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 [...]

Mar 172013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 13, 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 feature is printed virtually every week in the News-Ledger newspaper, and we occasionally make it available online here. To see [...]

Mar 152013
 
UPDATE: Feb. 27 crime sweep

By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The West Sacramento Police Department just announced an operation this morning in which about a dozen warrants were served — all but one of them in West Sacramento — after an investigation into a string of vehicle and residential burglaries in town. Lieutenant David Delaini of the West Sacramento Police [...]

Feb 272013
 
13 arrests in gang crime sweep

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 27, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department just announced an operation this morning in which about a dozen warrants were served — all but one of them in West Sacramento — after an investigation into a string of vehicle and residential burglaries in town. Lt. David Delaini of the West [...]

Feb 222013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — FEB 20, 2013 – News-Ledger Staff The bait this time was a Cadillac Escalade. A thief took the bait in West Sacramento last Tuesday, Feb. 12. According to police reports and information from West Sacramento Police Department Lieutenant Tod Sockman, local police and the CHP left the specially-equipped Escalade alone at [...]

Feb 152013
 

NEWS-LEDGER ONLINE — FEB 15, 2013 – The West Sacramento Police Department announced today it will conduct a sobriety checkpoint and driver’s license check from Saturday at 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. The department typically does not announce the precise location of the checkpoint in advance.”. “The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven [...]

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 [...]