Feb 272014
 
Former West Sac police officer faces up to life in prison after jury finds him guilty on 18 counts

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2014 – A Yolo County jury today announced “guilty” verdicts on 18 felony counts related to sexual assault and kidnapping, in a case involving former West Sacramento Police Officer Sergio Alvarez, reports the Yolo County D.A.’s office. He faces a sentence of up to life in prison. The jury deadlocked [...]

Feb 212014
 
Former W.S.P.D. officer's fate now in the hands of a jury

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – The fate of disgraced former West Sacramento police officer Sergio Alvarez went into the hands of 12 jurors on Friday. Alvarez was arrested a year ago and charged with sexually assaulting five women “under color of authority” while on patrol in the city. The alleged victims tended [...]

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 242014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – JAN 24, 2014 A car went into a Southport power pole yesterday afternoon, dropping a live wire to the road and temporarily shutting off traffic. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, a 19-year old man hit the pole at the intersection of Marshall Road and Otis Avenue [...]