Sep 152014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — SEPT 10, 2014 — West Sacramento’s police department has reported back on the results of a pair of checkpoints set up to catch drunk drivers and unlicensed drivers on the weekend of August 30-31. The checkpoints were set up for about six hours beginning at 7 p.m. each night. They were […]

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 […]

Aug 212013
Mom fights back after loss of daughter to drinking driver in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 — By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Sonia Rodriguez can’t undo what happened to her 17-year old daughter five years ago on a dark and drizzly West Sacramento street. But she is trying to keep the same thing from happening to somebody else’s daughter. “Halloween, 2008, started out just […]

Jul 052013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 5, 2013 — The West Sacramento Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint tonight (July 5) beginning at 7:00 p.m., reports W.S.P.D. Lieutenant Tod Sockman. The checkpoint is scheduled to go until 3 a.m. Sockman did not announce the location of the checkpoint within the city. His […]

Nov 302012

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — NOV 30, 2012 — A PG&E employee was killed in a traffic accident early this morning in West Sacramento. Sgt. Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department said police responded to the collision at about 1:52 a.m. at Lake Washington Boulevard and Southport Parkway in West Sacramento. “Officers arrived on scene […]