Grover Beach man busted for burglaries

November 25, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-11-25 at 6.09.27 PMA Grover Beach man is accused of burglarizing four neighboring Arroyo Grande businesses during a three-day span last week.

Arroyo Grande police received reports of each of the burglaries occurring in the 1000 block of Grand Avenue from Nov. 19 through Nov. 21. Investigators acquired surveillance video of the incidents, which showed a male suspect and a getaway vehicle.

On Saturday, officers located the vehicle while it was parked on the block where the burglaries occurred. When Donald Bruce Folb, 49 got back in his car and took off, officers pulled him over.

The officers searched Folb’s vehicle and found several stolen goods from the burglaries.

Officer then found additional property from the burglarized businesses at Folb’s Grover Beach home. They recovered more than $3,400 of property that Folb allegedly stole.

Police arrested Folb for commercial burglary and possession of stolen property. They also determined that he was on active probation.

Folb is currently in San Luis Obispo County Jail on $40,000 bail.



  1. JamesD says:

    If he took less than 950.00 in each burglary along with the possession of stolen property,
    I wonder if he would be charged with a misdemeanor for each case thanks to our new
    Prop 47. If so, he should be out in time to clean out a few more homes during the holiday

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  2. MaryMalone says:

    Thanks to the AG Police’s quick work, they were able to take him into custody before he robbed more businesses.

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  3. shudacuda says:

    stupid is as stupid does.

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  4. achillesheal says:

    On probation, figures. The same people commit the same crimes again and again.

    Cut off his hands so he can’t steal anymore.

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  5. indigo1955 says:

    Meth will make you do things….you never dreamed you would do….

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  6. LeAnn says:

    We are so blessed to have the AGPOA!!!!!! Good job!

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    • Latte2Party says:

      Not to be grumpy. But, “blessed?” We have the AGPOA because we pay them to protect us and our community They’re not a charitable organization. I have high regard for their dedication and hard work, but I don’t think our Fire Dept. is using holy water in their hoses either. I need more coffee.

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  7. SloTownMan says:

    Folb is such a wonderful person, no doubt his family is so very proud of him.

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