Apr 262012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 –   The ‘Police Log’ appears weekly in the print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger.  See the special offer at bottom if you’d like to subscribe & see it every week. Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents. The information includes citizen [...]

Apr 242012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 25, 2012 – The office of Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced today the conclusion of an operation combating gangs and narcotics trafficking in the West Sacramento, Sacramento and Roseville areas.   Over 100 law enforcement officers participated through the Yolo County Narcotics Enforcement Team (YONET) — a coalition led by [...]

Apr 212012
 
Shooting, carjacking suspect ID'd

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The Sacramento County Coroner’s office has released the identity of the suspect shot and killed after a crime spree that started in West Sacramento Friday morning and led to the closure of I-80 on the Yolo Causeway (see earlier posts on this site). He was 38-year old Jimmy [...]

Apr 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The suspect in yesterday’s carjackings that shut down I-80 at the Yolo Causeway is dead after a shooting involving Sacramento sheriff’s deputies at an apartment complex. Following is the entire set of press releases summarizing the incident from the West Sacramento Police Department: PRESS RELEASE  April 20 “On [...]

Apr 092012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL  4, 2012 –   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents. The information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have not substantiated or proven by an investigation or a courtroom.     To see the ‘Police Log’ every week, see the special offer at [...]

Apr 042012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department announced recently that the department is making new ventures into “social media” and communications. Using the “Nixie” system, citizens can sign up to receive information from police as a text message on their cell phone or by email. Citizens can also find [...]

Mar 272012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 27, 2012 – Just after going to press with tomorrow’s News-Ledger, we learned that there’s an update to one of this week’s news stories. Last Wednesday, West Sacramento police asked for help from the public catching a man who was seen in a stolen F-150 pickup truck, and then led them [...]