Feb 272013
 
13 arrests in gang crime sweep

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department just announced an operation this morning in which about a dozen warrants were served — all but one of them in West Sacramento — after an investigation into a string of vehicle and residential burglaries in town. Lt. David Delaini of the West [...]

Feb 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – News-Ledger Staff The bait this time was a Cadillac Escalade. A thief took the bait in West Sacramento last Tuesday, Feb. 12. According to police reports and information from West Sacramento Police Department Lieutenant Tod Sockman, local police and the CHP left the specially-equipped Escalade alone at [...]

Feb 152013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 15, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department announced today it will conduct a sobriety checkpoint and driver’s license check from Saturday at 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. The department typically does not announce the precise location of the checkpoint in advance.”. “The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven [...]

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 [...]

Feb 052013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 – City officials announced this month that, beginning March 1, those responsible for more than two false police alarms within a year will accrue a false alarm fine. The local police department responded to over 3,000 false alarms (over 99 percent of all alarm calls) last year, it [...]

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 242013
 
West Sac police chief to retire

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 24, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento this morning announced the pending retirement of Police Chief Dan Drummond. Here’s the press release: “West Sacramento Police Chief Dan Drummond, after 36 years in law enforcement, has announced his retirement effective July of this year.  Chief Drummond, the City’s fourth Police Chief, [...]