May 132013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports. This log comes from the News-Ledger newspaper in West Sacramento. To see ‘Police Log’ every week, take advantage of the subscription [...]

May 102013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 8, 2013 – West Sacramento firefighters will take on the city’s police department in a charity basketball game on Saturday, May 11. The game starts at 6 p.m. at River City High School. Tickets ($3/adults, $2/children) are sold at the door. Proceeds benefit the high school’s athletic programs. The school [...]

May 092013
 
West Sac picks new chief of police

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — MAY 9, 2013 –     The City of West Sacramento announced this morning that the city council has chosen a police chief to replacing retiring chief Dan Drummond.     Tom McDonald, a currently a Los Angeles Police Department captain, has been appointed to the post. McDonald currently serves as the commanding officer [...]

May 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 1, 2013 – West Sacramento police checked driver’s licenses and looked for signs of inebriation behind the wheel of each car passing through a checkpoint Friday night, April 26, at Harbor Boulevard and Duluth Street. They announced the planned checkpoint in advance – the News-Ledger published an announcement on its [...]

May 052013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER – A new peace officers memorial at the old courthouse building, 725 Court Street in Woodland, will honor all those officers who fell in the line of duty while working for law enforcement agencies in Yolo County, including the sheriff’s department and West Sacramento Police Department. West Sacramento has lost one [...]

Apr 182013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 10, 2013 –   News items below are collected from police dispatchers’ notes and arrest reports. The information in them has often not been verified beyond the initial reports.   To see the West Sacramento ‘Police Log’ every week in print, look for the special News-Ledger subscription offer at bottom. [...]

Mar 202013
 
Accused West Sac cop pleads 'not guilty'

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 2013 – A former West Sacramento police officer pleaded “not guilty” Thursday to 35 counts of kidnapping and sexual offenses he allegedly committed while on patrol. Sergio Alvarez, a 37-year old resident of the city, entered the plea in Yolo County Superior Court. He was charged with rape and [...]