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Click it or Ticket, Elk Grove May 2022
05/17/2022
This year’s Click it or Ticket campaign is from May 23-June 5.
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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month
05/03/2022
During May’s Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the Elk Grove Police Department wants to remind drivers to always look twice for motorcycles.
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EGPD to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint May 2022
05/02/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Thursday, May 5, 2022, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m.
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U Drive. U Text. U Pay
04/18/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the national U Drive. U Text. U Pay. high-visibility enforcement effort. For the month of April, Elk Grove Police Department officers are out enforcing texting and distracted driving laws to make our roads safer for all road users.
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Chief Davis Announces Selection of Assistant Chief
04/11/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Chief Bobby Davis announced this morning the selection of Elk Grove Police Department Captain Paul Solomon as the next Assistant Chief of Police for the Elk Grove Police Department.
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Homicide Investigation Brandamore Court
04/09/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – On April 9, 2022, at 2:06 a.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 7400 block of Brandamore Court regarding a shooting that had taken place. Upon arrival, officers found one victim inside the residence. Unfortunately, the victim, an 18-year-old male, succumbed to his injury despite life-saving efforts. The name of the victim has not been released and identification will be made by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.
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Sobriety Checkpoint April 2022
04/04/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, April 8, 2022, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Fatal Collision on Frye Creek Drive
04/04/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – On April 4, 2022, at 2:48 p.m., officers responded to the area of Frye Creek Drive and Deepdale Way for a vehicle versus pedestrian collision.
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Fatal Hit and Run Collision on Elk Grove Blvd
03/30/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – On March 29, 2022, at 8:35 p.m., officers responded to the area of Elk Grove Boulevard and Shorelake Drive after several 9-1-1 calls of a person down in the road. When officers arrived, they found a deceased man with injuries consistent with being hit by a vehicle.
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Sobriety Checkpoint March 2022
03/14/2022
This St. Patrick’s Day, EGPD will be on alert for suspected impaired drivers and reminds the community to celebrate the holiday responsibly.
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Homicide Arrest Made
02/21/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – On February 20, 2020, at 6:47 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 8100 block of Sheldon Road regarding a man down near the bus stop. Officers arrived on scene and found a man down on the ground suffering from multiple stab wounds. Unfortunately, despite life-saving efforts, the man succumbed to his injuries.
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Elk Grove City Manager Announces Next Chief of Police
02/09/2022
Elk Grove, Calif. – Today, Elk Grove City Manager Jason Behrmann announced that Assistant Chief Bobby Davis will become Elk Grove’s fifth Chief of Police, succeeding Chief Timothy Albright upon his retirement in March.
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Funeral Services Announced for Officer Lenehan
01/25/2022
​ELK GROVE, CA – The memorial service to honor Elk Grove Police Officer Ty Lenehan who died in the line of duty on January 21, 2022, is scheduled for Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The memorial service is set to begin at 10:00 a.m. at Bayside Church Adventure Campus in Roseville, located at 6401 Stanford Ranch Road. ​All other law enforcement honors will be performed at a private graveside service.
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Elk Grove Police Mourns the Loss of Veteran Motor Officer
01/21/2022
ELK GROVE, CA – At 5:13 a.m. on January 21, 2022, the California Highway Patrol Sacramento dispatch center advised of a wrong-way driver traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of SR-99 near 47th Avenue. While responding, a 9-1-1 caller advised CHP Dispatch the wrong-way vehicle was involved in a crash with a police motorcycle officer near 12th Avenue. CHP Officers and members of the Sacramento Fire Department arrived on scene and performed life-saving measures before transporting Officer Ty Lenehan, from the Elk Grove Police Department, to the UC Davis Medical Center. Despite efforts from UC Davis medical staff, Officer Ty Lenehan succumbed to the injuries sustained as a result of the collision.
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Sobriety Checkpoint December 2021
12/13/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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EGPD Increases Patrols For Holiday Season 2021
12/01/2021
ELK GROVE, CA. – The Elk Grove Police Department will be increasing the number of officers on patrol in local shopping centers as we have been doing during the holiday season for over ten years. The increased police presence will allow officers to focus on suspicious activity occurring in and around shopping centers, which historically have experienced a seasonal increase in criminal activity.
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Sobriety Checkpoint October 2021
10/25/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, October 29, 2021 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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EGPD Awarded OTS Grant 2021
10/11/2021
Elk Grove, Calif. – The Elk Grove Police Department will roll out a police traffic services program to deter dangerous and illegal driving behaviors that increase the risk of crashes in the community.
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Investigation of Death While In Custody
09/23/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On September 23, 2021, at approximately 1:00 p.m., Elk Grove police officers responded to a call for service from Consumnes Fire Department personnel requesting immediate assistance for an emergency in the area of Laguna Park Drive and Seasons Drive. An officer arrived and located fire personnel standing with an adult male. The male was acting erratic and standing outside of a vehicle stopped in the roadway. One of our Mobile Crisis Support Teams, which includes a mental health clinician, arrived on scene shortly after.
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Shooting Leads To Homicide Investigation
09/05/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On Saturday, September 4, 2021, at 10:31 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 3400 block of Laguna Boulevard for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and learned an adult male was transported to an area hospital with a gunshot wound. The victim later succumbed to his injuries. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after the next of kin have been notified.
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Pedestrian Safety Month 2021
09/01/2021
Elk Grove, Calif. – September is Pedestrian Safety Month and the Elk Grove Police Department is reminding the community throughout the month about the importance of looking out for one another.
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August Sobriety Checkpoint
08/23/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 27, 2021 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Arrest Made in Homicide
08/16/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 8:23 a.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 8900 block of Sierra Street regarding a medical aid call at a residence.
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Sobriety Checkpoint August 2021
08/02/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 6, 2021 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Homicide Investigation Leads to Arrest
06/29/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department, with the assistance of the Sacramento Police Department, arrested 22-year-old, Sacramento resident, Adan Amador for the shooting death of a 37-year-old Sacramento resident. Amador was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on homicide charges.
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Homicide Investigation
06/29/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 2:23 a.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 9100 block of W. Stockton Boulevard for a report of a subject down in the parking lot. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male, lying in the parking lot, suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers began life-saving measures, however, the victim succumbed to their injures on scene. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office will release the identity of the victim after the next of kin have been notified.
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Police Investigate Fatal Collision
05/24/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On May 24, 2021 at 08:46 a.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a collision involving a Union Pacific train and an unidentified male pedestrian in the area of Elk Grove Boulevard north of Railroad Street. The pedestrian was walking on the north side of Elk Grove Boulevard when the collision took place and subsequently, he died as a result of his injuries.
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Sobriety Checkpoint May 2021
05/04/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, May 7, 2021 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Sobriety Checkpoint April 2021
04/21/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, April 23, 2021 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Fatal Collision On Willard Parkway
04/15/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On April 14, at 3:47 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a vehicle versus a motor driven cycle collision on Willard Parkway and Blossom Ridge Drive.
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Arrest Made In Homicide Investigation
04/05/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On April 5, 2021, Marvin Stephney (pictured below), a 36-year-old Sacramento resident, turned himself in at the Sacramento County Main Jail. Stephney was booked into jail for violation of PC 187 for the March 18, 2021 homicide of 34-year-old Davon Learson-Shafer.
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Wackford Center September 29, 2020
03/24/2021
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Sobriety Checkpoint March 2021
03/22/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, March 26, 2021 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Police Investigating Homicide
03/19/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 10:25 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 9200 block of Starfish Way for reports of shots heard in the area. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male, lying in the roadway, suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers and fire personnel began life saving measures, however, the victim succumbed to their injures. The name of the victim will not be released, and identification will be made by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.
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Suspect Arrested in Wells Fargo Bank Robbery
03/17/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – Officers responded to a report of a bank robbery on March 16, 2021 at about 1:16 p.m. at the Wells Fargo, 5120 Laguna Boulevard. Through video surveillance, a photo of the suspect was obtained and circulated via social media. Later that same evening, an alert community member contacted law enforcement and advised they believed the subject pictured was currently inside a business in the 6000 block of Stockton Boulevard. Video surveillance confirmed the subject seen in the business was the suspect sought in the bank robbery, however, he was no longer on scene.
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Early Morning Shooting Leads to Arrest
03/17/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On March 17, 2021, at about 12:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting in the 8700 block of Kelsey Drive. Upon arrival, officers found an adult victim who sustained injuries during the shooting. The victim was transported to a local area hospital. The shooter, 51-year-old, Viancia Roberson, was contacted on scene and detained.
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EGPD - Bank Robbery Suspect Sought
03/16/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating the person responsible for a bank robbery at the Wells Fargo (5120 Laguna Boulevard) earlier this afternoon.
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Fatal, Single Vehicle, Collision on Whitelock Pkwy
02/22/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On February 22, at approximately 4:45 a.m.., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a single vehicle collision on Whitelock Parkway, east of Franklin High Road.
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EGPD Press Release - Fatal Vehicle Collision
01/22/2021
ELK GROVE, CA – On January 22, 2021 at 2:14 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle collision involving a motorcyclist near the intersection of Calvine Road and Sheldon North Drive.
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Be Safe, Drive Safe This New Years
12/30/2020
Elk Grove, Calif. – This holiday season, the Elk Grove Police Department wants to remind the public about the importance of being safe and sober when you are driving.
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Two Children Missing From Elk Grove Residence
12/19/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating two children, 5-year-old Lexavier Lacey and 7-year-old Lemarcus Lacey (pictured below), who were last seen in their residence in the City of Elk Grove at approximately 11:30 p.m. on December 18, 2020.
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Arrest Made in Hate-Related Vandalism
12/17/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – At 10:30 am on December 17, 2020, the Elk Grove Police Department received a report of vandalism that took place at the Umai Bar and Grill in the 8900 block of Grant Line Road earlier in the morning around 5:00 am. Officers arrived to find the front of the business vandalized and hate-related graffiti spray painted on the doors.
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Press Release - Illegal Fireworks Confiscated
12/16/2020
ELK GROVE, CA - On December 16, 2020, detectives from the Elk Grove Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant related to an ongoing investigation at the home of Elk Grove resident, Chad Misiewicz. The ongoing investigation is related to the loud explosions reported by several residents in Elk Grove area over the past several weeks.
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Click It or Ticket Enforcement 2020
11/17/2020
Elk Grove, Calif. – Throughout the month of November, the Elk Grove Police Department will be promoting the importance of wearing a seat belt in the car and keeping children safe by making sure they are properly restrained. The enforcement effort is part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign focused on increasing seat belt use.
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EGPD Press Release - Teen Driver Safety Week
10/22/2020
Elk Grove, Calif. – This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and the Elk Grove Police Department is encouraging parents to discuss the importance of safe driving habits with their teens as newly licensed drivers.
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Fatal Collision - OCT 17, 2020
10/17/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – On October 17, at 3:19 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a vehicle versus a bicyclist collision on Whitelock Parkway, east of Bruceville Road.
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EGPD Press Release - Grant Received From OTS
10/07/2020
Elk Grove, Calif. – The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of a grant awarded to the Elk Grove Police Department. The $207,800 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) will assist in Elk Grove Police Department’s efforts to reduce deaths and injuries on Elk Grove roads.
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EGPD Press Release Traffic Stop Video
09/16/2020
On the evening of Sunday, September 13, the Elk Grove Police Department was made aware of a traffic stop involving one of our officers that was captured on video and was circulating on social media.
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EGPD - Distracted Driving
09/09/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – During the month of September the Elk Grove Police Department will have additional officers on patrol looking for drivers that are violating the state’s hands-free cell phone law.
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Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020 -3
08/24/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 28, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020 -2
08/17/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 21, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Sobriety Checkpoint August 2020
08/05/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 7, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Sobriety Checkpoint July 2020
07/20/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, July 31, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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At-Risk Missing Person Nicholas Lauria
07/15/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating an at-risk missing person, 32-year-old Nicholas Lauria (photo attached) who is diagnosed with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder and described as possibly being suicidal.
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Fatal Traffic Collision Investigation
06/19/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – On June 19, 2020 at 3:05 a.m., an Elk Grove Police Department officer on routine patrol came upon a single-vehicle collision on Elk Grove Boulevard, just west of Wymark Drive.
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EGPD Prohibits Carotid Control Hold
06/08/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Chief Timothy Albright issued an Administrative Directive to immediately prohibit the use of the carotid control hold. The Elk Grove Police Department’s Use of Force Policy is being updated to reflect this prohibition.
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Bicycle Safety Month 2020
05/11/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – May is Bicycle Safety Month and the Elk Grove Police Department is encouraging those out walking, driving or riding their bikes to look out for one another while practicing social distancing measures.
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Enforcement of Public Health Order
04/15/2020
Since the Public Health Order went into effect on March 20, 2020, Sacramento area law enforcement agencies have primarily taken an education-based approach to gain voluntary compliance when addressing violations of the Public Health Order. While education continues to be the primary focus of all agencies when it comes to violations of the Health Order, law enforcement agencies in Sacramento County will now also take enforcement action on violations of the Public Health Order that clearly put the health and safety of our communities in jeopardy. This includes the cities of Sacramento, Elk Grove, Citrus Heights, Folsom, Galt, Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County Parks Police, Fulton-El Camino Parks, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, and the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office. Each of the police chiefs and Sheriff have continued to collaborate on a measured and balanced approach to enforcement of the Health Order in Sacramento County.
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Two Arrested Following Investigation
04/10/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – On April 9, 2020 at approximately 7:23 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 6700 block of Laguna Boulevard regarding a weapons disturbance. Upon arrival, officers detained two people, who were standing near a vehicle that was on its side in a shopping center parking lot. Officers learned two other people involved had fled the area. A search of the nearby neighborhood led to the discovery of one of the individuals that had fled.
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What We Want You to Know
03/23/2020
Current Health Orders from the state and county health departments in effect have caused anxiety and concerns among some. Law enforcement agencies are tasked with enforcement of the Health Orders. The Elk Grove Police Department, along with the other Sacramento County law enforcement agencies, are confident the public will join with us in adhering to the Heath Orders, and we are encouraging our communities to voluntarily comply with the Health Department orders.
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EGPD Reducing Non-Essential Services
03/18/2020
To help reduce the unintended spread of the virus, we are reducing non-essential services. Effective tomorrow, March 19, 2020, we will be closing our front lobby and service center counter.
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EGPD COVID-19 Update
03/17/2020
As we continue to deal with the issues related to the COVID-19, the Elk Grove Police Department leaders are meeting daily to discuss the impact on our day to day operations. We will continue to provide professional, timely, and essential services to our residents.
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EGPD Conclude Investigation into Use of Force
03/12/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department has concluded an administrative investigation into an incident that occurred in the 9100 block of E. Stockton Boulevard involving an Elk Grove Police officer and a man who was ultimately arrested for robbery, conspiracy, resisting arrest and violation of probation.
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New Assistant Chief of Police
02/24/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Chief Timothy Albright announced today the selection of Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office Captain Bobby Davis as the next Assistant Chief of Police for the Elk Grove Police Department.
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Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested
02/13/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department responded to a robbery alarm at Chase Bank, located at 7427 Laguna Boulevard.
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EGPD to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint Feb 2020
02/03/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, February 7, 2020 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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EGPD Investigates Apparent Murder-Suicide
01/26/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – On Sunday, January 26, 2020, at approximately 1:58 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 5500 block of Tamarindo Lane regarding a female screaming in the street.
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Death Investigation Leads To Arrest
01/14/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – On December 26, 2019, at approximately 4:00 pm, the Cosumnes Fire Department responded to a 9-1-1 call of an unconscious 18-year-old male in the 9000 block of Generations Drive. Fire personnel arrived and started CPR. Fire then transported the male to Kaiser South.
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Barricaded Suspect Arrested
01/07/2020
ELK GROVE, CA – On Tuesday January 7, 2019, at 12:15 p.m., Elk Grove Police Department detectives were conducting surveillance in the 9800 block of Denali Circle for a search warrant, related to an active investigation, that was going to be served later in the day. However, officers observed the suspect, identified as 40-year-old Willy Ong who had an active warrant out for his arrest, in a vehicle exiting the garage of the residence.
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Elk Grove Police Investigate Shooting
12/23/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – On December 22, 2019, at 9:15 a.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to the 3300 block of Renwick Avenue regarding a shooting. The caller indicated she heard an argument prior to hearing gunshots.
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El Dorado Savings Bank Robbery
12/23/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in identifying a suspect involved in a bank robbery that took place at the El Dorado Savings Bank located at 8973 Grant Line Road.
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2019
12/16/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department encourages everyone attending holiday parties and gatherings where alcohol may be involved to use a designated sober driver.
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At-Risk Missing Juvenile Layla Black
12/05/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating an at-risk missing juvenile, 13-year-old Layla Black (photo attached).
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EGPD Launching Operation Grinch
12/03/2019
ELK GROVE, CA. – Beginning today and continuing through the end of the month, the Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting bait package operations as well as having officers in unmarked vehicles patrolling neighborhoods throughout the city. The officers in the unmarked vehicles will focus on suspicious activity occurring in and around neighborhoods related to package theft activity. These operations will be conducted during various dates, times and locations.
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Elk Grove Police Department Awarded OTS Grant
11/14/2019
ELK GROVE, CA- Elk Grove Police Department received a $150,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a one-year enforcement and education program. The money will fund various activities intended to reduce deaths and injuries on California roads.
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Fatal Collision on Laguna Boulevard
11/13/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – On November 13, 2019, at 1:32 a.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to a single vehicle collision on Laguna Boulevard, just west of Haussman Street.
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Fatal Hit and Run Collision
11/08/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – On November 7, 2019, at 6:04 p.m., officers responded to the area of Waterman Road and Sheldon Road regarding a male lying in the roadway that had been hit by a vehicle. When officers arrived, they discovered an unresponsive 85-year-old male lying in the roadway of Waterman Road, north of Sheldon Road.
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Teen Driver Safety Week 2019
10/21/2019
ELK GROVE, CA- National Teen Driver Safety Week is Oct. 20-26, and Elk Grove Police Department is asking parents and guardians to take the time to discuss with their teen the rules of the road intended to keep them safe.
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Child Pornography Arrest
10/09/2019
Elk Grove Police Department detectives working in conjunction with the Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force and Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Bureau arrested 54-year-old Larry Capello, of Elk Grove for possession of child pornography.
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Child Passenger Safety Week 2019
09/19/2019
ELK GROVE, CA. – Elk Grove Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies, public health departments and other community organizations to raise awareness about the importance of keeping children in the correct car seat for their age and size.
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EGPD To Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint
09/16/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, September 20, 2019 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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September is Pedestrian Safety Month
09/11/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department is working with law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely.
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Cybercrime Investigation Underway
09/05/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department was recently notified by the City of Elk Grove and the Cosumnes Community Services District of an alleged cybercrime against the City of Elk Grove and the Cosumnes Community Services District.
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Sobriety Checkpoint September 2019
08/26/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Sunday, September 1, 2019 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Elk Grove Police Investigate Fatal Collision
08/19/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – On August 19, 2019 at 5:14 p.m., The Elk Grove Police Department responded to a collision involving a freight train and an unidentified male adult bicyclist in the area of Bond Road, east of Elk Grove Florin Road. The bicyclist was riding eastbound Bond Road, on the north side of the roadway as the train was traveling northbound when the collision took place. The bicyclist died as a result of his injuries.
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Sobriety Checkpoint August 2019
08/12/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, August 16, 2019 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Funeral Procession For SPD Officer O'Sullivan
06/25/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The City of Elk Grove will implement temporary traffic controls along Elk Grove Boulevard, Waterman and Sheldon Roads on Thursday, June 27th to facilitate funeral processions honoring Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan.
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Sobriety Checkpoint June 2019
06/10/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – The Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint on Friday, June 14, 2019 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
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Community Exchange Zone
06/04/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department is excited to announce the opening of its Community Exchange Zone. The Community Exchange Zone provides an environment with enhanced safety for people who buy, sell, or trade items in private party transactions with people they don’t know. Additionally, the area can be used as a safe and neutral site for child custody exchanges.
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Click it or Ticket Enforcement
05/30/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – From May 20 to June 2, Elk Grove Police Department will have additional officers on patrol looking for drivers and passengers who are not buckled up, including drivers who do not secure children in child safety seats. The enforcement effort is part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign focused on increasing seat belt use.
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Sobriety Checkpoint May 2019
05/20/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – Memorial Day Weekend is a time many spend with family and friends for outdoor activities but is also what is considered the start of California’s 100 dangerous days of summer on roadways between the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.
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Bicycle Enforcement Operation Planned
05/16/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department will be conducting a bicycle safety enforcement operation at different area schools aimed at educating drivers and bicyclists on using roadways safely.
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EGPD Conducting Motorcycle Safety Enforcement
05/14/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – Elk Grove Police Department will have extra officers out on patrol during the month of May looking for violations made by drivers and motorcyclists that increase the risk of crashes.
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Three Arrested Following Home Invasion
04/09/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – On April 9, 2019, at approximately 3:04 p.m., officers responded to the 7200 block of Campania Court regarding a burglary which had just occurred. The caller reported that three suspects had broken into his neighbor’s residence. The caller’s neighbor was home at the time but had ran out of the house.
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April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
04/04/2019
ELK GROVE, CA – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the Elk Grove Police Department will be joining law enforcement agencies statewide stopping drivers who violate California’s hands-free cell phone law.
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(ARRESTED) Suspect Identified In Homicide Investigation
02/11/2015
An arrest warrant has been issued for 38-yera-old Moses Valdez in connection with the November 5, 2014 murder of Marissa Pineda De Almanza.
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