Oct 212014

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 15, 2014 — From the Yolo County District Attorney’s office Yolo D.A. Jeff Reisig announced last week that his office has created a “Conviction Integrity Unit” to review claims of innocence made after someone has locally been convicted of a crime. “While the trial and appellate process have significant safeguards to protect […]

Oct 042013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — OCT 4, 2013 —   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on Wednesday, a Yolo County jury found 31-year-old Jason Stark of West Sacramento guilty of felony vandalism, felony petty theft with prior convictions and possession of narcotics paraphernalia.       According to the D.A.’s office:   “On June 25, […]

Jun 152013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 14, 2013 —   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig reports that on Tuesday, parole commissioners denied parole to 32-year-old convicted murderer Ramiro Acevedo, Jr..  The hearing took place at the California State Prison in Soledad, California where Acevedo is serving a 15-to-life sentence in prison.    According to the District […]

May 202013

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE  — MAY 20, 2013 — The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department reported today that an inmate died on Saturday while in custody at the county jail in Woodland. The man, 29-year old Todd Alexander Phillips, was in custody since April 12 “for various felony and misdemeanor offenses,” said a statement from Lieutenant Dale Johnson […]

Nov 272012
West Sac native is the new warden

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 21, 2012 — By News-Ledger Staff — Governor Jerry Brown’s office announced last month that Ronald Rackley, 46, of Elk Grove, has been appointed warden of the Deuel Vocational Institution at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, where he has served as chief deputy administrator since 2009. Rackley has […]