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 [...]

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 [...]