Crime & First Responders

Appeal Democrat
$1million in pot plants seized in Plumas Lake

Neighbors mowed their grass and children could be heard at nearby Cobblestone Elementary School as agents clipped plants at a sophisticated indoor grow operation.

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Six California Sea Lions Killed at Bonneville Dam for Eating Fish

Apr 21, 2014

April 18, 2014 - This week, six California sea lions were killed at Bonneville Dam in the Columbia River simply for doing what comes naturally – eating fish. Under a permit issued by the National Marine Fisheries Service, the states of Oregon and Washington used lethal injections to kill these sea lions, who were...

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FOX40
TV Crew Filming Episode on Unsolved Elk Grove Double Murder

Apr 21, 2014
TV Crew Filming Episode on Unsolved Elk Grove Double Murder

ELK GROVE-

An unsolved double murder in Elk Grove three years ago is getting some media attention this week. Parts of Stockton Boulevard near Power Inn Road will be closed to allow a TV show crew to film.

The crew …


Davis Vanguard
Defendant Alleges Illegal Search and Use of Force by Sheriff’s Deputies in Meth Arrest

Apr 21, 2014
Defendant Alleges Illegal Search and Use of Force by Sheriff’s Deputies in Meth Arrest

A Yolo County defendant, Chase Tinsley, was arrested in August of 2013 for possession of 0.06 grams of meth by Yolo County Sheriff’s Deputy Charles Hoyt.  The defendant alleges that Deputy Hoyt conducted an illegal search, and surveillance shows the deputy slamming an apparently compliant subject into the side of a bus stop. In...

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Inside Calif. juvenile hall, rare glimpse at solitary confinement cells

Apr 20, 2014

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. April 17, 2014 – Although solitary confinement for extended periods is considered one of the most psychologically damaging forms of punishment – particularly for teenagers – no one knows how many juveniles are held alone in cells in California.

Neither the state nor the federal government requires juvenile halls to report their...

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Distracted driver, 19, kills 14-year-old, injures 3 others

Apr 20, 2014

MANTECA–

A community mourns the loss of 14-year-old Zach Gomez, one of four teens hit by what CHP calls a distracted driver. The other three teens survived, while Gomez did not.

The Manteca High School freshman was walking with his …


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Motorcycle versus deer on Hwy 49 at Rush Creek

Apr 20, 2014

April 20, 2014 - At approximately 8:30 on Sunday morning a motorcycle traveling southbound on Highway 49 at Rush Creek Road struck and killed a deer that was in the roadway. The motorcycle rider was thrown from the bike and sustained significant enou...

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Robbery at Bel-Air Super Market

Apr 20, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

A late-night robbery at a grocery store scared several Easter weekend shoppers.

At around 10:40 pm Saturday, three masked men entered Bel Air Supermarket on Fruitridge Road, demanding money. Sacramento Police said two of the men were wielding guns.…


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Three Arrested for Robbing Woman of her Groceries

Apr 20, 2014
Three Arrested for Robbing Woman of her Groceries

SACRAMENTO-

A robbery in downtown Sacramento resulted in three arrests Saturday night.

The crime occurred on 7th Street between K Street and Merchant Street.

Three people threatened to harm a shopper exiting a store if she did not give them …


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Two Shot in Fairfield: One Dead, One Hurt

Apr 20, 2014
Two Shot in Fairfield: One Dead, One Hurt

FAIRFIELD-Ken Rosenfeld Discusses Autopsy Controversy

Two people were shot in Fairfield on Saturday. Only one of the two survived.

At around 10:30 p.m. the NorthBay Medical Center called the Fairfield Police Department regarding two gunshot victims from the same shooting checked into the hospital.…




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