Jul 012014
 
Northern Yolo: $75,000 in restitution for care, euthanasia of fighting roosters

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 25, 2014 – (Photos added to web version of this article) Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on June 13, Yolo County Superior Court Judge Daniel Maguire awarded $75,135 to the County in restitution following convictions of an illegal cockfighting operation. In January, a Yolo County Jury convicted [...]

May 262014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 26, 2014 – A West Sacramento Police Officer fired shots at a suspect he believed was trying to ram the officer’s motorcycle during a carjacking and a police chase this morning. The suspect wasn’t hit by the gunfire, but was arrested. A carjacking victim went to the hospital for treatment. The [...]

May 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A north-city police standoff lasted several hours but ended peacefully Friday night. The incident occurred at an apartment at 815 Bryte Avenue. Police responded when a woman called 911. A dispatcher noted that “banging and yelling” was heard in the background of [...]

Feb 272014
 
Former West Sac police officer faces up to life in prison after jury finds him guilty on 18 counts

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2014 – A Yolo County jury today announced “guilty” verdicts on 18 felony counts related to sexual assault and kidnapping, in a case involving former West Sacramento Police Officer Sergio Alvarez, reports the Yolo County D.A.’s office. He faces a sentence of up to life in prison. The jury deadlocked [...]

Feb 082014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – A West Sacramento man was arrested by Yolo County sheriff’s deputies on January 27. He was allegedly in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. The sheriff’s department reports that deputies conducted a traffic stop at about 11:49 p.m. that night, pulling over 56-year [...]