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Narcotics detectives arrest Nevada City man on heroin, ammunition charges (1)

April 27, 2016 — 

Narcotics officers arrested a Nevada City man at a South County gas station Tuesday night after they reportedly found him with heroin, cocaine and more than 100 rounds of ammunition.Detectives …

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Eric Meyer trial goes to jury (2)

April 27, 2016 — 

The court-appointed defense attorney for a man accused of possessing burglary tools and stolen property, and of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition, told a jury Wednesday …

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Grass Valley man arrested in Auburn shooting (3)

April 26, 2016 — 

A Grass Valley man, wanted for the attempted murder of an Auburn woman Saturday, was arrested by Placer County Sheriff’s detectives Sunday evening.Craig Joseph McIlhenny, 36, is being held without …

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South Yuba Club bookkeeper arrested on embezzle charges (4)

April 25, 2016 — 

The former bookkeeper for the South Yuba Club has been arrested on charges she embezzled more than $60,000 from the gym, which has one location in Nevada City and one …

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Four arrested in Grass Valley in connection with stolen vehicle (5)

April 25, 2016 — 

Three women were jailed and a man ended up in the hospital after reportedly being found in a stolen vehicle early Monday morning.A Grass Valley Police officer on patrol at …

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Reported rock-throwing lands man in jail (6)

April 25, 2016 — 

An altercation outside the Grass Valley library ended with one man in jail after he reportedly threw a rock and hit a bystander.Grass Valley Police officers responded to a call …

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Defendants in drug felony cases span gamut (7)

April 24, 2016 — 

On Friday, defendants in a number of felony drug cases were in court, in a battle over whether their cases are tainted by a credibility issue with a narcotics detective …

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Legal battle brewing over narcotics cases filed by Nevada County Sheriff’s Office (8)

April 24, 2016 — 

Nevada County District Attorney Cliff Newell said he was just trying to do the right thing when he asked a local judge to review a handful of sealed documents relating …

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Two arrested, two sought in Wolf Mountain burglary (9)

April 22, 2016 — 

Two suspects were arrested and two others are being sought in connection with the theft of $10,000 to $20,000 in antiques.A resident of the 15000 block of Wolf Mountain Road …

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Pleasant Valley school embezzle trial postponed after attorney asks to be fired (10)

April 22, 2016 — 

The trial for a Penn Valley woman who reportedly embezzled funds while serving as president of the Pleasant Valley Elementary School District Parent Club was postponed after her court-appointed attorney …

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Man arrested in connection with paddleboard theft (11)

April 22, 2016 — 

A Lake of the Pines man was arrested Thursday after reportedly being connected to the theft of a paddleboard from within the gated community.A woman on Acacia Court reported the …

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Suspect in dumped-body murder on I-80 defers plea (12)

April 21, 2016 — 

The Reno man charged in the homicide of a woman whose body was found dumped on Interstate 80 above Truckee on April 4 was in court Thursday, but did not …

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Suspect in multiple burglaries offered six-year plea deal (13)

April 19, 2016 — 

The suspect in a string of county burglaries was given a month to reconsider a plea agreement that would net him a little more than six years in prison, after …

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South Nevada County couple sentenced in marijuana sales case (14)

April 18, 2016 — 

A judge refused to overturn a jury verdict and OK a new trial for a South County couple found guilty of possessing marijuana for sale, sentencing the pair Monday in …

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Police blotter: Man named Ed Stranger asked to use bathroom (15)

April 17, 2016 — 

Grass Valley Police DepartmentFriday8:32 a.m. — A woman was at the lobby of the police department to report theft from an unlocked vehicle.12:07 p.m. — A man from the 500 …

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Grass Valley man sentenced to 6 years in drug case (16)

April 17, 2016 — 

A Grass Valley man who was arrested last November after reportedly being found with marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin and brass knuckles was sentenced in court Friday to six years in prison.Jack …

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Pleasant Valley School embezzle suspect given one-week deadline to consider plea deal (17)

April 15, 2016 — 

A Penn Valley woman who reportedly embezzled funds while serving as president of the Pleasant Valley Elementary School District Parent Club — and who reportedly fled the state before her …

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Alleged bail-jumper arrested at gunpoint in Grass Valley (18)

April 14, 2016 — 

A man with 11 active warrants out of Nevada — who reportedly had jumped bail and threatened law enforcement — was arrested at gunpoint Thursday afternoon in the middle of …

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Penn Valley man arrested in connection with pot deal gone bad (19)

April 13, 2016 — 

Nevada County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Penn Valley man after he allegedly robbed another man at gunpoint as payback for a marijuana deal gone bad.The alleged victim, an unidentified 31-year-old …

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Grass Valley man pleads guilty to drug, ammo charges (20)

April 13, 2016 — 

A Grass Valley man who was arrested in November on drug and weapons charges — after having been released from jail less than a week earlier — pleaded guilty in …

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