Feb 132013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 6, 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. The News-Ledger publishes this feature weekly in our print edition. Look for the special offer at the bottom to subscribe. Jan., 30, 5:09 [...]

Feb 052013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 30, 2013 – City officials announced this month that, beginning March 1, those responsible for more than two false police alarms within a year will accrue a false alarm fine. The local police department responded to over 3,000 false alarms (over 99 percent of all alarm calls) last year, it [...]

Jan 302013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER NEWSPAPER — JAN 23, 2013 The Raley’s supermarket at 1601 West Capitol Avenue closed for about a half hour  on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, for a gun scare. According to various media reports, at about noon that day a truck driver reported that a woman stole his gun and ran away after [...]

Jan 242013
 
West Sac police chief to retire

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — JAN 24, 2013 – The City of West Sacramento this morning announced the pending retirement of Police Chief Dan Drummond. Here’s the press release: “West Sacramento Police Chief Dan Drummond, after 36 years in law enforcement, has announced his retirement effective July of this year.  Chief Drummond, the City’s fourth Police Chief, [...]

Jan 042013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – West Sacramento police staged a “DUI” and driver’s license check Friday night. The checkpoint was scheduled to run from about 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., with officers screening drivers for symptoms of being under the influence, and officers checking drivers’ licenses. The checkpoint was announced in advance [...]

Jan 022013
 

NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 2, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor A pair of gunmen created a commotion in central West Sacramento early Saturday morning, pistol-whipping one victim and stealing a car from another. At roughly 4 a.m., the first of the two crimes was reported. “Basically, we had a victim saying someone pulled a [...]

Dec 272012
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — DEC 27, 2012 – The West Sacramento Police Department has announced that it will operate a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, Dec. 28, somewhere in city limits. At the checkpoint, motorists will be screened for signs of intoxication and their licenses will be checked. The checkpoint will last from 7 [...]