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Folsom officers earn medals at police and fire games

Folsom has some athletic police officers. Sergeant Ron Peterson, 59, and Office James Moher, 39, competed in the Police and Fire Games on June 6-12 in Ontario, CA and came home wit ...

Alleged toy bandits busted

What started as a routine business alarm at 3:30 a.m. Sunday morning quickly turned into a high-speed pursuit. The alleged bandits attempted to make off with $16,000 in toys they ...

Light rail robbery suspects arrested

Two juveniles suspected of robbing a 43-year-old woman Friday near the Iron Point Light Rail Station are behind bars. On Jan. 29 around 7 p.m., officers responded to the intersect ...

Cops offer tips to stay safe during holidays

As presents pile up, so do crime reports. Officer Christopher Hill, Folsom Police Department public information officer, said overall crime is down this year as opposed to last yea ...

Folsom officers box badges before amateur contest ends in scuffle

Folsom police Officer James Dorris called attention to the “detrimental” cuts facing his department the best way he knows how: he punched a prison guard’s lights out. Wait, h ...

Car chase ends in flames, arrest

An early Sunday car pursuit ended with the vehicle's engine catching fire and the driver arrested. At 2 a.m. Sunday, police officers patrolling in the area of Oak Avenue Parkway a ...

Letter writer, editor missing point

Some time back, Sandra Grasso opined in a letter to the editor, “Why do police officers always have to kill the person?” The letter was regarding the death of Joseph Han. Oh ...

Would-be crooks breaking into local park facilities

There are no suspects in a rash of recent break-ins at local park buildings. On June 2, the snack bar at Kemp Park was broken into. Officials report that ice cream, candy and snack ...

Devices found at school considered ‘dangerous’

Law enforcement officials are now reporting that suspected explosive devices found at a Folsom elementary school were deemed dangerous and destroyed. Nine bullet casings of various ...