Category: South Sacramento

20140326_183503On Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 5:30 p.m., officers from the Sacramento Police Department, Sacramento County Probation Department and the Sacramento Sheriff’s Department attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a suspect that was wanted on several felony charges including; sex acts on a child, unlawful sexual intercourse and possession of obscene matter depicting a person under fourteen.  The suspect, 28-year-old William Herzog, was located, sitting in his vehicle with a female passenger in a parking lot near 65th St and 4th Avenue.  The responding officers immediately confirmed Herzog’s identity and positioned themselves and their patrol vehicles to take him into custody. (more…)

DSC_0007While you slept, neighborhoods throughout Sacramento were plagued with violence. Several shooting incidents occurred with at least nine total victims, by our count (one we believe to be a fatality) and one stabbing victim. Below you will find an account of just some of the incidents that occurred throughout the night and into the morning.


20140201_191043_LLSSacramento police officers were trying to piece together the details of a double shooting incident that occurred Saturday evening in the Shining Star area of South Sacramento.

Just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening, Sacramento police officers and firefighters responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of La Fresa Court. According to unofficial paramedic radio traffic, one victim sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and a second victim sustained a gunshot wound to the upper leg. (more…)

Video Jan 14, 1 44 29 PMThe Sacramento Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying multiple robbery suspects.

On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at approximately 1:06 p.m., officers responded to a report of an armed robbery to a pharmacy located in the 7600 block of Hospital Drive.

Two suspects entered the open business and one of which held employees at gunpoint. (more…)

Help us Identify Suspect in South Area Homicide

Sacramento Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance in identifying a suspect. The composites below depict the same suspect as described by two separate witnesses.

On Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at approximately 9:44 p.m., officers responded to the 7400 block of 29thStreet regarding a report of a shooting.

Officers quickly arrived on scene and found a male teenaged victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to an area hospital with critical injuries and he died several days later. An immediate investigation ensued and it was soon discovered that multiple subjects had been struck by gunfire. (more…)

Deputy Mitchell was murdered on a traffic stop in 2006. His killer(s) is still at large.

Deputy Mitchell was murdered on a traffic stop in 2006. His killer(s) is still at large.

Deputy Jeffrey Mitchell – End of Watch: October 27, 2006

In the early morning hours of Friday, October 27, 2006, Deputy Jeffrey Mitchell was patrolling a rural area of Sacramento County near Meiss and Dillard Roads. At about 3:30 a.m., Deputy Mitchell contacted Sheriff’s dispatch from his vehicle computer saying he was going to stop a white Chevrolet van that he was following. The van did not have a rear license plate. A few minutes later Dispatch tried to reach Deputy Mitchell to check on his welfare. No response was received from Deputy Mitchell. Immediately other patrol vehicles were dispatched to the location of the vehicle stopped made by Deputy Mitchell. (more…)

SacPD warns vehicle thefts are on the rise. Honda owners beware.

SacPD warns vehicle thefts are on the rise. Honda owners beware.

by Captain  Neil Schneider, Sacramento Police Department, South Command

Like a stockbroker watches the stock market, I watch the “crime market”. I meet weekly with my staff (including my crime analyst) and look for what’s up and what’s down, and make determinations as to where to move my resources. (more…)

SacPD Homicide InvestigationRecent shooting is now being investigated as a homicide. On Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at 3:37 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 3800 block of Robinridge Way. Officers located the male Asian victim, in his late teens, who was unresponsive and transported to the hospital by medical personnel.  (more…)


Firefighters from Engine 56 extinguish a spontaneous combustion fire in a container of rags at Tidee Didee Laundry Service

Sacramento, CA | Another fire on Otto Circle strikes at Tidee Didee laundry service while neighboring business owner saves the day.

A neighboring business owner in an industrial area off of 47th Ave and Otto Circle, came out of his business Friday evening and saw smoke and flames coming from antoher busienss.

Terry Lewallen called 911 as he was rushing to the business, forced entry to the yard, grabbed a nearby pallet jacket and got the burning (more…)


Firefighters knew total structural failure was immanent and backed out to safety.

Sacramento, CA | After an arson fire series at a former Cal Worthington dealership, the fourth fire burned it down.

Sacramento Fire Department responded to a report of smoke coming from a vacant dealership Thursday night at the south-west corner of Franklin Blvd. and Florin Rd. in South Sacramento. When Engine 56 arrived they encountered flames coming from the boarded up doors (more…)