Jul 272013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 24, 2013 – Last week, the News-Ledger reported on an incident that brought the SWAT team and residential evacuations to an area of Holly Street in West Sacramento. Police were looking for 30-year old William John Ybarra, an ex-felon wanted for allegedly making “criminal threats.” They didn’t find him during [...]

Jul 222013
 
West Sacramento gets new top cop

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – West Sacramento’s new police chief was sworn into office on Tuesday. Chief Thomas McDonald replaces outgoing department head Dan Drummond, who retired after nine years. McDonald was raised as the son of a U.S. Air Force officer, living in different places including Europe. He joined the Los [...]

Jul 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JULY 17, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A northern West Sacramento neighborhood was disrupted for several hours on Monday afternoon as local police unsuccessfully searched for a wanted man. SWAT teams and a bomb squad responded to a home on the 2200-block of Holly Street where police believed William [...]

Jun 152013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 14, 2013 –   Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig reports that on Tuesday, parole commissioners denied parole to 32-year-old convicted murderer Ramiro Acevedo, Jr..  The hearing took place at the California State Prison in Soledad, California where Acevedo is serving a 15-to-life sentence in prison.    According to the District [...]

Jun 142013
 
Police K9 competition open to public

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JUNE 14, 2013 You and your family are invited to watch the “LAWDOGS Police K9 Competition’ Saturday (June 15) at River City High School from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Police dog teams from several agencies will compete in categories of search, agility, obedience and protection. The “protection” competition starts after 12:00 [...]

May 242013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 24, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department announced it will hold a checkpoint to look for drivers who are under the influence or are unlicensed, from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday night. They have not disclosed the exact West Sacramento location. Advance announcement of the checkpoints is intended to [...]