Richmond crime incidents and offenses

Crime incidents and offenses reported by the Richmond Police Department.

Richmond crime incidents and offenses
Crime incidents and offenses reported by the Richmond Police Department. 

Saturday, December 31

Weapons violations: The driver of a gray Infinity led police on a chase through the neighborhood before his vehicle became disabled at 1:30 a.m. Officers made arrests for various offenses, including police evasion, probation, weapons, and drug violations.
Battery: 100 block of South 20th Street. A woman reported her boyfriend hit her at 2:09 a.m. Officers would make arrests for battery and resisting arrest.
Shots fired: 800 block of 23rd Street. Richmond’s gunshot detection system picked up 15 rounds at 2:45 a.m.
Suspicious people: 1400 block of Hilltop Mall Road. Two men with machetes reportedly tried to board an ACTransit bus at 2 p.m. A security guard told responding officers he hadn’t seen anyone with machetes.
Driving under the influence: 3400 block of Blume Drive. A driver was busted for driving while under the influence at 11:39 p.m.

Friday, December 30

Shooting: 900 block of 23rd Street. A man with a gunshot wound to his leg was dropped off at Kaiser by his pals at 5 a.m. When officers investigated the supposed scene of the crime, nearby taqueria employees were unaware of any altercations.
Shots fired: 200 block of 15th Street. Richmond’s gunshot detection system picked up seven rounds in the backyard of a home at 3:55 p.m.
Mental health evaluation request: Civic Center Plaza. Library employees asked police to evaluate a woman having an issue at 3:55 p.m.
Car theft: 1000 block of Lassen Street. A brown Chevy Blazer was reported stolen at 4:46 a.m.

Thursday, December 29

Domestic violence: 3700 block of Garvin Avenue. A man told police his wife hit him at 7:30 p.m. Police would later make an arrest for simple assault.
Petty theft: 12900 block of San Pablo Avenue. Police received reports of theft of car parts at 3:34 p.m.

Wednesday, December 28

Physical altercation: 12600 block of San Pablo Avenue. A caller told police a man and woman were fighting at 7-11 at 12:39 a.m. Police ended up making an arrest for kidnapping, battery, and disobeying a court order.
Broken window: 2400 block of Aberdeen Way. A caller reported a man smashed her windows at 1:12 a.m. Officers made an arrest for felony vandalism.
Car theft: 600 block of South 32nd Street. Police made an arrest for possession of a stolen vehicle at 11:30 p.m.
Fraud: 3800 block of Painted Pony Drive. Police made an arrest concerning a theft by false pretenses crime at 3:15 p.m.

Tuesday, December 27

Robbery: 2400 block of Nevin Avenue. A woman reported a friend of a friend threatened her with a knife, pushed her down, and stole her wallet at 2 a.m.
Possible dead body: 200 block of South 21st Street. A woman reported she found someone who appeared deceased at 12:12 p.m.
PJs and tasers: 12500 block of San Pablo Avenue. A woman in her 20s wore pajama pants while she reportedly bothered customers and turned on a taser
at 8 p.m.
Prostitution: 2400 block of Nevin Avenue. A caller reported someone engaging in sex work at 7 p.m.

Monday, December 26

Strong-arm robbery: 5000 block of Cutting Boulevard. A caller reported a strong-arm robbery at 10 p.m.
Battery: 2200 Barret Avenue. A man pumping gas at Arco told police a woman attacked him at 3:14 p.m.
Found car: 2200 Barret Avenue. Police recovered a stolen vehicle at 2 p.m.
Drunk in public: 2400 block of Lancaster Drive. A chemically inconvenienced fellow threatened to light a woman’s house on fire.
Battery: 23rd Street. A caller reported an auto body customer screamed and grabbed him by the neck at 8:31 a.m.
Restraining order violation: 600 block of 39th Street. Someone called 911 to report someone was violating a court order to prevent domestic violence at
8:15 a.m.
Vehicle theft: 100 block of Schooner Court. A vehicle was reportedly taken without the owner’s consent at 1 a.m.
Shots fired: 1900 block of Garvin Avenue. Richmond’s gunshot detection system picked up five rounds at 12:33 a.m. Officers were unable to locate the shooter.

Sunday, December 25

Assault with a deadly weapon: 4200 block of Ohio Avenue. Police investigated an aggravated assault at 11 p.m.
Willful discharge of a firearm in a grossly negligent manner:
300 block of South 15th Street. A caller reported a housemate fired a shot into the home at 6:20 p.m.

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