Jun 062014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – JUNE 4, 2014 – The Yolo County District Attorney’s office has announced that Daniel Robinson, a 38-year old from West Sacramento, has been denied parole in his first hearing after 18 years in prison. Robinson was convicted of second-degree murder in 1996 for killing 16-year old Robert Castro in a gang-related [...]

Mar 042014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 4, 2014 –   Juan Antonio Gonzales has received a sentence of “life without the possibility of parole” for the killing of a nightclub janitor in West Sacramento in 2006, reports the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig.   Gonzales was convicted earlier this year after a break in [...]

Jan 062014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 6, 2014 – A man is in custody after an incident Sunday evening in which he allegedly fled from an attempted traffic stop, then pointed a gun at a sheriff’s deputy and rammed his patrol car. According to Yolo County spokesman Mark Persons, the events unfolded last night after a Yolo [...]

Apr 242013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 24, 2013 –   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that on April 18, a Yolo County jury found 22-year-old Wendell Joseph Coleman of West Sacramento guilty of three counts of robbery and three counts of assault with a firearm.  The jury also convicted Coleman of six [...]

Dec 282012
 
They could have been anybody's kids

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 26, 2012 – ‘MY BACK PAGES’: Daryl Fisher’s column So, just what is the “Bushmaster .223 AR-15” assault rifle that was used to slaughter 20 grade school children and six of their female teachers and administrators a week ago last Friday in Newtown, Connecticut? To begin with, it’s actually a demilitarized version [...]

Dec 012012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 1, 2012 – A spokesman for the West Sacramento Police Department reports that an arrest has been made after the shooting early this morning in a Christmas tree lot at 1000-block of Sacramento Avenue. Police arrested Brian Brinsfield a 20 year old West Sacramento resident, at about 2 p.m. He will [...]