May 252012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 25, 2012 – The West Sacramento Police Department announced last week it will participate in the statewide “Click it or Ticket” campaign this summer to target seat belt scofflaws. The department promises to “help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock,” in the campaign that runs May [...]

May 182012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – The following is from a May 17 press release from the Yolo County District Attorney’s office: “District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced today that Yolo County Superior Court Judge Stephen L. Mock concluded sentencing on three gang members convicted by jury for an attack on three people in a Lowe’s parking lot in [...]

May 172012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 17, 2012 – A nine-hour standoff on Marston Street ended early this morning with a 38-year old West Sacramento woman in jail. According to Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department, the incident started with a medical call to the 1000-block of Marston at about 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday. [...]

May 162012
 
82-year old woman missing after walk

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 16, 2012 – West Sacramento police are asking for the public’s help in locating an 82-year old woman, missing under unknown circumstances. Georgina Crespo was last seen yesterday (May 15) at about  4:35 p.m leaving her residence in the Southport area for a walk.  When she failed to return, family members [...]

May 112012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 –   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents. The information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have not substantiated or proven by an investigation or a courtroom.   April 24, 9:06 a.m. A Southport parent reported that a 16-year [...]

May 052012
 

NEWS-LEDGER EDITORIAL, published April 25, 2012 Friday’s (April 20) crime drama caught the region’s attention. Apparently, a lone gunman shot at West Sacramento citizens and police, rammed a patrol car, caused at least one other car crash. He carjacked several vehicles, beat up a birdwatcher, and eventually was cornered in a Sacramento apartment, where he [...]

Apr 282012
 
Crime drama started on Harbor Blvd

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 25, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A regional crime drama that included a huge manhunt and the six-hour closure of a major local freeway got its start when some employees of a West Sacramento repair shop arrived at work just before 6 a.m. on Friday. B & R [...]