Aug 122014
 
A 'Night Out' on the town

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 13, 2014 — WITH ADDITIONAL PHOTOS – Just about two dozen block parties sprang up in different parts of West Sacramento on the evening of Tuesday, August 5. They were part of the “National Night Out” tradition in which local police departments join with residents in a move to band [...]

Aug 022014
 
'Night Out' on Tuesday: here's a list of West Sac block parties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 30, 2014 – The “National Night Out” event  returns this Tuesday, Aug. 5. In West Sacramento, as in cities across the nation, “National Night Out” will be celebrated with block parties and barbecues.   The West Sacramento Police Department joins residents and neighborhood groups in support of the program’s 31st [...]

Jul 162014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 9, 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.  ‘Police Log’ appears every week in the News-Ledger, West Sacramento’s local paper. There’s a special subscription offer at the bottom of [...]

Jun 152014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 11, 2014 –   To see the West Sacramento ‘Police Log’ every week, just subscribe to the News-Ledger — it’s easy and it’s inexpensive. West Sacramento residents, see the special offer at bottom.   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them [...]

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 [...]

May 262014
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 26, 2014 – A West Sacramento Police Officer fired shots at a suspect he believed was trying to ram the officer’s motorcycle during a carjacking and a police chase this morning. The suspect wasn’t hit by the gunfire, but was arrested. A carjacking victim went to the hospital for treatment. The [...]

May 142014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 14, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A north-city police standoff lasted several hours but ended peacefully Friday night. The incident occurred at an apartment at 815 Bryte Avenue. Police responded when a woman called 911. A dispatcher noted that “banging and yelling” was heard in the background of [...]