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Man arrested after standoff with Sacramento police

SACRAMENTO, CA - A man was arrested by police after barricading himself in his Oak Park home for more than four hours Saturday night.

Sacramento police responded to the 3400 block of San Jose Way after getting a call about a man shooting at the caller's daughter around 7:04 p.m. The caller said the man yelled at the victim for parking her car in front his home, pointed a gun at her and fired.

When police arrived at the scene, the man would not come out of the house. SWAT and a hostage negotiations team were called to help in the standoff.

At about 11:30 p.m. the man exited his home and was taken into police custody.

Alan Myles, 52, was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, resisting arrest and felon in possession of a firearm charges.

Man accused of DUI in fatal Northgate Blvd. crash

SACRAMENTO, CA - An arrest has been made in a Sunday early morning crash in which a passenger died.

Christopher Lee Daniels, 29, of Sacramento, was ejected when the car in he was in drifted off of Northgate Boulevard south of West Stadium Lane and ran into a tree, splitting in half, said Officer Lizz Dutton with the California Highway Patrol. Daniels was ejected from the 2010 black Chevrolet Camaro. First responders pronounced him dead at the scene.

Dutton said the man behind the wheel, Sir Von Church, 33, of Fairfield, suffered minor injuries and was treated at an area hospital. Upon Church's release, Dutton said he was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter, felony driving under the influence, and driving on a suspended driver's license. Church was booked into Sacramento County Jail.

Police: Sacramento youth baseball coach arrested for molestation

SACRAMENTO, CA - A Sacramento man faces allegations he molested a teenage relative on multiple occasions over the past four years, says the Sacramento Police Department.

Daniel Kirk, 42, was taken into custody Friday following an investigation.

The alleged sexual abuse took place at least once in Sacramento and on other occasions outside of the jurisdiction, investigators say.

Kirk is a coach for a youth baseball team in the north part of the city. Detectives urged anyone who may have been victimized by Kirk to contact their dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Suspect wanted in North Sacramento armed robbery

SACRAMENTO, CA - Police search for a man who robbed pay day loans business in North Sacramento Friday morning.

The man entered the Advance America on the 1500 block of West El Camino around 10:30 a.m. and threatened the clerk with a handgun, the Sacramento Police Department said.

The suspect ordered the victim to give him money and then demanded to be let into the safe. He then stole money in the safe and then ran away from the scene.

Police said the man was captured on surveillance video at the business. He is described as a black man in his 20s, 5'8" tall, weighing 140 to 150 pounds, with a thin mustache. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, white athletic shoes and a black ball cap with a possible Adidas logo.

Suspected burglars evade police in overnight search

SACRAMENTO - The search for two people police say broke into a Sacramento home and stole some electronic devices turned up empty Monday morning.

Officers at the scene near 24th St. and U St. said a person called police around 3 a.m. after they claimed to have seen the individuals enter their neighbor's home while the neighbor was sleeping.

Police arrived and saw two people, appearing to be men, walking away from the home. When the men spotted the officers, they fled, said police.

A perimeter was then established to search for the suspected intruders, but nobody was located.

The perimeter was taken down and the scene cleared by 4:39 a.m.

A laptop computer and Sony Playstation video game system were stolen in the burglary, said police.

The individuals who fled were last seen wearing dark pants and grey hoodies, according to police.

Man killed in North Sacramento neighborhood

SACRAMENTO, CA - A man was shot and killed in a North Sacramento apartment complex Friday night.

Sacramento police responded to the 600 block of Plaza Avenue around 7:53 p.m. after getting reports of a shooting, Officer Doug Morse said. The witness reported hearing multiple gunshots.

At the scene, police found a man in his 20s injured in the courtyard of the apartment complex. He was suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. Morse said just after 8 p.m., the fire department pronounced the man dead at the scene.

It is unclear what led to the shooting and motive behind the shooting is unknown.

Morse said there was no arrest and no suspect description. Police continue to investigate the shooting.

Sacramento ex-cop sentenced for falsified reports

SACRAMENTO, CA - A former Sacramento police officer was sentenced to five years in state prison with suspended execution Friday for falsifying police reports.

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette ordered Brandon Mullock, 28, to serve formal felony probation with one year in county jail.

Mullock's actions forced the Sacramento County District Attorney's Offices to dismiss 79 cases, most of them DUI arrests. There had been convictions in 73 of the cases, said D.A. spokesperson Shelly Orio, and they were set aside.

STORY: Sacramento D.A. dismisses 79 cases for alleged police misconduct

Mullock previously pleaded no contest to four felony charges: three counts of filing false police reports and one count of perjury as part of a plea deal.