May 192013
Firefighters put out trailer fire, take part in simulated West Sacramento flood

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 15, 2013 — West Sacramento’s firefighters responded to a burning travel trailer (above) on May 5. The trailer at 744 Walnut Street was being used as a residence. They controlled the fire in about 10 minutes, but the trailer and its contents were determined to be “a total loss,” reports […]

Mar 152013
UPDATE: Feb. 27 crime sweep

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 6, 2013   EDITOR’S NOTE: This article appeared in the News-Ledger print edition on March 6.  It was a revised version of a report that appeared online here on February 27. The later print version included more information on the West Sacramento Police Department crime sweep — including a list […]

Feb 272013
13 arrests in gang crime sweep

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2013 — The West Sacramento Police Department just announced an operation this morning in which about a dozen warrants were served — all but one of them in West Sacramento — after an investigation into a string of vehicle and residential burglaries in town. Lt. David Delaini of the West […]

Mar 262012

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 — The West Sacramento Police Department joined about 100 agencies statewide in “Operation Shoulder Tap,” a decoy operation meant to catch adults who buy alcohol for minors.   Local police visited 12 locations for the project on Friday, March 16. “Under the program, a minor under the direct supervision of […]