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 [...]

Dec 142012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 12, 2012 – Woodland police are looking for leads after two suspects forced him to drive them into West Sacramento. They got the call at about 2:20 a.m. on Nov. 27. The victim, a Sacramento man, said he left work in Woodland at about 2 a.m. and was driving back [...]

Dec 062012
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – The Valero gas station and convenience store on the west end of West Capitol Avenue was robbed at gunpoint on Friday. Twice. At 6:52 a.m., police received a reported that “two males with guns” had just robbed the establishment at 4790 West Capitol. Then, at 8:38 p.m., [...]