Feb 192013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – Last month, a Yolo County jury found 57-year-old Fidel Alvarez guilty of “cultivation of marijuana” and “possession for sale of marijuana.”  The jury also convicted Alvarez of being armed during the commission of these crimes. According to the office of Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig: Last September, agents from [...]

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., [...]