Oct 192013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 16, 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 police log is a regular feature in the News-Ledger newspaper of West Sacramento. To subscribe, see the special offer [...]

Sep 182013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — SEPT 18, 2013 – West Sacramento police report what they’ve called a ‘home invasion’ robbery that occurred this morning in Southport. “On September 18, 2013 at approximately 2:30 am, two men, described as black male adults, entered a residence in the 3600 block of Cooper Island Road, through an open back door,” [...]

Aug 152013
 
West Sacramento neighbors host 'National Night Out' block parties

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — AUG 14, 2013 – By Daryl Fisher Features Editor Tuesday before last was National Night Out in West Sacramento with local organizers at 15 different sights participating in the annual event sponsored by the West Sacramento Police Department. National Night Out is a community police awareness-raising event held every year on [...]

Aug 062013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual block party and anti-crime rally is planned for tonight, Aug. 6. Local residents are encouraged to leave their outdoor lights on, go outside and network with their neighbors in this local edition of the “National Night Out” event. West Sacramento police, costumed mascots, members of the military and others [...]

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 [...]