Sep 052012
 

WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — AUG 5, 2012 – A police chase resulted in a patrol car striking and killing a pedestrian in West Sacramento last night. According to a press release from Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department: “On September 04, 2012 at approximately 8:30 PM an officer was in pursuit [...]

Aug 292012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 22, 2012 –   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. To see the ‘Police Log’ every week, subscribe to the News-Ledger ($20/year in West Sacramento) by call (916) 371-8030. [...]

Aug 082012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 – 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. July 26, 12:57 a.m. A woman called 911 from a payphone at a Harbor Boulevard mini-market, threatening suicide. A year  [...]

Aug 052012
 

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “National Night Out” returns on Tuesday. West Sacramento police and local neighborhood blocks will get together for block parties with a crime-fighting message. If past years are any indication, there will be visits from police, K-9 units, military personnel and other special guests at many of the [...]

Aug 032012
 
Toy bomb forces evacuation in West Sac

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 1, 2012 – Firefighters and police responded on July 17 to the 500-block of Laurel Lane, after a citizen reported what appeared to be a bundle of dynamite behind some garbage cans next to his home. From the street, firefighters could see the bundle “with what appeared to [...]

Jul 302012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JULY 30, 2012 – Law enforcement officials are looking for help from the public after a Chihuahua-mix dog was found in West Sacramento, apparently tortured and killed. A probation officer working with a yard maintenance crew found the dog on Thursday afternoon at 1720 Merkley Avenue, near Westacre Road. “The dog’s legs [...]