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Investigation into crash on Nut Tree Road continues

Investigation into crash on Nut Tree Road continues

Investigation into crash on Nut Tree Road continues
TheReporter.com
Vacaville Police are continuing to investigate a Sunday evening crash that left two injured after a Vacaville man lost control of his car on Nut Tree Road. The driver, Lawrence Shaw, 57, and his son, Ryan Shaw, 22, were traveling northbound on Nut Tree ...

Free child safety seat check-up in Woodland June 11

Free child safety seat check-up in Woodland June 11

WOODLAND - On Saturday, June 11 from 9 - 11 a.m., the California Highway Patrol will host a free child safety check-up event where parents/caregivers will receive assistance on the installation of their Child Passenger Restraint (CPR) system. The event will take place the Yolo County Fairgrounds' parking lot, located at 1250 East Gum Avenue.

Trained personnel, who have been certified through National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations standardized child passenger safety technician program, will perform inspections on all CPR systems located in the each vehicle attending the check-up event.

The purpose of CHP’s CPR program is to assist in reducing the mileage death rate among children, by providing the community with awareness and education related to child passenger safety laws through traffic safety presentations and child safety seat check-up events. Child safety seats and belts, when installed and used properly, can prevent injuries and save lives.

Rise in catalytic converter thefts prompts free etching event

Rise in catalytic converter thefts prompts free etching event

DAVIS - Modern automobiles use a device called a catalytic converter to reduce smog emissions. It is generally located in the undercarriage of your vehicle. Since the beginning of 2011, the Davis Police Department has received 38 reports of catalytic converter theft-most of which have occurred in the West Davis area. Not only do these numbers represent a sharp increase in this particular type of theft compared to last year, but they also suggest the likelihood for continued or repeat victimization as the price for precious metals found in catalytic converters continues to rise.

In short, the catalytic converter thieves appear to be targeting 1990’s model Toyota trucks and sport utility vehicles (SUVs). Based on the reports we have received this year, it appears as though the suspects are removing the converters with a reciprocating saw or screwdriver.

New leader to take control of Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville

New leader to take control of Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville

New leader to take control of Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville
TheReporter.com
The Nut Tree Airport in Vacaville has a new leader after the last one left abruptly two months ago. Wednesday, Solano County announced in a press release that Dave Daly is the new manager for the Nut Tree ...

Law enforcement plan DUI checkpoint, patrols Memorial Day weekend

Law enforcement plan DUI checkpoint, patrols Memorial Day weekend

DAVIS - For this holiday Memorial Day weekend, extra DUI Roving Patrols will be assigned by police and sheriff within the cities of Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento and Woodland. Sheriff’s deputies will staff extra DUI units in the un-incorporated areas of Yolo County.

A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted in the Davis area on Friday, May 27 from 7:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. CHP will assign 80 percent of all available officers to the region’s freeways and unincorporated roads beginning 6 p.m. Friday through midnight Monday, May 30.

"Avoid the 8" in Yolo County brings law enforcement agencies together in countywide clusters to crack down on drinking drivers and reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by alcohol related crashes.

Vacaville PD to enforce 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

Vacaville PD to enforce 'Click It or Ticket' campaign

VACAVILLE - As families across California plan for upcoming spring travel, there’s not much you can do to control the cost of filling up the gas tank, but you can avoid a costly ticket by making sure that everyone in the car wears their seat belt. Law enforcement throughout the state, including the Vacaville Police Department will be looking for unbelted drivers and passengers as part of the 2011 Click It or Ticket mobilization, May 23 – June 5. The fines and fees for first time adult seat belt violations is a minimum of $142. For children under 16, the fine is $445 for a first time offense.

Because nighttime passenger vehicle occupants are among those least likely to buckle up and most likely to die in crashes when unrestrained, nighttime enforcement has become a priority of the Click It or Ticket mobilization.

Free child car safety seat check-up set for June 11

Free child car safety seat check-up set for June 11

WOODLAND - On Saturday, June 11, the California Highway Patrol will host a free child safety check-up event where parents/caregivers can receive assistance on the installation of their Child Passenger Restraint (CPR) system. Trained personnel who have been certified through National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations standardized child passenger safety technician program will perform inspections on all CPR systems located in each vehicle attending the check-up event.

The safety seat check-up will take place from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Yolo County Fairgrounds, located at 1250 East Gum Avenue.

The purpose of CHP’s CPR program is to assist in reducing the mileage death rate among children, by providing the community with awareness and education related to child passenger safety laws through traffic safety presentations and child safety seat check-up events.