SacPD officers make a felony stop in OakPark of a vehicle matching the description of a wanted vehicle.
House fires, another fiery vehicle crash, felony stop and more action news for this last Thursday of February, 2013.
Thursday’s action takes us all over Sacramento; the timeline is chalked full of assaults, fires, vehicle stop at gunpoint, flames from a homes rooftop just to earmark a few of the many incidents. Read more »
Escorted by SacPD, Amgen racers whiz down 12th Street in route to Downtown Sacramento (click this image to view more photos of this event)
Sacramento, CA | Amgen’s Tour of California hit Sacramento Monday fast and furious.
After weather issues plagued Amgen’s Tour of California start Sunday, the first stage of the race began Monday in an alternate start site outside Sacramento. The police escorted racers entered Sacramento, via crossing the American River over Northgate, over Route 160 and into Downtown Sacramento by way of 12th Street. Read more »
Officer as color guard escorts the US Flag into the vigil (click this image to see more photos of this event)
Sacramento, CA | Sunday night at the California Peace Officers’ Memorial, located at 10th Street and Capitol Mall across from the Capitol, a candlelight vigil was held to honor the memory of fallen Peace Officers, and to add 11 more names to the honor roll.
Peace Officers from around the State and as far as San Diego made the trip not to only pay tribute to those fallen Officers, but to help keep the memories fresh in citizens’ minds, so that these great sacrifices will not be forgotten. Read more »
Firefighters battle blaze that did not want to go out. Composition of the roof significantly hampered efforts. (click this image to view more photos from this incident)
Rancho Cordova, Sacramento, CA | A husband and wife suffered minor injures and their pets died in a stubborn early morning Rancho Cordova house fire.
At 1:20 AM Saturday morning, the call came in to 911 for a residential structure fire in the 2500 block of Queenwood Way.
Firefighters stated that the roof of the home consisted of metal over shake shingle which severely hampered firefighting efforts. Nearly two hours into the incident, firefighters were still strategically apply water to the hot areas of the roof attempting quench the fire. Read more »
Gun recovered after subjects drops it while being pursued by SacPD (click this image to view more photos of this incident)
Sacramento, CA | Officers receive report of Asian male with a weapon. When subject is contacted he flees and a neighborhood search ensues.
An Asian male was apprehended Monday afternoon after apparently brandishing a revolver amongst juvenile(s) walking home from school in Oak Park.
“Just after 3 o’clock this afternoon, officers received information of a possibly armed subject in the area of MLK and Broadway. Read more »
SSD Deputies apprehend sexual assault/home invasion perp (click this image to see more photos from this incident)
Sacramento, CA | After eluding deputies, K9 and a CHP helicopter Saturday morning, deputies apprehend the suspect in the afternoon.
A suspect SSD had been attempting to apprehend all day in the south area was apprehended Saturday afternoon.
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The suspect was later identified as Renell Thorpe and is being held on $1.6 million bail and charged with kidnap to commit another crime, Oral copulation by force, penetration by foreign object, assault with intent to commit rape, false imprisonment, first degree robbery, and violation of parole. Thorpe has an extensive criminal resume in Sacramento dating back to 1998 according to county records. Read more »
Taxi rests between a light pole and tree in front of City Hall after being struck by DUI driver (click this image to see more photos of this incident)
Sacramento, CA | An alleged drunk driver crashed into an occupied taxi cab early Saturday morning in Downtown Sacramento, next to City Hall.
Early Saturday morning, at the intersection of I St. and 10th St., a drunk driver crashed into an occupied taxi cab.
Two people were transported to the hospital in critical condition, a third was transported with minor injures. Read more »
Bullet casings found at homicide marked for evidence in deadly South Natomas shooting.
South Natomas, Sacramento, CA | Two brothers shot in a strip mall parking lot. One dead on scene, the other transported to hospital in unknown condition.
At 4:45 Thursday evening, per Sgt. Norm Leong, Public Information Officer for the Sacramento Police Department, after receiving several 911 calls, officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the area of Northgate Boulevard and San Juan Road. Read more »
Storms set up to hit California.
Sacramento CA | No, you are not in Washington state, but you may think so by looking at our last week of weather and the seven day outlook from the National Weather Service.
Some things to think about: this is definitely a time to be smart and constantly be aware of your surroundings and conditions. Read more »
Suspect is uncooperative as police detain him after an attempted market robbery (click this image to view more photos)
Oak Park, Sacramento, CA | Two suspects attempt to rob a neighborhood market in Oak Park.
Sacramento Police Department responded to Better Trade Market at 4000 12th Avenue Saturday afternoon for an attempted robbery. Details are still unfolding, however SacPD has confirmed that the suspects had two children in their car while they attempted to rob the market. Read more »