Feb 242015

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 18, 2015 — News-Ledger Staff The man who won $2.6 million in the Oct. 29 Powerball drawing finally came forward to claim his prize in late January. Lottery officials identified him as Ronald Meier, and explained that he waited to claim his ticket in order to make sure he had all his […]

Nov 182014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 18, 2014 – News just in directly from the West Sacramento Police Department: “(Today) at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to the corner of Proctor Avenue and Sycamore Avenue for a subject shot.  When officers arrived, a 42 year old male was found with multiple gunshot wounds.  He was transported to […]

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 […]

Aug 052014

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – AUGUST 5, 2014 – The I Street Bridge was closed to cars for over two hours this morning as police responded to a man threatening to jump from the bridge. The call came in at about 5 a.m., reported Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department. Emergency responders included […]

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 082014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 8, 2014 — The Yolo County Coroner’s office has identified the pedestrian killed on a West Sacramento freeway early morning as 25-year old Bryson Rush Labourdette, of Davis. The coroner’s report still lists the cause and manner of death both as “pending,” but states that Labourdette apparently left his disabled car […]

Jan 072014

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 7, 2013 j– By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor   A man apparently walking on the freeway in West Sacramento early this morning was struck and killed. The accident caused extended lane closures and traffic delays.   According to the California Highway Patrol incident log, a witness reported at 6:02 a.m. that there […]