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 [...]

Aug 292014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 29, 2014 – The West Sacramento Police Department has announced it will hold  DUI and driver’s license checkpoints this weekend somewhere in West Sacramento. The department plans to set up checkpoints both Saturday and Sunday nights, beginning at about 7 p.m. on both Aug. 30 and 31. The checkpoints may be [...]

Nov 162013
 
Special DUI-prosecuting unit to continue

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 6, 20130 – The state’s Office of Traffic Safety will continue to fund a special DUI enforcement unit in Yolo County, reports the Yolo District Attorney’s office. The state has awarded Yolo $233,295 for the prosecution of “driving under the influence” cases, said a press statement from Chief Deputy D.A. [...]

Oct 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 9, 2013 – West Sacramento police announced this week they have received a new traffic safety grant to fight drunk driving. The $19,750 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, through the California Office of Traffic Safety, will support the department’s occasional sobriety checkpoints, reported Lieutenant David Delaini. “The grant [...]

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 [...]