Dec 222011
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor He claimed “self defense,” but gunman Christopher Allen Smith on Dec. 14 was found guilty of murder in a 2009 shooting on Jasmine Avenue in West Sacramento. Smith, who is white, killed Gidd Gomel Robinson IV, who is black, after the two [...]

Dec 092011
 
'Amber Alert' followup

NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 7, 2011 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor More information is available on a West Sacramento domestic violence incident that led to a state-wide “Amber Alert” last night. Police were concerned about the safety of three young children after their father took them away. The alert – along with names and photos [...]

Dec 062011
 

NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 30, 2011 –   The ‘Police Log’ appears weekly in the News-Ledger. From time to time, we post it here as well.   Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the [...]

Nov 072011
 

Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests made by the West Sacramento Police Department during the past week. The information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have not substantiated or verified by an investigation or [...]

Oct 182011
 

NEWS-LEDGER – ONLINE OCT 18, 2011 – A 78-year old West Sacramento woman has been sentenced to a year in county jail plus $26,000 in restitution to the family of a woman she killed in a supermarket parking lot accident one morning in 2009. Donna Marie McClure had been found guilty of vehicular manslaughter with [...]

Oct 172011
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE – OCT 17, 2011 – A 14-year old “special needs” boy turned up in a Southport store Sunday evening, about four miles from the home he wandered away from earlier. Lieutenant Tod Sockman of the West Sacramento Police Department said the boy, Byron Moore, was helping his father on the 500-block of Glide [...]