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 [...]

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 [...]