27, Jul 2014 - Former Cal student missing from Calaveras Co. campground
A former University of California at Berkeley student who went missing while camping Saturday was found safe and sound, the Calaveras County Sheriff's Office said Monday. Around 6:10 p.m. this evening, sheriff's deputies said that 27-year-old Sacramento resident Camille Withuhn was located after she walked away from Golden Pines campground in Dorrington at about noon on Saturday, according to ...
27, Jul 2014 - 'Extraordinary bravery'
WEST SACRAMENTO - State Attorney General Kamala Harris shared a number of harrowing stories Thursday while presenting 43 Northern California law enforcement officers with awards for commendation and valor, including four honorees from San Joaquin and...
23, Jul 2014 - California Cracks Down On âSweepstakes Cafesâ
Next to a massage parlor, a doughnut shop and a liquor store, more than two dozen people sat inside a darkened business in a strip mall dropping $2 bets on electronic games with names such as "Robin Hood," ''Mr. Millionaire" and "Luck of the Irish" when Sacramento County sheriff's deputies paid a visit.
16, Jul 2014 - REGIONAL: Authorities continue search for information on remains found in Sacramento River
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA â The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is continuing its efforts to identify skeletal human remains found in the Sacramento River last month. Kayakers found the remains â consisting of the fibia and tibia of a right leg, with an intact Brahma brand boot on the foot â on June 21 south of Hamilton City, as Lake County News has reported. Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones said ...
02, Jul 2014 - Tehama County has no match for human leg found in Sacramento River near Hamilton City
HAMILTON CITY >> The Glenn County Sheriff's Office is still attempting to identify a human leg and foot found by an off duty California Fish and Wildlife Warden in the Sacramento River June 21.
02, Jul 2014 - REGIONAL: Officials release update on investigation into skeletal remains found in Sacramento River
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA â The Glenn County Sheriff's Office has released an update on the investigation into the discovery of human remains in the Sacramento River late in June. An off-duty California Fish and Wildlife warden and his son discovered the remains in shallow water along the west bank of the Sacramento River, south of Hamilton City, on the afternoon of Saturday, June 21, as Lake County ...
24, Jun 2014 - California Sheriff Won't Answer Questions About Spying on Cell Phones (Video)
California Sheriff Won't Answer Questions About Spying on Cell Phones (Video) California Sheriff Won't Answer Questions About Spying on Cell Phones (Video) Legal Local Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones Has Been Optimized The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department has reportedly obtained the StingRay, a gadget that collects cell users' phone data (without a warrant) by pretending to be a cell tower ...
14, Jun 2014 - Former California fire chief suspected of murder is arrested
SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A former California state fire chief suspected of murdering his live-in girlfriend and then evading capture for two weeks was arrested on Friday, the Sacramento County sheriff's department said.
22, May 2014 - Fourth body in California boat crash recovered
(AP) â Authorities have recovered the last missing body from a speedboat crash on a Northern California lake that killed four men. State park and sheriff's officials tell the Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/1m06cmk) the body of 48-year-old Kenneth Smith was pulled from the water on Monday in the same area of Folsom Lake where the bodies of the three other victims were found.
21, May 2014 - Wanted Calif. fire chief arrested in girlfriend's murder
SACRAMENTO, Calif. â Despite reported sightings as distant as Los Angeles and Oregon, a former California fire battalion chief suspected in the stabbing death of his girlfriend never moved far from home as he eluded capture for more than two weeks, authorities said Friday.
21, May 2014 - Former fire chief arrested in death
Author(s):Â Associated Press SACRAMENTO â A former California fire battalion chief who eluded authorities for more than two weeks has been arrested in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sacramento County Sheriffâs Sgt. Lisa Bowman said in a statement Friday. She could not immediately provide additional information on the arrest of Orville âMoeâ Fleming, formerly a firefighter with the City of ...
20, May 2014 - Cal Fire chief wanted for murder found, in custody
Sacramento County Sheriff homicide detectives confirmed that Orville "Moe" Fleming, wanted for the murder of Sarah Douglas in their Sacramento home on May 1, was found alive and is currently in sheriff's custody. A family member of the victimÂ told KCRA-TV that Fleming was found in Elk Grove, Calif.Â Fleming, 55, vanished earlier this month, abandoning his official California Department of ...
19, May 2014 - State-wide manhunt for fire chief ends with arrest
A former California fire battalion chief who eluded authorities for more than two weeks has been arrested in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sacramento County Sheriff's Sgt. Lisa Bowman said in a statement Friday. She could not immediately provide additional information on the arrest of Orville "Moe" Fleming. Fleming had been wanted since the body of 26-year-old Sarah June Douglas was ...
19, May 2014 - Cal Fire chief wanted in death of fiancee arrested after manhunt
A battalion chief with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection who was at the center of a statewide manhunt in connection with the death of his fiancee has been arrested. Few details have been released by Sacramento County Sheriff's Department officials, but they confirmed...
19, May 2014 - Lower Lake woman arrested for leaving baby at Sacramento truck stop; child's father sought for
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA â A Lake County woman was arrested Sunday evening after she allegedly left her baby unattended at a truck stop in the Sacramento area. Christina Reed, 36, of Lower Lake was taken into custody for felony child endangerment, according to a Monday report from Sacramento County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Sgt. Lisa Bowman. Bowman said Reed's infant daughter has been placed ...
16, May 2014 - California fire chief arrested in stabbing death
A former California fire battalion chief who eluded authorities for more than two weeks has been arrested in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sacramento County Sheriff's Sgt. Lisa Bowman said in a statement Friday.
16, May 2014 - California fire chief arrested in stabbing death- Body in Ga. lake likely that of wife of decapitat
SACRAMENTO, Calif. â A former California fire battalion chief who eluded authorities for more than two weeks has been arrested in the stabbing death of his girlfriend, Sacramento County Sheriff's Sgt. Lisa Bowman said in a statement Friday.
08, May 2014 - Police eye California mountains in hunt for fugitive fire chief
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - Homicide detectives searching for a California fire chief suspected of fatally stabbing his girlfriend turned their attention to the state's massive mountain ranges on Thursday, saying he may be hiding out along trails and backroads. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said Orville \"Moe\" Fleming, a 55-year-old battalion chief with ...
02, May 2014 - Jerry Brown endorses Krell for DA
Gov. Jerry Brown joined a list of top-ranking California Democrats to weigh in on the Sacramento County district attorneyâs race when he announced his support Thursday for state Deputy Attorney General Maggy Krell. Maggy Krell, Todd Leras and Anne Marie Schubert
02, May 2014 - Police search for California fire battalion chief after fiancee found dead
Frances Burns SACRAMENTO, May 2 (UPI) -- A California fire battalion chief is believed to have killed the fiancĂ©e with whom he shared a home, officials said Friday.
31, May 2013 - Agency: Judges undermined by California's prison law
SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Overcrowding in many county jails is forcing local sheriffs to assume the role traditionally held by judges in deciding who should make bail and how long convicts should serve behind bars, a state oversight agency said Thursday.
30, May 2013 - Northern California boy, 12, pleads not guilty in murder of sister, 8
SACRAMENTO -- A 12-year-old boy charged with fatally stabbing his little sister pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Central California juvenile court hearing, his attorney said.
29, May 2013 - Middletown man dies in Rancho Cordova crash
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA â A Middletown man died on Friday night as the result of a crash that involved five vehicles and injured several people in Rancho Cordova. Ivan Cecil Calvin, 51, died in the crash, the Sacramento County Coronerâs Office confirmed to Lake County News on Monday. In a report issued by the Sacramento County Sheriffâs Office â which contracts with the Rancho Cordova Police ...
26, May 2013 - New details emerge about Fil-Am murdered in Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, California â New details about a 2007 Filipino American murder victim emerged during a preliminary hearing on Friday.
14, May 2013 - Boy, 12, arrested in killing of 8-year-old sister that he blamed on intruder
The 12-year-old brother of a California girl found stabbed to death in their home last month was arrested Saturday, authorities said.Calaveras County Sheriff Gary Kuntz told reporters that Leila Fowler's brother, who had said that an intruder killed her, was taken into custody after a two-week investigation. Kuntz said the boy would be charged with homicide, NBC station KCRA of Sacramento repor ...