Feb 112014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — FEB 5, 2014 — News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. Jan. 27 A property manager reported a burglary to a vacant residence on Evergreen Avenue. Gone were a fridge, electric wiring […]

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 […]

Jan 062014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 6, 2014 — A man is in custody after an incident Sunday evening in which he allegedly fled from an attempted traffic stop, then pointed a gun at a sheriff’s deputy and rammed his patrol car. According to Yolo County spokesman Mark Persons, the events unfolded last night after a Yolo […]

Dec 072013

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 27, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The River City Rowing Club was hit by burglars two weeks ago. On Nov. 11, reports club president Bill Naddy, members discovered somebody had taken some equipment stored outside the boathouse at the Port of West Sacramento. The loss included a pair […]

Dec 022013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 2, 2013 — West Sacramento police report that a local man may have shot himself in the head after a police pursuit yesterday morning. Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department said the incident started when an officer tried to pull over a 1980 Chevrolet pickup truck for a […]

Nov 302013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 30, 2013 – A 63-year old man from Mountain View was killed this morning in a single-vehicle accident in West Sacramento. Reported Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department: “Today, November 30, 2013, at approximately 10:50 a.m, officers responded to eastbound Tower Bridge Gateway and the Railroad overcrossing (near […]