Mar 072014
 

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 5, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Three men with handguns are sought by police after they entered a house on Sherman Island Road on February 25, assaulting a pair of men inside and making off with about $1,420 worth of electronics. According to a police report, the crime was reported [...]

Mar 012014
 
For CHiPs, the path starts here

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 19, 2014 – By Thomas Farley News-Ledger Correspondent “Safety, Service, Security”: that’s the motto of the California Highway Patrol. The men and women officers who uphold that motto begin their careers right here in West Sacramento. Located on 457 acres off of Reed Avenue in the city’s northwest, the present CHP Academy [...]

Feb 272014
 
Former West Sac police officer faces up to life in prison after jury finds him guilty on 18 counts

Former West Sac police officer Sergio Alvarez (booking photo) NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2014 – A Yolo County jury today announced “guilty” verdicts on 18 felony counts related to sexual assault and kidnapping, in a case involving former West Sacramento Police Officer Sergio Alvarez, reports the Yolo County D.A.’s office. He faces a sentence [...]

Feb 242014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB. 19, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Four teens face charges after an apparent accidental shooting inside a parked car on February 7. The shooting happened at about 1 p.m. on the 2600-block of Franklyn Way in West Sacramento. A neighbor heard a gunshot and called police. Investigators believe [...]

Feb 082014
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 5, 2014 – A West Sacramento man was arrested by Yolo County sheriff’s deputies on January 27. He was allegedly in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana. The sheriff’s department reports that deputies conducted a traffic stop at about 11:49 p.m. that night, pulling over 56-year [...]