Sgt. Jason Ramos, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office
“Gone are the days that a bus drivers or traveling jeweler will be denied a permit. If you want to protect your family, that’s a good enough reason for us.”
Saturday, September 21, 2013 12:15 am
Say you’re a jeweler living in Sacramento County. You’d like to carry a concealed handgun for security reasons. If you apply for a concealed weapon permit, you are very likely to be issued one. A jeweler living in Lodi would likely be successful, too.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 12:00 am
Anaya, Mason Ray, a boy, born July 4, 2013 to Victor and Ashley Anaya of Lodi.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:00 am
With a gun pointed at his chest, Juan Ayala quickly stuffed the bag with cash and cellphones. As he grabbed the phones one by one from the storage room shelves in the back of a Galt AT&T store, the gunman became increasingly anxious.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 12:00 am
While the Galt Police Department is determining what to do about police dog Yaro and adding another K9 officer to the unit, a local resident is spearheading fundraising efforts in honor of fallen Officer Kevin Tonn.
Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:00 am
Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn's service weapon was securely holstered when he was fatally shot on Jan. 15 by a man he went to question about a suspected burglary in the area of F and Second streets, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department confirmed Friday.
Tonn was shot by Humphrey Kenneth Gascon II, 30, of Galt, after the two had an extended physical struggle, according to Sheriff's spokesman Sgt. Jason Ramos.
Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:00 am
The man believed to have fatally shot a Galt police officer was identified Wednesday as Humphrey Kenneth Gascon II, 30, of Galt.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:00 am
The man believed to have fatally shot Galt Police Officer Kevin Tonn on Tuesday was not a suspect in the original burglary call.
Sgt. Jason Ramos, of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, answers questions from the media regarding the shooting that left a Galt Police officer and suspect dead in Galt on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
Thursday, December 13, 2012 12:29 pm
A man who called 911 to report that his uncle was shot in a Herald driveway has been arrested for the man’s murder, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department.
Sunday, December 9, 2012 10:53 pm
Sacramento County sheriff’s investigators are trying to figure out who shot and killed a 50-year-old man visiting his nephew in Herald on Sunday.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 1:55 pm
Joseph Francis Corey, 65, arrested early today and facing murder charges after a SWAT team managed to get in his garage following a 17-hour standoff, is suspected of shooting and killing an animal control officer a day earlier.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:09 am
The suspect in the fatal shooting of an animal control officer trying to retrieve pets from a Galt home was taken into custody early Thursday morning after an all-night standoff, authorities said.
Sgt. Jason Ramos of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department answers questions from the media regarding the shooting and killing of an animal control officer in Galt on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 1:51 pm
Police fired tear gas into a home Wednesday night in Galt where a man had barricaded himself after officers said he shot and killed an animal control officer.
Friday, May 25, 2012 12:00 am
Here is the list of Lodi High School graduates for 2012:
Saturday, March 24, 2012 12:00 am
Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man on suspicion of trying to bring several firearms through a security checkpoint at Sacramento International Airport, according to the sheriff's department.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 12:48 pm
A former Galt police officer involved in a fatal shooting last year has been cleared of any wrongdoing, according to a report released by the District Attorney's Office on Tuesday.
Saturday, February 18, 2012 12:00 am
Cadaver dogs, like the ones that helped locate human remains
believed to belong to victims of Wesley Shermantine Jr. and Loren
Herzog, have been used in a number of high-profile cases in recent
Monday, January 23, 2012 12:00 am
After eight days of the police department not patrolling in the
city of Isleton, the Delta community's police department resumed
service at 8 p.m. Friday, according to the Sacramento County
Friday, June 3, 2011 7:00 am
Here is the list of Galt High School graduates for 2011:
Thursday, May 26, 2011 11:13 am
Here is the list of Tokay High School graduates for 2011:
Thursday, March 10, 2011 12:00 am
It’s been known for several years that there’s a lot of money to
be made by stealing copper wire in rural areas and selling it to
recyclers who will pay for it.
But copper theft seems to have gone up in the past year or so.
Thornton farmer Mike Stokes reports that, despite secure fencing,
thieves have stolen copper from his properties 30 times since June
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 12:00 am
A controversial Facebook page publicly disparaging students at
Liberty Ranch High School in Galt was removed Tuesday
It is not clear whether the creator deleted the account or
Facebook disabled it, but shortly before 2 p.m. the page could not
The so-called Liberty Ranch Burnpage, founded on Feb. 23, has
been creating issues for the high school’s principal. Brian Deis
said Monday he has spent 20 hours over the last week and a half
trying to determine the creator’s identity and speaking with
students who have posted on the page to warn them of possible
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 12:00 am
The Sacramento County Coroner's Office has identified the man
who was found hanging from a tree at the Cosumnes River Preserve as
Samuel Fitzgerald, 19, of Sacramento.