News Releases for 2019

Release NumberTitleRelease Date
20191230-157 New Year’s Eve Celebration 2019 – Stay Safe and Plan Ahead
12/30/2019
20191228-156 Video Release – Officer Involved Shooting, December 18, 2019
12/28/2019
20191219-155 Officer Involved Shooting – 1800 block of 19th Street
12/19/2019
20191216-154 Homicide Investigation - 7700 Block of La Mancha Way
12/16/2019
20191214-153 Homicide Investigation – 6000 block of Riza Avenue
12/14/2019
20191214-152 Fatal Vehicle Collision- South Watt Ave / Jackson Road
12/14/2019
20191212-151 Sacramento Police Department Seeks Assistance in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

UPDATE - 33-year-old Jonathan Faires has been arrested for this robbery. Faires has also been linked to four other robberies, and one attempted robbery, at banks within the Sacramento area. The most recent incident occurred on January 21, 2020 in the 1100 block of Alhambra Boulevard.

12/12/2019
20191209-150 Natomas Package Thief Identified

UPDATE - On December 10, 2019, Kevin Waterman was taken into custody for the warrant on this case. He was booked into Main Jail.

12/09/2019
20191208-149 Homicide Investigation – Emerson Road and Whittier Drive

UPDATE - On 01-22-2020 24-Year-Old Larry Smith was arrested for this homicide.

12/08/2019
20191206-148 Sacramento Police Department Congratulates Adopt-A-Class Graduates
12/06/2019
20191127-147 Sacramento Police Department Seeks Community's Assistance Regarding Death Investigation
11/27/2019
20191126-146 DNA Evidence Provides New Lead in Cold Case
11/26/2019
20191126-145 Run to Feed the Hungry - 2019
11/26/2019
20191121-144 Sacramento Police Department and Sheriff’s Office Sex Offender Task Force Employee Receives National Recognition for Excellence
11/21/2019
20191120-143 Twin Rivers School District Hosts Active Shooter Training at Grant High School
11/20/2019
20191120-142 Felony Assault Suspect Arrested in Area of I-80 and Norwood

UPDATE - On November 21, 2019, The Sacramento Police Department released body worn camera footage from the incident. The footage can be found through this link. https://youtu.be/MXwwtjua-do

11/20/2019
20191114-141 Sacramento Police Arrest two for San Juan and Truxel Homicide
11/14/2019
20191109-140 Fatal Vehicle Collision- 8600 block of Folsom Blvd
11/09/2019
20191109-139 Sacramento Police Department 911 Center to Install Upgraded Equipment
11/09/2019
20191109-138 Homicide Investigation – Truxel Road and San Juan Road

UPDATE - 23-year-old Adrian Castillo and a 17-year-old juvenile were arrested for this homicide.

11/09/2019
20191108-137 Sacramento Police Department Arrests two for Double Homicide on Wisconsin Avenue
11/08/2019
20191104-136 Homicide Investigation – 500 block of Wisconsin Avenue

UPDATE - 20-year-old Daniel Robinson and 18-year-old Anthony Jones were identified as the suspects in this homicide. They have been arrested for the homicide and booked at main jail.

11/04/2019
20191101-135 Sacramento Police Department Awarded Traffic Education and Enforcement Grant From the OTS
11/01/2019
20191031-134 Mello Court Hostage Incident – October 29, 2019
10/31/2019
20191027-133 Homicide Investigation – 2500 Block of Traction Avenue
10/27/2019
20191024-132 Sacramento Police Department Participates in 18th Annual Prescription Drug Takeback Event
10/24/2019
20191023-131 Fatal Collision Investigation – Fruitridge Road near Wallace Ave
10/23/2019
20191017-130 Homicide Detectives Arrest Suspect in North Avenue Homicide
10/17/2019
20191009-129 Traffic Advisory - AFTERSHOCK 2019
10/09/2019
20191005-128 Seeking Our Community’s Assistance, Fatal Hit and Run Investigation – X Street and 23rd Street
10/05/2019
20190930-127 Fatal Collision Investigation – Orchard Lane and West El Camino Avenue
09/30/2019
20190926-126 Sacramento Police Conclude Final Policy Review of Officer-Involved Shooting
09/26/2019
20190925-125 Homicide Investigation – 1400 block of 68th Avenue
09/25/2019
20190921-124 Homicide Investigation – North Ave and Rio Linda Boulevard

UPDATE - On October 16, 2019, homicide detectives arrested 19-year-old Keondre Pratt for this homicide.

09/21/2019
20190921-123 Fatal Vehicle Collision- Roseville Road / Connie Drive
09/21/2019
20190912-122 Sacramento Police Department Arrests Suspect For North 16th Street and McCormack Street Hit and Run
09/12/2019
20190908-121 Homicide Investigation – 3100 block of Broadway
09/08/2019
20190906-120 Sacramento Police Make Arrest in Sutter’s Landing Sexual Assaults.
09/06/2019
20190906-119 DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for 9/7/19
09/06/2019
20190904-118 Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month
09/04/2019
20190902-117 Fatal Vehicle Collision – Del Paso Boulevard and Juliesse Avenue
09/02/2019
20190831-116 Seeking the Community’s Help – Locating Felony Hit and Run Vehicle and Driver
08/31/2019
20190830-115 Traffic Advisory: Plan Ahead for Downtown Road Closures
08/30/2019
20190829-114 DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for 8/30/19
08/29/2019
20190828-113 Fatal Hit and Run Collision – N. 16th Street and McCormack Street
08/28/2019
20190828-112 Follow-Up Investigation Leads to Multiple Arrests for Attempt Murder
08/28/2019
20190826-111 Fatal Vehicle Collision – Howe Avenue and Swarthmore Drive
08/26/2019
20190822-110 DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for 8/23/19
08/22/2019
20190820-109 North Area Bait Equipment Leads to Pursuit and Multiple Arrests
08/20/2019
20190819-108 Seeking The Community’s Help – Identifying a Suspect Wanted for Attempted Rape and Sexual Assault
08/19/2019
20190817-107 Sacramento Police Department Encourages Public to be Responsible and Drive Sober
08/17/2019
20190817-106 Theft Incident – Seeking the Community’s Help
08/17/2019
20190808-105 DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned for 8/9/19
08/08/2019
20190806-104 36th Annual National Night Out – Tuesday, August 6, 2019
08/06/2019
20190802-103 Homicide Investigation – 2600 Block of 5th Street
08/02/2019
20190802-102 Sacramento City College Students Complete Eight Week Sac PD Internship Program
08/02/2019
20190801-101 Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint Notification
08/01/2019
20190731-100 Union Pacific Railroad Foundation Grant Helps Provide Bicycle Safety For Local Youth
07/31/2019
20190730-099 Release of Audio / Video Related to Trespassing Incident – 500 Block of David J Stern Walk
07/30/2019
20190725-098 Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint Notification
07/25/2019
20190713-097 Homicide Investigation – 3200 Block of Marysville Boulevard
07/13/2019
20190709-096 South POP Team Shuts Down Drug House on 23rd Street
07/09/2019
20190704-095 Fatal Hit and Run Collision – Roseville Road and Connie Drive
07/04/2019
20190702-094 Unidentified Child Investigation
07/02/2019
20190702-093 Medical Aid Requested for Trespassing Suspect

UPDATE - On July 4, 2019, the male adult subject passed away while receiving medical treatment. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will identify the deceased once the next of kin has been notified.

07/02/2019
20190701-092 Arrest Made in Cold Case Through Multi-Agency Efforts
07/01/2019
20190626-091 Viewing Centers for Officer Tara O’Sullivan Memorial Service
06/26/2019
20190625-090 Officer Tara O'Sullivan Memorial
06/25/2019
20190624-089 Homicide Investigation - Freeport Boulevard (Between Florin Road and Meadowview Road)
06/24/2019
20190624-088 Fatal Vehicle Collision - University Avenue and Fair Oaks Boulevard
06/24/2019
20190622-087 Update: Homicide of a Sacramento Police Officer
06/22/2019
20190621-086 May 19,2019 Homicide UPDATE – Six Suspects in Custody
06/21/2019
20190620-085 Sacramento Police Academy Graduation: 19BR-1
06/20/2019
20190620-084 Homicide of a Sacramento Police Officer

UPDATE - UPDATE- On Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 5:55 a.m., the Sacramento Police Department booked 45-year-old Adel Sambrano Ramos on charges relating to the murder of Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan.

06/20/2019
20190616-083 Homicide Investigation – 800 block of Calvados Avenue
06/16/2019
20190616-082 Homicide Investigation – Belleview Avenue / Kari Ann Circle
06/16/2019
20190607-081 Formal Donation to Sacramento Police K9 Association
06/07/2019
20190606-080 Sacramento Police Department and Sacramento LGBT Community Center strengthen partnership amid uniform controversy
06/06/2019
20190605-079 1849 Foundation Scholarship Event
06/05/2019
20190601-078 Homicide Investigation – 6200 block of Fowler Avenue

UPDATE - On June 7, 2019, the Sacramento Police Department arrested 28 year old Tijann Hardy in the city of Oakland for homicide charges related to this investigation.

06/01/2019
20190601-077 Homicide Investigation – North B Street and Bannon Street
06/01/2019
20190531-076 Fireworks Mitigation Task Force returns to keep Sacramento ‘safe and sane,’ this time with support from the air
05/31/2019
20190531-075 Sand Cove Park – Please Plan Ahead for Large Crowds Expected on Sunday, June 9th
05/31/2019
20190531-074 Fatal Vehicle Collision – Mack Road and Center Parkway
05/31/2019
20190531-073 Release of Audio / Video Related to Death in Custody Investigation – 1800 block of Glenrose Avenue
05/31/2019
20190530-072 SPD Community Engagement Academy Graduation
05/30/2019
20190528-071 Death in Custody Investigation – 1800 Block of Glenrose Avenue
05/28/2019
20190524-070 Sacramento Police Department Asks Public to Celebrate Memorial Day Holiday Responsibly
05/24/2019
20190523-069 Memorial Day 2019 – City Park Rules and Regulations Reminder
05/23/2019
20190523-068 Sacramento Police, Uber and RapidSOS Partner Up to Provide New Technology
05/23/2019
20190522-067 Video Release – Battery Against a Police Officer
05/22/2019
20190519-066 Homicide Investigation - 2600 Block of Stonecreek Drive
05/19/2019
20190518-065 Fatal Vehicle Collision – El Camino Avenue / Princeton Street
05/18/2019
20190516-064 Police Seek Help in Vandalism Investigation
05/16/2019
20190516-063 Click It or Ticket Enforcement Campaign Starts May 20, 2019
05/16/2019
20190515-062 Homicide Investigation – 6800 block of North Tranquility Drive
05/15/2019
20190513-061 Armed Subject Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit and Highway 50 Closure
05/13/2019
20190510-060 Downtown Shooting Arrest – Video Release
05/10/2019
20190510-059 Downtown Vehicle Pursuit Leads to Arrest
05/10/2019
20190508-058 AMGEN 2019 Coming to Sacramento – Plan Ahead
05/08/2019
20190508-057 Hit and Run Investigation – Update with Photos of Suspect Vehicle
05/08/2019
20190505-056 Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Responsibly - Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving
05/05/2019
20190503-055 Seeking the Community’s Help - Hit and Run Collision Investigation
05/03/2019
20190503-054 Homicide Investigation – 3400 block of 10th Avenue
05/03/2019
20190502-053 Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint Notification
05/02/2019
20190502-052 Law Enforcement Memorial Events – “Remembering our Fallen Officers”
05/02/2019
20190501-051 Seeking the Community’s Help – Identifying a Suspicious Subject
05/01/2019
20190501-050 May is National Bicycle Safety Month – Ride Safe Sacramento
05/01/2019
20190429-049 Seeking The Community’s Help – Identifying Suspect Responsible for Indecent Exposure Incidents
04/29/2019
20190427-048 Explosive Ordnance Detail Response Leads to Arrest
04/27/2019
20190425-047 Protect Your Catalytic Converter from Being Stolen
04/25/2019
20190425-046 Sacramento Police Department Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs
04/25/2019
20190424-045 Seven Officers Recognized for DUI Enforcement Efforts
04/24/2019
20190424-044 Fatal Vehicle Collision- Elder Creek Road / 63rd Street
04/24/2019
20190421-043 Fatal Vehicle Collision- Franklin Boulevard / Idaho Drive
04/21/2019
20190420-042 Homicide Investigation- 200 block of Danville Way
04/20/2019
20190418-041 Seeking the Community’s Help - Hit and Run Collision Investigation
04/18/2019
20190414-040 Sacramento Police Arrest Kidnapping Suspect
04/14/2019
20190412-039 Sacramento Police Need Help Identifying Attempt-Kidnapping Suspect
04/12/2019
20190412-038 Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint Notification
04/12/2019
20190412-037 Social Media Post – Investigators Determine Threat is Not Credible
04/12/2019
20190412-036 Death Investigation – Lycoming Court
04/12/2019
20190410-035 Fatal Vehicle Collision- 26th Street / Q Street
04/10/2019
20190409-034 Bait Deployment Leads to Pursuit and Multiple Arrests
04/09/2019
20190406-033 Fatal Vehicle Collision – Northgate Boulevard and Tandy Drive
04/06/2019
20190402-032 Sacramento Police Department Challenges Drivers to “Silence” the Distraction
04/02/2019
20190328-031 Officers Prevent Man from Jumping Off Highway Overpass
03/28/2019
20190327-030 Sacramento Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Collision – H Street/San Miguel Way
03/27/2019
20190326-029 Sacramento Police Department Reminds Drivers to be Aware of Pedestrians
03/26/2019
20190325-028 Sacramento Police Arrest Two Suspects for Multiple Carjacking Crimes
03/25/2019
20190322-027 Sacramento Police Investigate Double Homicide Related to Stabbing at 21st Street/65th Avenue
03/22/2019
20190320-026 Sacramento Police Need Help Identifying Indecent Exposure Suspect
03/20/2019
20190319-025 Fatal Vehicle Collision – Stockton Boulevard and Mack Road
03/19/2019
20190316-024 Sacramento Police Department Working to Keep Roadways Safe this St. Patrick’s Day
03/16/2019
20190309-023 Death Investigation - 1400 block of Northgate Boulevard
03/09/2019
20190308-022 March 4th Protest – East Sacramento
03/08/2019
20190308-021 Two Suspects Arrested for Numerous Armed Robberies in the Sacramento Area
03/08/2019
20190305-020 U.S. Attorney and FBI Announce Review of Officer-Involved Shooting
03/05/2019
20190305-019 Release of Material from March 18, 2018 Officer-Involved Shooting
03/05/2019
20190304-018 Sacramento Police Detectives Make Homicide Arrest in case of Missing 73-year-old
03/04/2019
20190304-017 Sacramento Police Make Homicide Arrest – 5400 block of Wardell Way
03/04/2019
20190302-016 Conclusion of Sacramento County District Attorney’s Investigation
03/02/2019
20190228-015 Bell Elementary School Students Name New Police Helicopter
02/28/2019
20190226-014 Sacramento Police Make Arrest Related to Reported Threats at High Schools
02/26/2019
20190222-013 Attempted Kidnapping – Seeking the Community’s Help
02/22/2019
20190222-012 At-Risk Missing Person Believed to be the Victim of a Homicide
02/22/2019
20190222-011 Homicide Investigation – Huber Court
02/22/2019
20190220-010 South Gang Enforcement Team – Keeping Our Community Safe
02/20/2019
20190215-009 Video Release - Firearm Arrest
02/15/2019
20190212-008 Additional Incidents Involving Indecent Exposure Suspect
02/12/2019
20190202-007 Seeking The Community’s Help – Identifying Indecent Exposure Suspect

UPDATE - On May 24, 2019, the Sacramento Police Department arrested 26-year-old Charles Ryan Oehler in the city of Sacramento for indecent exposure charges related to this investigation.

02/02/2019
20190129-006 Sacramento Police Arrest Suspect Responsible for Burglary Series
01/29/2019
20190129-005 California Department of Justice Releases Report Analyzing Use of Force Policies and Procedures within the Sacramento Police Dep
01/29/2019
20190123-004 Formal Introduction of the New Sac PD 505 Jet Ranger X Helicopter
01/23/2019
20190120-003 Homicide Investigation – 12th Street and C Street

UPDATE - On March 4, 2019, the Sacramento Police Dept arrested 45-year-old Americo Torres in the city of Sacramento for homicide charges related to this investigation.

01/20/2019
20190108-002 Attempt Homicide of a Police Officer – Seavey Circle
01/08/2019
20190103-001 Update to Homicide Investigation – 7th Street / K Street
01/03/2019

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