No victims were located and no property appeared to have been struck by gunfire. #2196

3/6 – ROBBERY
Officers responded to the 200 block of Macdonald Ave for a report of a robbery. Officers learned the victim was standing in line when a struggle ensued with the suspect over the victim’s suitcase. The suspect pushed the victim to the ground and fled with the victim’s suitcase. The victim was uninjured. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. #2269

3/6 – CARRY LOADED FIREARM
Officers conducted an enforcement stop in the area of 16th St & Macdonald Ave. The suspects failed to yield and immediately collided with a parked car. During the course of their investigation, officers located two loaded firearms inside the vehicle. Both suspects were arrested without incident. #2311

3/8 – STOLEN VEHICLE/RECOVERY
Officers responded to a Flock notification for a stolen vehicle in the area. A records check confirmed the vehicle was reported stolen. Officers located the vehicle occupied and conducted an enforcement stop. The driver of the vehicle was arrested without incident. #2355

3/8 – ARMED ROBBERY
Officers responded to the area of Richmond Pkwy and Hilltop Dr for a report of a robbery. Officers learned the victim was involved in a collision with the suspect when the suspect pointed a firearm and demanded money. Officers conducted an area check with negative results. #2348

3/9 – NEGLIGENT DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM
Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 4700 block of Hartnett Ave. Officers found numerous casings at the scene. No victims were located and no property appeared to have been struck by gunfire. #2393