Feb 212014
 
Former W.S.P.D. officer's fate now in the hands of a jury

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – The fate of disgraced former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez went into the hands of 12 jurors on Friday. Alvarez was arrested a year ago and charged with sexually assaulting five women “under color of authority” while on patrol in the city. The alleged victims tended [...]

Apr 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 24, 2013 –   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on April 18, a Yolo County jury found 22-year-old Wendell Joseph Coleman of West Sacramento guilty of three counts of robbery and three counts of assault with a firearm.  The jury also convicted Coleman of six [...]

Apr 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 3, 2012 – Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on March 7, Superior Court Judge Paul Richardson sentenced Michael Robert Hernandez III, 33, of West Sacramento, to 21 years in state prison for attacking his girlfriend. Hernandez pled no contest on January 24 to two strike-felonies, and multiple [...]

Feb 252013
 
WSPD officer arrested & booked

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 25, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department has announced the arrest of one of its officers on sexual assault and kidnapping charges.    The alleged crimes are believed to have occurred while Sergio Alvarez was performing duties on patrol. Trouble was discovered on September 24, 2012. “Information regarding possible criminal [...]

May 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – The following is from a May 17 press release from the Yolo County District Attorney’s office: “District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen L. Mock concluded sentencing on three gang members convicted by jury for an attack on three people in a Lowe’s parking lot in [...]

Sep 222011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – SEPT 14, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor An 18-year old is under arrest after an assault Thursday afternoon at the Collings West Sacramento Teen Center on Merkley Avenue. The 16-year old male victim was treated and released for minor injuries. Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department said police [...]