An Elk Grove church and women’s crisis center was hit by thieves who took off with tens of thousands of dollars worth of their property.
Joining Elk Grove Police were officers from departments in Citrus Heights, Sacramento, Folsom, West Sacramento and Rancho Cordova. The once a month crackdown rotates to cities throughout Sacramento County. Tuesday just happened to be Elk Grove’s turn.
The shop placed the flag outside the store after nine people were shot to death in a historically black church, drawing protests.
Police say once they got to the Elk Grove neighborhood, they had to completely shut it down, and once they made contact with the suspect, the chase was on.
A dog was found dead inside of a BBQ in a suspected case of animal cruelty.
Nearly 400 teens hang out at the teen center before and after school, but because a new survey shows a majority of them are no longer living in poverty, the building may soon close.
“Why all of a sudden now it takes nine people to get shot now to throw a fit over a flag? It’s been around for how many years?” he said. “Everybody started caving in. Saying that’s a racist flag. But we don’t believe it’s a racist flag.”
Police say a woman was robbed by a man from a car who rear-ended her car Wednesday morning.
Firefighters are mopping up a fire that burned two outbuildings late Wednesday morning.
Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of landscaping equipment and more from Peace Presbyterian Church. Criminals targeted the shed of the small congregation with a very small budget.
Residents CBS13 spoke to at a jam-packed grand opening of a new Smart & Final in Elk Grove said they were excited about the idea of the center, saying the city needs the buzz and economic boost for businesses and residents.
Investigators say the strong winds that fueled the flames are also to blame for starting the fire. The winds caused a high-voltage power line to arc, sending sparks down to the dry grass below.