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 [...]

Apr 282012
 

EDITORIAL: from the News-Ledger, April 18, 2012 – The mayor’s recap of West Sacramento’s 25-year history as a city during last week’s “State of the City” address brought back some fond memories. Mayor Christopher Cabaldon noted that one of the things that delayed the creation of this city was a level of distrust between its [...]

Apr 262012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 26, 2012 – On our ‘Police Log’ page, the News-Ledger reported yesterday an incident involving a woman who said she was pulled over by someone who may have been impersonating a patrol car. The 29-year old woman said that around 12:20 a.m. on Sunday morning, a red Mustang with lights and [...]

Apr 262012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 18, 2012 –   The ‘Police Log’ appears weekly in the print edition of the West Sacramento News-Ledger.  See the special offer at bottom if you’d like to subscribe & see it every week. Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents. The information includes citizen [...]

Apr 242012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 25, 2012 – The office of Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced today the conclusion of an operation combating gangs and narcotics trafficking in the West Sacramento, Sacramento and Roseville areas.   Over 100 law enforcement officers participated through the Yolo County Narcotics Enforcement Team (YONET) — a coalition led by [...]

Apr 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — APRIL 21, 2012 – The suspect in yesterday’s carjackings that shut down I-80 at the Yolo Causeway is dead after a shooting involving Sacramento sheriff’s deputies at an apartment complex. Following is the entire set of press releases summarizing the incident from the West Sacramento Police Department: PRESS RELEASE  April 20 “On [...]