Mar 282012
 
Firefighters beat cops in overtime

   NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 – Helped by a made free-throw with 3.4 seconds left on the clock, the West Sacramento Firefighters beat the West Sacramento Police Department on the basketball court 53-52 in overtime on March 9. The contest was “back and forth,” with police hitting several shots from beyond the arc. The [...]

Mar 272012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 27, 2012 – Just after going to press with tomorrow’s News-Ledger, we learned that there’s an update to one of this week’s news stories. Last Wednesday, West Sacramento police asked for help from the public catching a man who was seen in a stolen F-150 pickup truck, and then led them [...]

Mar 242012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 21, 2012 – Sergeant Nathan Steele of the West Sacramento Police Department announced this month that the department is making new ventures into “social media” and communications. Using the “Nixie” system, citizens can sign up to receive information from police as a text message on their cell phone or by [...]

Mar 212012
 
$1,000 reward for theft of video cameras

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 21, 2012 – Just received from the West Sacramento Police Department: “On March 8, 2012 at approximately 5:55 a.m., two unknown male subjects stole six video surveillance cameras mounted on the exterior of the Afghan Community Center located at 700 Glide Ave, West Sacramento. The two suspects’ images were caught on [...]

Mar 212012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MARCH 21, 2012 – West Sacramento police today are looking for a felony suspect.. The man led them on a chase — which was called off for public safety when the suspect’s pickup went the wrong way on I-80. Then he left the freeway and struck another vehicle. Then the driver “bailed” [...]

Mar 192012
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 14, 2012 – Please consider subscribing to the News-Ledger newspaper to see this feature every week! 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.   March [...]

Mar 092012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 7, 2012 – District Attorney Jeff Reisig announced that on February 27, a Yolo County jury convicted three members of the Norteno street gang of robbery, battery, assault, witness intimidation and street gang activity for an attack on three people in a Lowe’s parking lot in West Sacramento on April [...]