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What's up with the wave?

The mention of a wave can conjure up large powerful images of swelling waters or thousands of fans rising in unison from their stadium seats. A public figure can send fans into a d ...

Vet finds helpful hands

After losing everything, and living on the streets, one homeless veteran found strength and guidance from Folsom city officials. Sheldon Sigmon, 48, has been homeless for two years ...

Child porn collector sentenced to 10 years

Charles Douglas Johnson, 47, of Garden Valley was sentenced today to 10 years and one month in prison for receiving child pornography, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. ...

Crime picks up for police

Folsom Police were kept busy over the holiday weekend with a shooting and multiple residential burglaries. A reported marijuana deal turned south when bullets started flying Frida ...

City receives grant to rehire school resource officers

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded the City of Folsom a $1,242,777 grant to hire three full-time officers and was unanimously approved by Folsom City Council. “This allows u ...

Folsom's top law man reflects on nine years in post

Folsom Police Chief Sam Spiegel will retire after serving more than nine years as the department’s top law man. Spiegel is the second public safety department head to announce hi ...

Man arrested for sixth time on alcohol-related charges

A Folsom man landed behind bars for a sixth time after allegedly attempting to deliver groceries while intoxicated. Stephen Paladino, 52, who reportedly had a blood alcohol level ...

Folsom Crime Log, April 16-21

April 21 Albert Daniels, 23, of Rancho Cordova was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 12:32 a.m. on Folsom Auburn Road and Greenback Lane and booked into Sacra ...

Alleged thieves busted thanks to website

A Craigslist ad led to the arrest of two young men suspected of selling stolen property on the popular website. Walter Diaz, 21, of Carmichael and a 17-year-old were apprehended Ap ...

Pooch pilferers popped

A missing pooch, a ransom demand and a sting operation reunited a distraught dog owner with her precious pet and landed two people behind bars. It all began Saturday evening when B ...

Dice gets new role in life

By Penne Usher Telegraph Correspondent Dice spent part of his life on the National Harness Racing circuit then dedicated his career to law enforcement and now he will work with c ...

Mother's killer still unknown

It has been more than three months since the body of Alice Murphy was found in her Folsom home and to date no suspect has been identified in what is believed to be a homicide. Th ...

Booze sting nets 4

A recent Folsom undercover sting operation, aimed at stopping minors from procuring alcohol, landed a few folks in jail. Officer Jason Browning, public information officer, said t ...

Folsom Crime Log, Feb. 13-17

Feb. 17 Cameron Cole, 26, of Cameron Park was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 12:34 a.m. at Natoma Street and Lake Natoma Crossing and booked into Sacramen ...

Citizens academy now taking reservations

Police Chief Sam Spiegel and Fire Chief Dan Haverty invite the public to attend the annual Folsom Citizen’s Academy. Classes begin March 10 and run for 10 weeks at 6 p.m. on Wed ...