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Sac State smash and grab suspects still at large

Sac State smash and grab suspects still at large

Cory Jaynes, News Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Crime, News, Police And Fire

Sacramento State Police are looking for two suspects in connection to several smash and grab thefts that occurred on campus Wednesday, according to CBS Sacramento. At the time of publication, a crime alert has not been sent to Sac State students by campus police, nor has a release been issued on th...

Suspect in CHP car theft charged with 19 total counts of kidnapping, carjacking

Suspect in CHP car theft charged with 19 total counts of kidnapping, carjacking

Claire Morgan, Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2018


Filed under News, Police And Fire

The man who stole a California Highway Patrol car and drove onto Sacramento State’s campus Friday has been charged with 19 counts of kidnapping, carjacking and a litany of other charges. Aaron Avitan, 34, is being held in the Sacramento County Jail with a set bail originally of $7,800,000 but re...

Man drives stolen CHP car to Sac State, police say

Man drives stolen CHP car to Sac State, police say

Claire Morgan, Adria Watson

August 17, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News, Police And Fire

A man drove a stolen California Highway Patrol car onto Sacramento State’s campus  Friday at 12:30 p.m., according to the Sacramento State Police Department. Police say they apprehended the suspect, and that there is currently “no danger to the campus community.” The incident started when ...

Some call for Sac State to cancel banquet honoring Sacramento Chief of Police

Some call for Sac State to cancel banquet honoring Sacramento Chief of Police

Thomas Frey, News editor

March 24, 2018


Filed under News, Police And Fire, Stephon Clark

Some social media users are calling for an upcoming awards banquet honoring Sacramento Chief of Police Daniel Hahn to be canceled until the officers responsible for the shooting death of 22-year-old Stephon Clark are terminated. Oscar Martinez, who graduated from Sac State in 2015, wrote a tweet and said...

35 laptops stolen from recently remodeled Calaveras computer lab

35 laptops stolen from recently remodeled Calaveras computer lab

Thomas Frey

November 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, Police And Fire

While preparing for class, an English teacher’s assistant and English department coordinator discovered that 35 laptops had been stolen from a recently remodeled laboratory. The lab, room 131 in Calaveras Hall, was robbed on the morning of Oct. 20, according to the Associate Dean of the College...

Man arrested for indecent exposure near Wellness Center

Man arrested for indecent exposure near Wellness Center

John Ferrannini

October 14, 2016


Filed under Featured, News, Police And Fire

A man was arrested on suspicion of exposing himself in front of the Wellness Center on Thursday, according to the Sacramento State Police Department. Juan Manuel has been booked in the Sacramento County Main Jail. Police said they received a report of a man with his pants down at 5 p.m. Thursday...

BREAKING NEWS: Student attacked on bike trail near campus

BREAKING NEWS: Student attacked on bike trail near campus

Barbara Harvey

October 13, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News, Police And Fire

A female student was attacked on the bike trail located near the American River while leaving campus on Thursday morning, police said. Around 11:45 a.m., the student encountered a man riding a bicycle on the bike path located just west of the Howe Ave overpass. The suspect returned on foot and becko...

BREAKING NEWS: Police warn of suspicious man harassing women on campus

BREAKING NEWS: Police warn of suspicious man harassing women on campus

Barbara Harvey

October 13, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News, Police And Fire

UPDATE — Oct. 13, 7:00 p.m: Sacramento State Police Chief Mark Iwasa told The State Hornet that two of the reported incidents occurred on campus, while three other incidents occurred on streets adjacent to Sac State. Campus police are warning students to be on the lookout for a suspicious man dri...

VIDEO: Man arrested near Union on suspicion of heroin, methamphetamine possession

VIDEO: Man arrested near Union on suspicion of heroin, methamphetamine possession

John Ferrannini

October 1, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Featured, News, Police And Fire

Update: Oct. 10, 11:47 a.m. — The man arrested on Oct. 1 was named Antonio D. Williams, according to a Sacramento State Police Department. Williams was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana and had a bench warrant. He was booked in Sacramento County main jai...

Body with gunshot wounds discovered near Sac State

Body with gunshot wounds discovered near Sac State

John Ferrannini

September 28, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Police And Fire

Update: Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 11:33 a.m. — The man found near Paradise Beach was identified as Enrico 'Rico' Luster, 50. While he was initially believed to have been shot, the wounds he sustained were stab wounds, according to The Sacramento Bee. The body of an adult male was discovered Tuesday approxima...

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