HOMICIDE SPD #19-190076 CS TIP #20-005 February 04, 2020
The Sacramento Police Department is currently seeking the public’s help to Identify the persons responsible for this crime.
On Sunday, June 15, 2019, at approximately 11:19 PM, officers from the Sacramento Police Department responded to the 800 block of Calvados Avenue regarding a shooting. Officers arrived and located two victims with multiple gunshot wounds. One of the victims was identified as James Your. Officers immediately took lifesaving measures until relieved by Sacramento Fire Department personnel.
Both victims were transported to a local area hospital. Despite life-saving efforts, James Your succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The other male adult sustained anon-life-threatening injury. Officers conducted a canvass of the area and located multiple witnesses and evidence.
Homicide investigators do not believe this was a random act, and that incidents as far away as Shasta County may be related to the death of James Your.
HOMICIDE SPD Case# 15-182055 CS #15-022 January 14, 2020
On Sunday, JUNE 28, 2015, at approximately 11:20 AM, the victim, ANTHONY BARAJAS, was shot and killed by an unknown assailant as he was driving on Meadowview Road. The Suspect’s vehicle is pictured here.
The Sacramento Police Department has pursued and exhausted all investigative leads, and to date, the murder of Anthony Barajas remains unsolved.
On December 30, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a proclamation authorizing a reward in the amount of $50,000 for new information leading to the arrest and conviction in a California court of any person who has committed or is charged with the commission of the murder of Anthony Barajas.
HOMICIDE, Elk Grove Tip #19-042 November 12, 2019
On March 4, 2011, Gurmej Singh Atwal, 78, and Surinder Singh, 65, who wore turbans and kept beards as articles of their Sikh faith, were walking along Stockton Boulevard when an unknown assailant shot at them from what police believe was a gold or tan raised pickup truck. Singh died on the scene. Atwal died about a month later.
FATAL HIT AND RUN, Elk Grove Crime Stoppers Tip #19-041 November 08, 2019
On November 7, 2019, at 6:04 p.m., officers responded to the area of Waterman Road and Sheldon Road in Elk Grove regarding a person lying in the roadway that had been hit by a vehicle. When officers arrived, they discovered an unresponsive 85-year-old male lying in the roadway of Waterman Road, north of Sheldon Road.
Officers and medical personnel were unable to revive the man who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was standing on the west shoulder of Waterman Road just prior to the collision. The suspect vehicle was traveling northbound on Waterman Road when the vehicle veered across the roadway, for an unknown reason, and struck the victim. Witnesses described seeing a red-colored SUV with moderate to major front-end damage flee the scene northbound on Waterman Road and then made a westbound turn onto Calvine Road. The driver was described as a Caucasian or Hispanic male. Based on evidence recovered at the scene and the investigation, investigators believe the suspect vehicle to be a late 1980s to early 2000s GMC or Chevrolet SUV.
FATAL HIT AND RUN SACRAMENTO CHP 19-02 January 29, 2019
On January 27, 2019 at approximately 6:18 pm, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) received reports of a traffic collision on Walerga Road at Big Cloud Way. It was determined that an SUV and a motorcyclist, who was riding a 2006 Honda Shadow motorcycle, were traveling southbound on Walerga Road when a collision occurred between the two parties. CHP and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire Department personnel arrived on scene and discovered the motorcyclist, a 27 year old man from Foothill Farms, was deceased from the collision. The driver of the SUV immediately fled the collision scene and has not been located.
The SUV has been described as a newer model large black SUV similar to a Cadillac Escalade or Chevy Suburban with tinted windows and possible damage to its right rear.
Homicide Victim Joseph "Junebug" Ray SPD #93-44597 CS Tip #18-032 December 11, 2018
On May 27, 1993 at during the early hours of the morning Victim Joseph “Junebug” RAY and two witnesses were standing outside near the corner of Roanoke Ave and Clarkson Ct, near Grant High School in Del Paso Heights. A brown 4-door sedan drove by on Roanoke. There were at least three male black adults observed inside the vehicle. When the sedan reached Clarkson Ct, several shots were fired from the sedan which continued driving out of the area. Victim RAY sustained a gunshot wound that left him paralyzed from the waist down. He would live the following 25 years disabled in a wheelchair.
A subsequent investigation into the shooting ensued in 1993. Detectives at that time had information to believe that Victim RAY had problems with someone earlier in the night. Detectives had information that someone named “Chief” was involved in some way. However, since the investigation was closed in 1993 there is now limited information regarding this case.
Victim RAY died in October 2018. It was determined that the cause of his death was related to his injuries sustained during the 1993 shooting. The investigation was reopened as a homicide investigation. Detectives are hoping that anyone with information related to the 1993 shooting will come forward. Crime Stoppers will provide a CASH REWARD in some cases to those who provide information that leads to an arrest.
Sacramento Crime Stoppers Tip #18-032, SPD #93-44597
FATAL HIT AND RUN / STOCKTON BL/ JENSEN SAC December 09, 2018
On October 23, 2019, at approximately 5:05 AM, Samuel J. Treas, 54, was crossing the street at Stockton Boulevard and Jensen when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver. Mr. Treas was crossing with the light and was in the crosswalk. The vehicle was a 2013 to 2015 black Nissan Altima sedan. The vehicle would have sustained significant damage to the right side and mirror.
Mr. Treas died from his injuries on November 18, 2018. He was a retired Sacramento Regional Transit Operator and was married to his wife Kristine for 26 years. He leaves behind two children, a son, 20 and a daughter, 17
Crime Stoppers Tip #18-027, Homicide, SPD #18-314421 November 27, 2018
The Sacramento Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the person responsible for this crime.
On May 5, 2018, Victim Roy Eunice was taking the trash out when he was confronted by two subjects and shot once to his upper torso. He was able to stumble into his apartment and ask his twin 10-year-old daughters for help. They bravely called 911 and put pressure on his wound but were unable to save their father. This will be the first Christmas without their father and the family would like nothing more than to see this homicide get solved.
The incident occurred in the Oak Park (4th Ave Park) neighborhood and BOE gangsters are suspected to be involved. Crime Stoppers is willing to pay up to $1000 for information that leads to an arrest. You can make a tip and remain anonymous.
Crime Stoppers Tip #18-025, Homicide SPD #18-153220 November 27, 2018
The Sacramento Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying the person responsible for this crime.
In the early morning hours of May 22, 2018, RC CARRIER was sitting in his vehicle in the area of Grand Avenue and Dry Creek Road. CARRIER was shot multiple times and did not survive his injuries.
Halley Wing - El Dorado County Homicide - EDSO #P86-13044 November 06, 2018
On June 2, 1986, 76-year-old Halley Wing, a grandfather and former law enforcement officer, was gunned down in the driveway of his son's ranch in the small town of Rescue.
The day of the murder, the family had plans to celebrate his son's 49th birthday when Halley noticed a blue sedan driving up the driveway to his son's empty home, which was next door to his home on the adjoining property. Halley drove over to investigate while his wife, Bernice, watched through binoculars and observed one of the two suspects get into the passenger side of Halley's car and opened fire.
The following items were stolen the day of the murder. El Dorado County Code Case Task Force believe someone may have unknowingly purchases, received, and/or have one of the items and not know it. It could be a clue that identifies the killers:
Three jewelry boxes: 1) walnut type wood, 2) shiny finish wood chest approximately 8 inches by 8 inches by 12 inches, and 3) low profile jewelry box 6 inches by 8 inches by 12 inches.
Two high school class rings: 1) El Dorado High School 1965 with blue stone, and 2) El Dorado High School 1957 with blue stone.
Guns: 1) 12 gauge Supermatic "High Standard" Model C-100 with the initials "F.D." near the end of the barrel, 2) Remington .22 caliber Score Master Model 511 rifle with "R779" on left side of the barrel near bolt and "W27" on the right side, 3) Winchester 12-gauge Model 97 antique with tape on the pistol grip, and 4) Winchester 30/30 lever-action Model 94 with serial number 1159528.
Lee Hassler - El Dorado County Homicide - EG 76-12572 November 06, 2018
On October 6, 1976, Lee Hassler's body was found wrapped in a tarp which was then bound with rope. Mr. Hassler was clothed except for footwear.
Mr. Hassler's body was tossed over the American River bank near Mile Marker 41.47 on highway 50, and an autopsy later revealed that he had two gunshots to his head. Victim's car was located about three weeks later in the Kaiser Hospital parking lot in Richmond, California, and two unidentified fingerprints were found in the vehicle. During the autopsy, the slugs were retrieved from his body but were damaged and could only be approximated as being .22 caliber.
Mr. Hassler had been in Germany just prior to his murder and had told his brother that he came home early because someone cheated him and he was going to take care of it. He told a friend that he had a problem with one of his business associates.
A Confidential Informant working with the Oakland Police Department advised that Mr. Hassler was selling "base" for LSD, bringing it in from Germany. According to information, Mr. Hassler's business associate was a mule for him and cheated him by selling the base for a higher price to customers and not giving him the money.
Another Confidential Informant told detectives that two young men that the victim trusted had killed him. This Informant further added that Lee had gotten in his car with the two young men and had $11,000 with him.
Mr. Hassler's business associate was interviewed and was very evasive and untruthful about his true name, as well as when and where he had last seen Mr. Hassler.
Susan McLaughlin - El Dorado County Homicide EG #73-1596 October 16, 2018
On Friday, March 2, 1973 Susan McLaughlin, a 19 year old Berkeley college student, left to catch a Greyhound bus to visit her family and her boyfriend in the Sacramento area. It was determined by several witnesses that Ms McLaughlin had actually caught the bus and made it to the Greyhound bus depot in Sacramento.
Susan had packed a backpack type bag containing her clothes for her weekend stay. On March 3, 1973, a citizen found her bag alongside Highway 50 between the Sacramento and the South Lake Tahoe area. Not knowing the connection of the bag to any reported crime; it was collected as found property at the time by local law enforcement.
Susan was reported missing on Sunday March 5, 1973 by both her mother and her boyfriend, after she didn’t show up as scheduled. On March 10, 1973, Susan’s half naked body was discovered in a remote area, approximately 100 yards off Highway 50, and 2.3 mile east of the small town of Kyburz by some Canadian tourists. Detectives determined that the suspect or suspects had brutally attacked her in a sexual manner.
Jenny Claire Campbell - El Dorado County Homicide #EG81-9688 October 16, 2018
On May 10,1981,about 3:30 AM, 17-year-old Jenny Claire Campbell left her boyfriend's
Rancho Cordova residence after an argument to hitchhike to her mother's home two miles away. Ms Campbell was last seen at the intersection of La Lorna Street and Folsom Boulevard
On May 10, 1981, 1:20 PM, Jenny’s nude body was found off Salmon Falls Road, about one mile north of Green Valley Road. Her body was found "sprawled," face down and her skull crushed by a rock (a bloody rock was found nearby the body). Her body was partially covered (from the waist up) with tree limbs and rocks and her clothes and purse were found scattered along Salmon Falls Road a few miles from the crime scene. Investigators determined that she had been killed at the scene and there was "other pieces of evidence found at scene".
On May 12, 1981, victim was identified. Investigators were informed by the family that a silver and turquoise ring was missing from her body.
Julie Schossow and Marilyn Putt - El Dorado County Homicides EG #82-10798 October 16, 2018
Julie Schossow and Marilyn Putt were close friends and both worked as blackjack dealers at the Harrah's Casino in South Lake Tahoe and were closely associated with Harrah's Casino employees. Both victims were together when they disappeared from their home around midnight of January 12, or early hours of January 13, 1982. Investigation determined that both victims were very likely kidnapped that evening and held captive for approximately (3) months at an unknown location most likely somewhere between South Lake Tahoe and the Placerville areas.
On June 6, 1982, almost six months later, the body of Marilyn Putt was discovered in the South Fork of the American River, one mile west of an area known as Chili Bar (Highway 193) not far from the small town of Placerville. Her body had been weighted down with chains and binding material and the cause of death appears to be ligature strangulation, with the time of death being estimated at 6-8 weeks prior to her body being found.
One month later, on July 9, 1982, the body of Julie Schossow was discovered also in the South Fork of the American River, approximately 150 yards from where Marilyn Putt's body had been discovered. She had a cord tightly wrapped around her neck two times and the coroner could not rule out the fact that she may have been bound together with Marilyn Putt. The cause of death appears to be ligature strangulation, with the time of death being estimated at 6-8 weeks prior to her body being found.
Sacramento PD Coroner case 16-05119 August 16, 2018
BRIEF SUMMARY OF CRIME:On October 19, 2016, the Sacramento Police Department was called to the area of Connie Drive regarding a female who was carrying a human skull attached to a stick. Officers made contact with a female transient who showed the human skull to officers. She led the officers to the rest of the remains which were located in a vacant lot amidst an apparent homeless camp.
The remains were later identified as Mai Ker Thao (pictured below), a transient who frequented the area. Detectives are seeking information regarding Mai Ker Thao’s associates during the summer of 2016.
Crime Stoppers Tip #18-005, Unsolved Homicide, 1-year anniversary SPD 17-131242 May 18, 2018
Sacramento Police are seeking the public’s help with any information that may lead to the suspects responsible for this homicide.
On May 9, 2017 around 4:40 PM, 31-year-old Jerrick SLOCUMB was shot and killed in front of his residence in the 3300 Block of 6th Ave.
Attached are two photos of the victim, and surveillance video of two suspect vehicles, a blue or black Dodge Charger followed by a Tan or Gold colored minivan, fleeing eastbound on 6th Ave just after the shooting. (Disregard the grey Honda pictured just before the minivan, it was not involved).
Sacramento PD Unsolved Homicide of Ronnie Lee Jones Cooner's case #16-05883 November 28, 2017
On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016 at 2:06 AM, the Sacramento Police Department received a Shot Spotter activation in the 100 block of Redondo Avenue. Shortly thereafter a citizen called 911 and reported that someone was just shot. Officers and Fire personnel responded to the scene where they located Victim Ronnie Jones unresponsive. He had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Based on the investigation, it was determined Jones and a known associate were sitting in a vehicle parked in a driveway when they were approached by two male suspects armed with firearms. The suspects fired multiple rounds into the vehicle fatally wounding Jones. The suspects fled the scene on foot.
Crime Stoppers Tip #17-028, Homicide, SSD 17-388196 November 28, 2017
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Homicide Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating the vehicle in the photo. Detectives have identified this vehicle as a 1999 Infiniti 4 door sedan, California license plate 6WQA315. This vehicle is dark green in color with chrome 20” wheels and has a white passenger side front fender (as seen in photo).
This vehicle belongs to Jeffrey Turner who was carjacked and murdered two days prior to Thanksgiving and shortly before he was due to pick up his granddaughter for a doctor’s appointment. Turner’s vehicle is still outstanding and may have minor front-end damage. Detectives believe the vehicle may still be in the Sacramento area.
Elk Grove Police Unsolved Homicides October 31, 2017
On Friday, March 4, 2011 at 4:29 p.m., the Elk Grove Police Department responded to an emergency call regarding two men who had been shot. The caller indicated that the men were lying on the sidewalk on E. Stockton Blvd. south of Geneva Pointe Drive near the Park-n-Ride. Upon arrival, officers and emergency personnel discovered two men suffering from gunshot wounds to their upper torso. The victims were 65-year-old Surinder Singh and 78-year-old Gurmej Atwal.
Sacramento Sheriff Unsolved Homicide of Deputy Jeff Mitchell October 31, 2017
Deputy Jeff Mitchell was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop on a white van in the area of Dillard Road and Meiss Road at approximately 3:30 am. on October 27, 2006.