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Police still investigating shooting near Folsom Lake College

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)

Marquala Brown, Social Media Manager

May 6, 2020

The Los Rios Police Department is investigating an aggravated assault that happened at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12. According to the LRPD, the attack happened on the sidewalk across the street from the campus on El Caprice Drive around 2:34 p.m. The unknown suspect...

LRPD releases 2019 Clery Report crime statistics

The 2019 Clery Report was published by the Los Rios Police Department on Sept. 27, 2019 showing a trend of fewer reported crimes across Los Rios Campuses. (Courtesy Art)

Colin Bartley

November 6, 2019

The Los Rios annual Clery Report for 2019 was published by the Los Rios Police Department on Sept. 27, 2019 in a district-wide email. The Clery Report is an annual report that is published every year by Oct. 1 by universities detailing the number of crimes reported on campuses according the clery re...

Sacramento police arrest suspect in deadly shooting near ARC’s Natomas Center

File photo.

Jennah Booth

December 12, 2018

Sacramento Police responded to a deadly shooting that took place Tuesday night in the 2400 block of Del Paso Road, near American River College’s Natomas Center campus. Police posted a report on Twitter, then later confirmed at the scene, that one victim died from gun-related injuries. The Los ...

Breaking News: Student arrested at CRC for weapon violation

The Rancho Cordova Police Department has yet to identify the suspect involved in the shooting of a non-student at the Folsom Lake College Rancho Cordova Center on April 12, 2020. (File Photo)

Jennah Booth

October 25, 2018

The Los Rios Police Department arrested a student near the parking structure at Cosumnes River College on Wednesday for an on-campus weapon violation. The incident prompted the LRPD to send out a district-wide Rave Alert at 5:46 p.m. warning students and staff to avoid the parking structure area, a...

Breaking News: Two students charged with battery on first day of classes

Los Rios Community College officer Joe Quirarte and a fellow officer detain two suspects of a potential altercation at American River College on Aug. 27, 2019. (File Photo)

Jennah Booth

August 27, 2018

The Los Rios Police Department arrested two female students after a third female student reported being assaulted Monday morning. American River College’s Public Information Officer, Scott Crow spoke to the Current through e-mail. “The victim suffered minor injuries and did not require medical trea...

Breaking News: Man allegedly threatens to assault two female students in library

Los Rios Police Department patrol car. (Photo by John Ennis)

Luis Gael

September 28, 2017

According to an email sent out by the Los Rios Police Department, officers were dispatched to the ARC library after receiving reports that a suspicious subject allegedly made threatening statements to two female students in a third floor study room at 6:40 p.m. today. No physical contact was made...

Twin brothers, one a former ARC student, arraigned on murder charges

Brothers Cody and Kevin Martinez were arraigned Wednesday on charges of attempted murder and probation violation. Cody (left) is a former American River College Student. (Photo courtesy of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)

Matthew Peirson

March 7, 2016

Two brothers, one a former American River College student, were arraigned on charges of attempted murder and probation violation Wednesday, according to the Sacramento Police Department. Cody and Kevin Martinez got into an argument with their mother and stepfather and stabbed each of them multiple time...

ARC student pleads not guilty in terror related case

Aws Al-Jayab, who attended American River College in Fall 2015, was denied bail and pled guilty after being arrested on a charge of making false statements during an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
(Screencapture from Al-Jayab's Facebook page)

Jordan Schauberger

January 28, 2016

Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab, 23, who attended ARC as recently as fall 2015, was arrested on Jan. 7 in connection with a federal terror probe. He pled not guilty Friday to a charge of making false statements during an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Al-Jayab was denied bail and ...

Update: American River College student arrested in terror case denied bail

ARC Student Aws Al-Jayad was arrested Thursday on charges stemming from a terror-related case. (Screencapture from Al-Jayab's Facebook page)

Jordan Schauberger

January 8, 2016

The American River College student arrested Thursday on terrorism-related charges was denied bail at his first court hearing in Sacramento on Friday. Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab, 23, who attended ARC as recently as fall 2015, faces up to eight years in prison for lying to federal investigators a...

Police search for man in vicinity of ARC

Two Sheriff's Department cars sit outside of the Sacramento Metro Fire District Station near College Oak Drive and Saddlerock Way. Police are searching for a man who they allege to have hit a California Highway Patrol car using a stolen vehicle.
(Photo by Jordan Schauberger)

Jordan Schauberger

December 10, 2015

The area surrounding American River College saw heightened police activity Thursday in response to a man who, according to police, evaded officers following a hit-and-run incident involving a California Highway Patrol vehicle. According to an email sent out by the ARC communications office, the situation i...

Police chase in parking structure leaves student injured, witnesses shaken

Debris remains on the second floor of the parking structure at American River College the day after a hit and run incident occurred during a police chase. (Photo by Barbara Harvey)

Barbara Harvey

November 18, 2015

A police chase in the American River College parking structure Tuesday night left one pedestrian injured and several students shaken after the suspect collided with a parked car, which then rammed into a pedestrian, police said. ARC students Chelsea Christensen, Damier Currey and Molly McGhee were...

Carmichael man never fired at police, sheriff says

A police officer photographs the scene of a shooting that left one man dead on Cypress Avenue near Garfield Avenue on Thursday. Adrienee Ludd was killed by police during a confrontation, although he did not fire his gun. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

October 24, 2015

Update, Feb. 25, 2016 at 5:43.: An earlier version of this story incorrectly spelled Adriene Ludd's name as Adrienne Ludd. This led to his name not showing up in the ARC database when his name was searched to verify that he was a student at ARC. Ludd did attend ARC. Update, Oct. 26, 2015 at 2:54...

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