folsom police department

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 ...

Equine rescue houses Folsom police horses

If not for the generosity of the Grace Foundation, the Folsom Police Mounted Patrol Unit could meet the fate of other mounted units in the state. A unique partnership between the ...

Folsom crime log, Jan. 22-26

Jan. 26 Bart Lyons, 36, of Folsom was arrested on narcotics-related charges at 6:30 a.m. on Iron Point Road and Ingersoll Way and booked into Sacramento County Jail. Dustin Coope ...

Police seek help in death probe

Officials are continuing the investigation into the body discovered on E. Natoma Street in December, but have yet to release the person’s name. “Not much has changed. ID was fo ...

Folsom police officer injured

A Folsom police officer was injured Saturday afternoon while on patrol. Two motorcycle officers were patrolling in the area of the 200 block of Blue Ravine Road, Officer Jason Bro ...

Coroner: Woman was beaten to death

The Folsom Police Department is officially investigating Alice Murphy’s death as a homicide. The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office released the results of the autopsy on Murp ...

Folsom Crime Log, Dec. 18-21

Information taken from Folsom Police Department records. Dec. 21 Lenny Sanks, 48, of Orangevale was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at 2:17 a.m. in the 9400 ...

Cops should stop using cell phones

Speaking as a 33-year Folsom resident, you’ve got to love our Folsom Police force. How many other cities have cops that ride around talking on cell phones and therefore don’t ...

Cops on lookout for 'sticky note bandit'

Folsom police are searching for a Cameron Park woman who is suspected of returning stolen items for cash. Kathleen Vinson, 31, who has been dubbed the “sticky note bandit” by ...

Probes into cop’s DUI bust continue

Official investigations surrounding the arrest of Folsom Police Officer Evan Fardanesh are continuing. Both the Folsom Police Department and the Sacramento County District Attorney ...