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Coroner identifies Folsom bank robber

The Sacramento County Coroner released the identity of a man shot and killed by officers following a bank robbery. The suspect, 32-year-old Joseph Riso, reportedly robbed the Wells ...

Body found in Folsom, possibly linked to manhunt

The body of a man possibly suspected of a homicide in Mariposa County was found Sunday just after noon along a trail near Lake Natoma following a three-hour manhunt. The man?s caus ...

Folsom police arrest alleged burglar

A man was arrested yesterday after an alleged burglary attempt. Around 3:10 p.m. Nicholas Stewart, 20, of Orangevale, was arrested on multiple charges including possession of stole ...

Prison escapee nabbed within 24 hours in Folsom

FOLSOM -- A prisoner who escaped from California State Prison, Sacramento, on Sunday was apprehended less than 24 hours later. Marco Cabrera escaped Sunday from a minimum security ...

One arrested in double-fatal Folsom accident

FOLSOM, CA - As of 8:35 p.m. Saturday night, Folsom Police were investigating a double-fatal accident at Folsom Boulevard and Parkshore Drive. The driver of one of the vehicles was ...

Good samaritan in Folsom saves woman from burning car - but not DUI

One Folsom man’s kindness led him to become a hero in a sticky situation. James Brown, 59, of Folsom, found that helping others has become a common practice. Recently, Brown was ...

Folsom police turn focus to crime prevention

The Folsom Police Department is taking a proactive approach to preventing crime, if a local community meeting is any indication. Folsom Police Chief Cynthia Renaud led the effort a ...

Police cracking down on DUIs in Folsom, El Dorado Hills areas

Drunken revelers beware, if you get behind the wheel, local law enforcement agencies are looking for you. A statewide crackdown on drunk drivers, spearheaded by the California High ...

Car slams into bank

Wells Fargo Bank was recently shaken after a sport utility vehicle slammed into the building. The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29, on Blue Ravine Road in Fols ...

Folsom Prison escapee nabbed

A Folsom State Prison inmate was apprehended about 4 p.m. Monday by Folsom Police Department officers as he was walking along Folsom Lake Crossing on the north side of the prison g ...

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 ...