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Dixon Real Estate Salesman/Bank Robber Convicted of Mail Fraud, Could Serve 30 Years

On September 22, U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner announced that a federal jury had found former real estate salesman and convicted bank robber Hubert Rotteveel, 52, a resident of Dixon, guilty of one count of mail fraud in connection with his role in a mortgage fraud scam. Rotteveel, according to court testimony, sold 13 Dixon properties that were purchased by ...Full Article

Prosecutors Drop Embezzlement Charges Against Vacaville Coach For Now

The Solano County District Attorney’s Office filed a motion on September 16 to drop charges of embezzlement against the Vanden High School head football coach. Levon Haynes, 42, had ...Full Article

Preliminary Hearing Set for Vacaville Pastor’s Firebombing Trial

The preliminary hearing for the trial of the Baptist pastor accused in January of firebombing his former girlfriend’s family home has been set for September 26. Pastor Mark Lewis, ...Full Article

After High-Speed Getaway From No Crime, Man Lands In Canal.

The driver of a vehicle that led police in a pursuit reaching speeds upwards of 70 mph through suburban Fairfield eventually plunged into the waters of the Putah Creek ...Full Article

Hit and Run Suspect in Bicyclist’s Death Identified

In March, 2014, an Alamo man, Dan Taylor, 72, of Alamo was struck and killed as he rode his bicycle along Putah Creek Road near Winters. On September 10, ...Full Article

CHP Arrests Armed Felon in Santa Rosa

SANTA ROSA – Sunday evening September 7th at approximately 9:30 p.m., a California Highway Patrol officer patrolling northbound Highway 101 observed a black sedan entering the freeway at a ...Full Article

Solano Inmate Sues Jail for $4.5 Million Over 21 Cents Postage Due, Among Other Things.

A Solano County Jail inmate with a long rap sheet dating back more than ten years, and who is now serving time for two felony theft charges, has sued ...Full Article

Suspects in Gang-Related Shooting in Fairfield Jailed

Michael J. Rodriguez, 22, and Juan F. Sagredo-Sanchez, 17, both residents of Fairfield, have been in jail since they were taken into custody after a gang-related brawl took place ...Full Article

Costco employees report fraudulent credit card transactions totaling more than $60,000

30-year-old Geino Earl Gosey Jr., A.K.A. Tran Viet Quoc, faces 16 charges under PC 530.5(a), Felony possession of identity through the use of a credit card, and grand theft ...Full Article

Vacaville Homicide Suspect Arrested After High-Speed Pursuit

Back on July 31, after a male with a chest wound was admitted to Vaca Valley Hospital Emergency Room, hospital staff notified Vacaville Police. The victim, Aurelio Pena-Lemus, 22 ...Full Article
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