folsom police department

Crash sends one to hospital

One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries last week after a multiple vehicle accident. A vehicle accident was reported at 8:47 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1, at East Bid ...

City opts to sell surplus police cars, buy six new Dodge Chargers

After a council recess on Aug. 9, the city council returned on Aug. 23 for a quick meeting lasting about an hour. Council approved a long list of consent calendar items including ...

City task force snares illegal fireworks

The Folsom Fire Department and Folsom Police Department were working a special task force over the weekend to ensure Folsom stayed safe and sane during Fourth of July celebrations. ...

Police nab alleged '$80 bandits'

After hitting multiple local businesses with an alleged over-charging scam, police say they’ve nabbed the bandits. When Katheran Willis, 24, and James Armstrong, 41, of Sacramen ...

Renaud is Folsom’s first female police chief

Folsom’s first female police chief is now in command. Last week, Cynthia Renaud officially became Folsom’s first female police chief during a swearing-in ceremony where she wa ...

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 ...