Feb 132013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 2013 –   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. The News-Ledger publishes this feature weekly in our print edition. Look for the special offer at the bottom to subscribe. Jan., 30, 5:09 [...]

Jan 302013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JAN 23, 2013 The Raley’s supermarket at 1601 West Capitol Avenue closed for about a half hour  on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, for a gun scare. According to various media reports, at about noon that day a truck driver reported that a woman stole his gun and ran away after [...]

Jan 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – West Sacramento police staged a “DUI” and driver’s license check Friday night. The checkpoint was scheduled to run from about 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., with officers screening drivers for symptoms of being under the influence, and officers checking drivers’ licenses. The checkpoint was announced in advance [...]

Jan 022013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A pair of gunmen created a commotion in central West Sacramento early Saturday morning, pistol-whipping one victim and stealing a car from another. At roughly 4 a.m., the first of the two crimes was reported. “Basically, we had a victim saying someone pulled a [...]

Dec 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Woodland police are looking for leads after two suspects forced him to drive them into West Sacramento. They got the call at about 2:20 a.m. on Nov. 27. The victim, a Sacramento man, said he left work in Woodland at about 2 a.m. and was driving back [...]

Dec 062012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – The Valero gas station and convenience store on the west end of West Capitol Avenue was robbed at gunpoint on Friday. Twice. At 6:52 a.m., police received a reported that “two males with guns” had just robbed the establishment at 4790 West Capitol. Then, at 8:38 p.m., [...]

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 [...]