Oct 282014
 
Film to tell story of Joe Chairez: RCHS grad, cop & organ donor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 – A local team is working on a documentary about River City High School graduate Joe Chairez. According to the school’s web page, in 2000 Chairez was “living his dream” and nearing the end of his field training as a Sacramento police officer when he collapsed after he [...]

Aug 272014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 27, 2014 – A West Sacramento man and his girlfriend are facing prison for a pair of robberies in which the woman solicited prostitution from the victims, and the man showed up to rob them. According to the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig, the robberies took place in the [...]

Jun 152014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 –   To see the West Sacramento ‘Police Log’ every week, just subscribe to the News-Ledger — it’s easy and it’s inexpensive. West Sacramento residents, see the special offer at bottom.   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them [...]

Mar 202013
 
Accused West Sac cop pleads 'not guilty'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – A former West Sacramento police officer pleaded “not guilty” Thursday to 35 counts of kidnapping and sexual offenses he allegedly committed while on patrol. Sergio Alvarez, a 37-year old resident of the city, entered the plea in Yolo County Superior Court. He was charged with rape and [...]