Nov 062013
 
Pair in motorhome sought after hit-and-run killing on Sacramento Avenue

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – NOV 6, 2013 –   West Sacramento police are looking for help from the public after a man was struck and killed by an RV in a Sacramento Avenue shopping center parking lot last night.   Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the W.S.P.D. reports that police responded to 960 Sacramento Avenue – a [...]

Nov 062013
 
Can you clean up a criminal record? New Yolo County program helps some who can

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 30, 2013 – From the County of Yolo Yolo County Public Defender Tracie Olson announces the launch of the Record Mitigation and Community Reintegration Clinic.  The result of a collaboration between the Public Defender’s Office and the University of California, Davis, School of Law, the clinic will help rehabilitated offenders clean up [...]

Oct 232013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 23, 2013 – West Sacramento police will join the Yolo County Bomb Squad and SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team for a “tactical training” session this evening from about 4 to 9 p.m. at River City High School. WSPD’s Lieutenant Tod Sockman said there is no anticipated disruption to the public [...]

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 [...]

Oct 192013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 16, 2013 –   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.   This police log is a regular feature in the News-Ledger newspaper of West Sacramento. To subscribe, see the special offer [...]

Oct 022013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 2, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento announces a law enforcement drill this afternoon at the Port of West Sacramento: “The United States Coast Guard, in conjunction with various Northern California law enforcement agencies, will be conducting on-the-water training exercises at the Port of West Sacramento, Wednesday, Oct. 2, noon [...]

Sep 182013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 18, 2013 – West Sacramento police report what they’ve called a ‘home invasion’ robbery that occurred this morning in Southport. “On September 18, 2013 at approximately 2:30 am, two men, described as black male adults, entered a residence in the 3600 block of Cooper Island Road, through an open back door,” [...]