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 [...]

Mar 312014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 26, 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.   Want to see this roundup every week? See the bottom of the article for a special offer. March 14 A Fillmore [...]

Mar 142014
 

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor West Sacramento police joined an FBI “Safe Streets Task Force” and other agencies to serve arrest warrants last week on four “known Norteno street gang members” for sale of methamphetamine and other criminal activity, according to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the W.S.P.D. The warrants were served at about 7 a.m. [...]

Mar 072014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Three men with handguns are sought by police after they entered a house on Sherman Island Road on February 25, assaulting a pair of men inside and making off with about $1,420 worth of electronics. According to a police report, the crime was reported [...]

Feb 282014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 26, 2014 – On Thursday, a Yolo County jury found 51-year old Viktor Zhdamirov of West Sacramento guilty of a felony charge involving receiving stolen property. The property consisted of about 80 bee hives and their colonies. According to the office of District Attorney Jeff Reisig, the theft was discovered [...]