Sam Stanton, Times-Standard

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Sacramento, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Sam:

Trump backer who plotted bombing Democratic HQ in Sacramento blames beer for ‘huge mistake’

When two Bay Area supporters of former President Donald Trump were indicted last year on charges of plotting to blow up the Democratic headquarters building in Sacramento, federal officials describ… → Read More

Cellphones, meth, tobacco smuggled into Folsom prison leads to guilty plea

A former Citrus Heights legal assistant accused of smuggling drugs and contraband into Folsom State Prison on behalf of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang pleaded guilty Monday to racketeering consp… → Read More

Sacramento County ordered to post bond for half of $107 million jury verdict

A federal judge has ordered Sacramento County to post a bond of more than $50 million while it appeals a jury verdict that awarded $107 million to two gravel mining families who contend the county unfairly forced them out of business years ago. → Read More

Sheriff’s officers were paid thousands in overtime working on Netflix reality show ‘Jailbirds’

A county invoice shows production company 44 Blue Productions was billed $42,211 to reimburse the sheriff for 482 hours of overtime during filming. The money was for “guard” work by deputies and sergeants → Read More

Black eyes, threats, slurs: Sacramento cop killer suspect’s rap sheet goes back years

Adel Ramos, the suspect in the slaying of Sacramento CA officer Tara O’Sullivan, has many accusations of violence and threats against women. He spent only 15 days in jail before his arrest, police records show. → Read More

Black eyes, threats, slurs: Sacramento cop killer suspect’s rap sheet goes back years

Adel Ramos, the suspect in the slaying of Sacramento CA officer Tara O’Sullivan, has many accusations of violence and threats against women. He spent only 15 days in jail before his arrest, police records show. → Read More

Murder charge filed against Adel Ramos in death of Sacramento cop Tara O’Sullivan

Adel Sambrano Ramos is formally charged in the slaying of Sacramento police Officer Tara O’Sullivan. Ramos is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday. → Read More

‘Worst-case nightmare:’ Why did it take so long to get Tara O’Sullivan to a hospital?

Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan waited nearly an hour to be taken to a hospital after being shot while suspect Adel Sambrano Ramos sprayed gunfire with a rifle in CA. Why did the rescue take so long? → Read More

‘Worst-case nightmare:’ Why did it take so long to get Tara O’Sullivan to a hospital?

Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan waited nearly an hour to be taken to a hospital after being shot while suspect Adel Sambrano Ramos sprayed gunfire with a rifle in CA. Why did the rescue take so long? → Read More

‘Worst-case nightmare:’ Why did it take so long to get Tara O’Sullivan to a hospital?

Sacramento Police Officer Tara O’Sullivan waited nearly an hour to be taken to a hospital after being shot while suspect Adel Sambrano Ramos sprayed gunfire with a rifle in CA. Why did the rescue take so long? → Read More

Exclusive: Man charged with killing Sacramento officer has long history of domestic violence

The Sacramento police shooting suspect arrested on murder charges in the killing of Officer Tara O’Sullivan has a history of domestic violence against women. Jail records show Adel Sambrano Ramos is in custody. → Read More

Who is Adel Ramos, the man suspected of killing Sacramento Police officer Tara O’Sullivan?

Adel Sambrano Ramos is a 45-year-old Sacramento, CA man accused of shooting and killing police Officer Tara O’Sullivan. He is a father of two and the subject of criminal charges including domestic violence and DUI. → Read More

Suspect holed up in North Sacramento standoff after officer killed surrenders

Sacramento police have ended a standoff with a suspect during an active shooter situation in north Sacramento, California, in which an officer was shot and injured, law enforcement said. Police cut power to the house. → Read More

Officer Tara O’Sullivan killed in North Sacramento shooting, police confirm

A Sacramento police officer who was shot and seriously injured has died. She was wounded while responding to a “disturbance” that turned into an active shooter standoff in North Sacramento, a leaked document said. → Read More

Video shows Rocklin cop beating unarmed DUI suspect. D.A. says images ‘speak for themselves’

One month after a Rocklin, California, cop was acquitted on criminal charges of excessive force, the Placer County District Attorney released videos of the beating of an unarmed man. → Read More

Feds: Mexican gang flooding Central Valley towns with drugs from inside California prison

Two weeks after federal officials announced they had charged members of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang in an alleged conspiracy to order murders, sell drugs and smuggle cell phones, new charges have been filed against another prison gang believed to be coordinating methamphetamine sales from a Central Valley prison. → Read More

Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist probe wins international DNA investigation award

The investigation that led to the arrest of a suspect in the Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist case has won an international award as “DNA Hit of the Year.” The case was selected from among 70 submitted by agencies in 20 nations. → Read More

Exclusive: Court documents reveal lurid details of Sacramento deputy’s alleged sex with teen

The 16-year-old Folsom boy allegedly seduced by Sacramento Sheriff’s Deputy Shauna Bishop is the son of her former boyfriend, court documents say. The father also is a Sacramento deputy. Bishop was arrested. → Read More

‘He was trying to kill me.’ Yolo sheriff releases first records in fatal deputy shooting

Yolo County released its first records of an officer-involved shooting investigation under new state law SB 1421, providing more than 100 pages of unredacted documents. The records date back 10 years to the controversial shooting of farm worker Luis Navarro. → Read More

Undocumented immigrant charged in 3 Sutter County DUI deaths now faces federal gun counts

A man charged in a DUI crash that killed three members of a family in Sutter County has been indicted on federal firearms charges. Ismael Huazo-Jardinez may have been planning to flee to Mexico before his arrest, court documents say. → Read More