2 hurt, 1 arrested in Southport: man allegedly drove Suburban into party
FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 26, 2012 —
West Sacramento police say a man has been arrested after allegedly driving his Chevy Suburban into a yard party on Devon Avenue in Southport. The vehicle went through a fence, causing “major” leg injuries to two people.
Police were called to the corner of Devon Avenue and Kinsington Avenue at about 4 p.m. yesterday. According to a press release from Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, 51-year old Edwin Morais “got into an argument with the resident on Devon Avenue over Stolen property.”
“One witness stated Morais had a handgun in his waistband and displayed it during the argument,” added Sockman. “After the argument, Morais got into his black Suburban and allegedly drove it through the fence at the residence and into an area where seven people were attending a party. No one was struck by the vehicle as he drove into the yard but the fence attached to the Suburban and that fencing struck two people on the legs causing what was described as major injuries.
Yes, you can support local journalism, support this website, and see all the News-Ledger’s articles every week! Subscribe to the News-Ledge newspaper. It’s only $20 per year within West Sacramento – once a week, delivered to your mailbox.
You can even try it for free for two months if you live in West Sacramento. Just send your name and mailing address to FreeTrial@news-ledger.com (offer open to new subscribers in West Sacramento ZIP codes 95691 & 95605).
Copyright News-Ledger 2012