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Parolee at-large found inside West Sacramento home

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - After nearly a three hour manhunt, West Sacramento police and U.S. Marshals arrested a parolee, who was considered armed and dangerous, Friday around 7:30 p.m.

Police spotted the suspect, a known parolee at-large, on the 1800 block of Madrone Avenue around 4:45 p.m. and attempted to approach him, Officer Tod Sockman said.

When the suspect saw the police, he lead them on a short car chase before leaving the car at the intersection of Ash Avenue and Evergreen Avenue and running from the area, Sockman said.

Police locked down the area inside a three block by two block perimeter around the Ash Avenue and Evergreen Avenue area.

Eventually, K-9 units were able to pinpoint the suspect's location in a home on the 1800 block of Evergreen Avenue, Sockman said. The suspect was found in a back bedroom of the home and surrendered without incident.

Davis police warn of car wheel and rim thefts

Davis police warn of car wheel and rim thefts

The Davis Police Department is warning residents about a series of thefts targeting car tires and rims. They say there have been 20 similar incidents since the beginning of the year.

Lt. Paul Doroshov says that residents have been walking out to their car in the morning, only to find them lifted on blocks with the wheels missing. These photos show two of the latest thefts.

Former El Dorado Hills woman sentenced for defrauding her employer

Former El Dorado Hills woman sentenced for defrauding her employer

SACRAMENTO — United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced today that Shalena P. Leggett, 37, formerly of El Dorado Hills, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton to 14 months in prison for embezzlement.

According to court documents, on June 21, 2011, Leggett pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud for embezzling more than $450,000 from her employer, a Sacramento-based real estate firm. The activity took place over a 19-month span in 2008 and 2009. To hide the fraud, Leggett made false entries in her employer’s business books.

In sentencing Leggett, Judge Karlton said that the scope of Leggett’s criminal enterprise led him to conclude that a prison term was necessary. He rejected a motion by Leggett that she be granted home confinement and electronic monitoring instead of prison.

This case is the product of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

2 indicted in West Sacramento post office iPhone thefts

SACRAMENTO, CA - A federal grand jury has indicted two United States Postal Service workers at the West Sacramento mail processing facility with conspiracy and mail theft charges.

Lauren Howard, spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of California, says Saravy Yem, 27, of Stockton, and Angel Pantoja-Lopez, 27, of North Highlands, are accused of opening packages with the AT&T phones, hiding the phones on their person or clothing, and then dumping the empty packages at the plant.

Approximately 300 empty AT&T iPhone parcels were found at the facility by investigators, according to court documents.

Yem and Pantoja-Lopez were indicted on 61 counts Thursday. Each theft count carries a maximum five-year prison.

UPDATE: 2 arrests in West Sac motel homicide stabbing

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - West Sacramento Police report that the man who was stabbed several times at Town House Motel room Friday evening has died, and suspects have been arrested.

According to a press release from West Sacramento Police Lt. Tod Sockman, the two suspects were hiding in the bushes when they were found by the police. They are identified as Billy Wolfington, 28, and Shannon Silva, 30. Both were on parole from a California prison.

Sockman reported they were arrested on murder and conspiracy to commit murder charges and are being held in Yolo County Jail.

The victim had been transported to the hospital Friday night, where he died from his injuries. His identity is being withheld until the next of kin are notified.

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Man stabbed in West Sacramento motel

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - A man was stabbed several times after an argument in a Town House Motel room escalated Friday around 6:53 p.m.

The victim was with a bunch of people in the motel room when a fight broke out with two others, West Sacramento Police Lt. Tod Sockman said. One, or both, of the suspects stabbed the man multiple times.

Sockman said the man stumbled out of the room and collapsed. Residents in the called 911 after seeing the victim.

Police set-up a perimeter and were able to detain the two suspects Sockman said.

The victim is listed in serious condition and had to undergo surgery.

1 arrested after West Sacramento man shot in head

WEST SACRAMENTO, CA - An argument at a small party in West Sacramento escalated into a shooting, early Saturday morning.

Charles Quilin, 21, was arrested for allegedly shooting Matthew Smith in the head around 2:43 a.m., West Sacramento police Lt. Scott McCartney said.

Witnessed told police Quilin and Smith were partying at space 50 at the Welcome Grove Trailer Park, locaed at 600 West Capitol Ave., when the two started arguing. McCartney said witnesses said sometime during the argument Quilin shot Smith multiple times with a .32 caliber handgun.

When police arrive at the scene, they set up a perimeter to find Quilin. McCartney said Quilin eventually walked through the complex and up to police, where he was taken into custody without incident.

Smith was transported to UC Davis Medical Center for treatment. Smith is on life support and listed in critical condition.