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Teen arrested in connection to south Sacramento rape

Teen arrested in connection to south Sacramento rape

SACRAMENTO, CA - Deputies arrested a teenager in connection to the rape of a 64-year-old two months ago.

The 15-year-old boy is accused of breaking into the woman's apartment on the 4900 block of El Paraiso Avenue on Feb. 6 around 6:15 p.m., Sacramento County sheriff's Sgt. Jason Ramos said.

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The woman tried to escape from the teen, but he overpowered her and sexually assaulted her, Ramos said. The teen then stole money and other items, then ran from the apartment.

The boy was arrested at a home in Sacramento County Tuesday afternoon.

Ramos said the teen was booked into Sacramento County Juvenile Detention Center for robbery, burglary, forcible rape, elder abuse and injury to a telephone line.

Sac deputies arrest suspect in early morning crime spree

SACRAMENTO, CA - A very early morning police pursuit in Sacramento began with a convenience store robbery and concluded with a man taken into custody on suspicion of committing multiple crimes.

According to the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, an armed man robbed the Quik Stop at 3920 Fruitridge Road just before 1 a.m.. He fled the scene on foot. Approximately 10 minutes later, there was a report of an intruder with a gun trying to rob a homeowner on the 5900 block of 39th Street. The victim said there was a knock on the door and when the victim said he opened the door, a man brandishing a gun forced his way in and demanded money.

It wasn't clear if the intruder got money but he stole the victim's car. A sheriff's deputy spotted the stolen car on 14th Avenue about 1:45 a.m. and gave chase.

The pursuit ended at McClatchy Park on 5th Avenue where Emanuel Looney, 28, was arrested.

Sacramento police investigate series of apt. laundry room burglaries

SACRAMENTO, CA - Police are investigating six thefts of coin-collecting mechanisms from the laundry rooms of Sacramento apartment complexes.

In one case, one robber brandished a gun at a tenant and in two other crimes, an entire coin-operated washing machine and dryers were taken.

Police think the same two people broke into the laundry rooms. They were described as men, black, 25 to 30 years old. One of them was described by witnesses as having a thin build and short Afro-style hair and a goatee.

UPDATE: Man found shot to death on Sacramento street ID'd

SACRAMENTO - A man was found shot to death in the North Oak Park area of Sacramento Friday morning.

According to Sacramento police officer Michele Gigante, officers were called to the area of 35th Street and 26th Ave. at 4:06 a.m.  following reports of gunshots fired.

Upon arrival, officers found an unresponsive man, later identified as Dalando D. Barconey, 23, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Sacramento firefighters were called to the scene and declared the Barconey dead.

Homicide and Crime Scene Investigators were then called to assist with the investigation.

No information was provided on possible suspects or a motive in the shooting, but a dark sedan, possibly involved, was seen in the area around the time of the shooting, said Gigante.

Ex-cop pleads no contest to false DUI reports

SACRAMENTO, CA - A police officer accused of filing false DUI reports, causing the cases to be thrown out, pled no contest more than two years after he was charged.

Former Sacramento police officer Brandon Mullock, 27, was charged with four felony charges - one count of perjury, three counts of filing false police reports, Sacramento County District Attorney Office spokesperson Shelly Orio said.

Mullock resigned from the police department in August 2010.

Orio said during the investigation, the police department and the D.A.'s office found the Mullock lied about DUI suspects refusing to do field sobriety tests, staggering or slurring their speech, and suspects making incriminating statements about being drunk.

Masked men sexually assault woman in park

SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA - An organized attack on a young woman last week has many still afraid to walk through a park in south Sacramento.

On the evening of March 13, the victim, a 21-year-old woman, was sitting alone in the Countryside Community Park, near East Stockton Boulevard and Power Inn Road, when she was approached by three men, Sacramento County sheriff's deputies said. The suspects were all wearing black hooded sweatshirts, black gloves and black plastic masks.

The men then worked as a team to sexually assault the woman. Deputies said one of the suspects grabbed the victim and actually carried her over his shoulder to a secluded area of the park. That's where he and another man held her down, while still the third attacker groped her and lifted his mask to lick her neck.

As the victim tried to get away, one of the attackers punched her. When the woman noticed people walking nearby, she screamed for help and the suspects ran away.

Mother and daughter pled guilty to Sacramento burglaries

SACRAMENTO, CA - A mother and daughter entered guilty pleas to a string of burglaries and will each receive an eight-year prison term at their sentencing next month, says a Sacramento County district attorney spokesperson.

Helen Costello and daughter Shirley Costello were accused of targeting elderly residents in the Tahoe Park, Arden Arcade and Meadowview neighborhoods, said D.A. spokesperson Shelly Orio. Their ploy was go up to potential victims and act like a former neighbor or pretend they were thinking of buying in the neighborhood or buying a used car. They would gain entrance to the resident's home and one would distract the victim while the other stole valuables.

In one case, the women asked if the child with them could use the bathroom so they could get into the residence and burglarize it, Sacramento police said.

The pair pled to five counts of felony burglary.