Category Archives: City of Folsom

Dog Dies in Hot Car

A Rancho Cordova woman was arrested after leaving her Pomeranian/Shih Tzy puppy “Gizmo” in her car in the Winco

City Manager Retiring

Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller has announced that he will be retiring on October 15.

Robbery Suspect Sought

At 9:20 a.m. the Umpqua Bank, 2779 East Bidwell Street #400, was robbed (gun implied,

Siefkin Library Closing

One of the least-known secrets in Folsom is closing its doors. The Folsom Library opened

Explosion Injures Three

An explosion on Briar Cliff Drive has injured three, including a 3-year old child with

Annexation Approved

Folsom City Council voted to bid on annexing 3,500 acres of land south of US

Fast Food Scammers Busted

Katheran Willis, 24, and James Armstrong, 41, were arrested for a scam in which they

Summer Begins!

The soggy weather looks like it’s behind us, and school is out – summer can

Scammers on the Prowl

Folsom Police are alerting businesses to watch out for scammers, calling chains claiming they are

Soggy Suspect In Custody

Folsom Police nabbed a suspect of a rash of burglaries in the area. Eric Joseph

City Newsletter Online

The city newsletter is online… highlights include the new police chief, Sutter Street Celebration, AMGEN

Sutter Street Unveils May 7

The finishing touches are being applied to Historic Sutter Street, and a huge party is

Run With Nature Signups Open

Early Bird registration for the 28th annual Run With Nature 5K/10 and Wild Way are

Folsom Names New Police Chief

Cynthia Renaud has been named as the new Folsom Police Chief, where she will assume

Sutter Street Re-Opening May 7

Mark your calendars – Sutter Street is putting on the finishing touches on the revitalization

Train Museum Moving

The Folsom Train Museum on Wool Street (next to the Chamber of Commerce) is on

Burglary Ring Busted

Folsom Police responded to a business alarm at Hobby Town USA Sunday morning, and were

2 Arrested After House Fire

A Folsom couple were charged for negligence after they escaped a house fire on Oakdale

Juveniles Arrested for Robbery

Police have arrested two juveniles suspected of robbing a woman near Iron Point Light Rail

Folsom Police ID Shooting Suspect

In November, two out-of-towners met in Folsom For a drug deal. The buyer had a

Folsom Names New Fire Chief

The City of Folsom named Ron Phillips as the new fire chief, following Dan Haverty’s

Crime Wave Over Break

So far, 11 Folsom homeowners have been victim to an apparent burglary spree in Folsom

At-Risk Adult Missing

David Strobehn, 66, is 5’9”, 130 pounds, with gray curly hair and blue eyes, was

Premiere West Bank Robbed

Premiere West Bank was robbed this evening as a man brandishing a concealed weapon demanded

Occupied Home Broken Into

Last night three burglars were caught after breaking into an occupied home. They broke in

Stabbing at Folsom Party

A Folsom party on Montrose was crashed by some unwanted guests and soon led to

Drug Deal Goes Bad

OK, there will be a quiz… A drug deal went sour and turned in to

Fire Chief to Retire

Dan Haverty, Folsom’s fire chief since 2007, is going to retire in October. No word

Skimmers Busted

Folsom police have arrested two brothers in connection with a credit card skimming scheme. Murad

Arrest Made in December Homicide

An Elk Grove man has been arrested for murder, rape, and burglary after being pulled

8 Police Officers Let Go

Folsom Police had to cut 8 officers, and may cut up to 4 more, due

WalMart Stabbing; Suspect In Custody

A manager at WalMart tried to confront a shoplifter and was stabbed multiple times today.

Boy Saved By Off-Duty Fire Captain

Captain Eric Lefkove is credited with saving a young man’s life, following a personal watercraft

Stolen Loot Found on Craigslist

A Folsom family preparing to replace $2200 in stolen property searched Craigslist and discovered their

City Looking to Cut 50 Jobs

Further budget cuts will likely hit the city in the next fiscal year. 50 jobs

One Dead in Truck-SUV Crash

The driver of a truck was killed after he apparently ran a stop sign and

Folsom PD Named in Taser Lawsuit

Folsom and members of its police force have been named in a lawsuit involving a

Collision Outside City Slickers Sports Bar

A collision involving a truck and pedestrian outside the City Slickers sports bar left the

Police Equine Unit Saved

Recent cutbacks in budgets have caused many police forces to drop their mounted patrol units

Found Body ID’d

A decomposed body recently found by a few kids was finally identified. 44-year-old Earl Barrett