Top Sacramento crime news: Water rescue was ‘false alarm’; man arrested for loitering at dorms; more

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By Hoodline - Published on September 18, 2019.

Read on for the top crime and emergency news you may have missed in Sacramento.

Water rescue was ‘false alarm’ at American River near Nimbus hatchery, Metro Fire says

Crews were dispatched for a possible water rescue operation on the American River near the Nimbus Fish Hatchery, but it turned out to be a false call, according to the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

Man, 36, arrested for reportedly loitering by Sac State dorms

A 36-year-old man was arrested last week at Sacramento State after reportedly hanging around the Residential Halls.

Read the full story on CBS13 CBS Sacramento.

Prosecutors postpone decision on seeking new trial of Lodi terror suspect Hamid Hayat

Federal prosecutors have postponed a decision on whether to seek a new trial against one-time Lodi terror suspect Hamid Hayat, who was released from prison in August after a judge ruled he did not receive an effective defense in his 2006 trial in Sacramento.

Read the full story on The Sacramento Bee.

Here’s an inside look at the work of Sacramento police forensic investigators

A footprint, a fingerprint or a small drop of saliva: Any one of these pieces of evidence could make the difference between a crime solved and one that ends up a cold case.

Read the full story on KCRA 3.

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