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 […]

Mar 142014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 12, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police joined an FBI “Safe Streets Task Force” and other agencies to serve arrest warrants last week on four “known Norteno street gang members” for sale of methamphetamine and other criminal activity, according to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the W.S.P.D. […]

Mar 042014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 4, 2014 —   Juan Antonio Gonzales has received a sentence of “life without the possibility of parole” for the killing of a nightclub janitor in West Sacramento in 2006, reports the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig.   Gonzales was convicted earlier this year after a break in […]

Feb 242014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB. 19, 2014 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Four teens face charges after an apparent accidental shooting inside a parked car on February 7. The shooting happened at about 1 p.m. on the 2600-block of Franklyn Way in West Sacramento. A neighbor heard a gunshot and called police. Investigators believe […]