Crime Beat

Arrests: development

Arrests and incarceration plummeted more than 70% in the first week that Sacramento residents were told to stay home to avoid COVID-19 Trayvon Moore-Davis was…


The tinted tell

An alleged meth trafficker from West Sacramento faces federal charges as local officials drill down on the cascading effects of addiction 3-12-2020 A West Sacramento…


The future reloaded

Amid growing concern over 3D-printed firearms, one tech start-up sets out to help authorities detect them The shooting happened so fast that three off-duty officers…


Unbreakable bond

Former state boxing champion Richard ‘Trino’ Savala emerged from a criminal past to become the region’s most unique youth advocate and bail bondsman Richard “Trino”…



Hunting poachers

On the trail of the outlaw shooters threatening the Pacific Deer Herd A black tail deer ducks under some fallen pine branches as a pickup…



A crystalized crisis

As meth trafficking surges, Sacramento’s doctors, treatment specialists and CPS workers struggle with the fall-out Ten minutes before sunrise, the team hit the house. The…



The Chinese connection

After a dozen arrests and 100 home seizures, federal investigators say they’ve mapped an international scheme to produce black market marijuana When federal agents finally…